Services

HOURS OF OPERATION

Tuesday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

1st, 3rd, and 5th Wednesday of each month: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Thursday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

SERVICES

Uftring Technology Center

  • Internet access
  • PC Workstations
  • Voice computer screen reading programs
  • Braille writers
  • Braille embosser
  • Desktop magnification reader

Education

  • Braille printing
  • White canes and their usage
  • Assistance with computer or other types of media devices
  • Assistance with understanding personal paperwork, such as billing statements from utility companies

Onsite Store

  • Magnifiers, talking clocks, and products
  • Low vision products
  • Products for the blind
  • If product is not available onsite we offer special orders

Social Programs

  • Open House Lunch: 1st, 3rd, & 5th Wednesday at noon
  • Open House Dinner: 2nd & 4th Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.
  • Jam Session: 3rd Saturday of the month
  • Braille and large print Bingo
  • Field trips to camps and other local entertainment activities, such as musicals,  concerts, and ballgames

Transportation Program

  • Free transportation is provided for blind and visually impaired patrons residing in Peoria, Tazewell, and Woodford Counties.
  • Transportation to and from Center-sponsored programs, events, and activities, such as Open House meals and other social events, using either one or both of the Center’s specialized vehicles, a Ford minibus and a Chevy minivan.
  • Safety features of vehicles – Hand rails, wheelchair lift in minibus, ramp in minivan, easy entrance and exit off and on the vehicles, and comfortable for guide/leader dogs.