Bay State Council of the Blind (BSCB)
Marcia N. Dresser, President

57 Grandview Avenue
Watertown, Massachusetts 02472
Phone: 617-923-4519
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BSCB is an affiliate of the American Council of the Blind in Massachusetts.


ACB Board of Publications Seeks Your Feedback

The ACB Board of Publications is conducting a comprehensive membership survey to get the feedback of our readers on a range of topics connected with our two primary national publications, "The ACB Braille Forum" and "The ACB E-Forum."

You may take the BOP survey on line, or email your responses to bopchair@acb.org. If you don't have access to a computer, or feel more comfortable filling out the survey by phone, please leave a message in the BSCB mailbox at 617-923-4519 with times when someone can assist you.

Your feedback is very important to the continued success of our ACB publications, so please fill out the survey in whatever way you can.


Paratransit Services in Massachusetts

General Information

MBTA Ride Service Providers

Use the following links to go to the user login pages for each of the three MBTA service providers. Once you have signed in, you can check your account balance, obtain information about past and current trips, and schedule new trips.

On each page, enter your Ride ID number as your username. Your password is your date of birth entered as the two-digit month, the two-digit day, and the four-digit year.

MBTA Service Provider Login Links:


Council Connection

Council Connection is a monthly radio show featuring events, issues, and human interest stories from a BSCB perspective. The show airs on the first Thursday of every month at 8:00 PM Eastern on the Talking Information Center Network, and on the second Tuesday of the month at 9:00 PM Eastern on ACB Radio Mainstream.

This month on "Council Connection":

This month, we hear from three gubernatorial candidates:

To listen to past shows, visit the Council Connection Archive.


Donate Your Vehicle to BSCB

Automobile donations are an incredibly fast and easy way to help the Bay State Council of the Blind. Your car donations help support our vital work and are an easy way for you to get rid of an unwanted vehicle. Make an automobile donation to us.


Read the most recent list of Descriptive video (DVS) AND Rear Window Captioned (RWC) MOVIES IN Massachusetts


BSCB Links


  • Go to ACB Main Page
  • Last updated on Thursday, July 3, 2014