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The National Federation of the Blind of West Virginia (NFBWV) affiliate is one of the 52 affiliates in the National Federation of the Blind. There is an affiliate in every state, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico.

In addition to chapters and affiliates, there are several divisions, which focus on specific areas of interest to blind persons. Some of our divisions are: Students Division, Parents Divisions, Merchants Divisions, and Deaf Blind Division. There are many more divisions on the national level. Check the national website for a more complete listing.

The NFB improves blind people’s lives through advocacy, education, research, technology and programs encouraging independence and self-confidence. It is the leading force in the blindness field today and the voice of the nation’s blind.