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Empowering the Blind Community

Blind Industries & Services of Maryland is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing career and training resources to blind residents of Maryland.

Providing Evolving Opportunities for the Visually Impaired

BISM is a Global Leader, recognized for providing stable career opportunities, innovative rehabilitation programs, and quality products, services, and resources for the blind and visually impaired community.


Sight-impaired child riding a horse with help from volunteer.
Two workers in warehouse checking stock on shelves.


Learn about products that are made, manufactured, remanufactured, or assembled by blind and low vision associates for the State of Maryland.

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Programs & Services

We offer life skills rehabilitation programs for blind and low vision people of all ages to achieve self-sufficiency, personal growth and independence.
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We are always looking for talented, mission-driven individuals to fill multiple roles in our organization. We cover all of Maryland and have locations in Raleigh (NC), Ft. Knox (KY), Dover (DE), and Washington DC.

News & Resources

Learn more about our people and stay in touch with the latest articles, news, and events that matter to the blind community—and beyond!