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Bosma Enterprises is on a mission to create opportunities and we have a vision of complete equality for people who are blind or visually impaired. Our vision is complete equality for people who are blind or visually impaired. For over a century, we have helped Hoosiers navigate blindness. We put people on a path to success through a combination of rehabilitation and employment programs. Our programs are proven, and the results are life-changing. To find out more read our latest publications.

For media inquiries or to enlist expert commentary from a member of our team, please contact:

Anthony Scott
Communications Specialist
anthonys@bosma.org
Cell: 317.796.5248
Office: 317.870.7894
 

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Quick Stats

  • The unemployment rate among people who are blind or visually impaired is 70 percent

  • There are currently 165,000 Hoosiers living with vision loss

  • By 2030, the rate of blindness is estimated to double along with the country’s aging population*

*Source: Special Report on Aging and Vision Loss

At a Glance

  • Founded in 1915

  • Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Over 50% of our nearly 200 employees are blind or visually impaired

  • Five dedicated lines of business that provide funding for our programs and much-needed jobs for people who are blind or visually impaired

  • Rehabilitation provided at our Indianapolis center and through at-home services

  • Employment services including skills training, job placements and employer outreach

  • Serving people and communities throughout central Indiana

  • Supported by the Bosma Visionary Opportunities Foundation, a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization

Our Results

  • In 2014 alone, Bosma Enterprises served more than 1,000 Hoosiers through our employment and rehabilitation programs

  • 60 percent of people entered higher education or competitive employment after completing a program at Bosma Enterprises

  • Over 50 percent of our own workforce is blind or visually impaired

  • We placed blind or visually impaired employees with over 20 different companies, diversifying their workforce and disproving stereotypes about the abilities of people who are blind or visually impaired

  • Over 300 seniors with vision loss have benefitted from in-home training, enabling them to remain independent in their homes

Areas of Expertise

Our team can provide expert commentary and opinions on key issues for blindness and disability, including:

  • The scope of challenges for people who are blind or visually impaired

  • Proven strategies to reduce the unemployment rate among people who are blind or visually impaired

  • Best-practices in rehabilitation for people who are blind or visually impaired

  • Strategies to help an aging population that is vulnerable to vision loss

  • Key policy issues and news that affect people with disabilities at the local, state and federal level