The Mary Bryant Home for the Blind and Visually
Impaired is holding its Annual Chili/Soup Fundraiser on Friday, October 17,
20114 at our 2960 Stanton Street facility.
Serving time is from 11A.M. to 7P.M.
The price is $8.00 and includes a bowl of
Zillion’s Famous Chili Bowl Chili
or homemade beef vegetable soup, hot dog, dessert and beverage. Dine-in,
carry-out, drive-thru and a limited delivery service is available.
Orders may be placed in advance at 217-529-1614
or emailed to
Order Form Download
A silent auction and bake sale are also planned!
At the Mary Bryant
Home for the Blind, we believe blindness (being visually disabled)
should not be a barrier to enjoying a happy, healthy
and productive life style.
The Mary Bryant
Home for the Blind offers housing with a lively community atmosphere
for the visually impaired, located in Springfield, Illinois.
As an certified supportive living facility for the blind, the Mary
Bryant Home offers its residents a wide variety of activities, as
enhanced quality of life by promoting a life style that's geared
to meet the
needs of the residents. Making the Mary Bryant Home for the Blind
a very unique independent living facility for the blind and visually
The Mary Bryant Home is a certified supportive living facility for
men and women who are blind and/or visually impaired, offering residents
a safe, secure and well-maintained environment in home-like surroundings
where they can live independent lives.
Support services including healthcare, transportation, meals and housekeeping
services are available. Residents of the Mary Bryant Home must be 22
years of age or older, be blind or visually impaired, be ambulatory,
self-sufficient and mentally competent. Married couples are welcome,
even if one spouse is sighted. Admission is open to all who meet these
requirements regardless of race, creed, gender, or national origin.
This beautiful facility for the blind and visually impaired,
located in the city of Springfield, Illinois, is a quality residential
care facility designed to meet the needs of it's visually impaired
residents, while offering studio like housing. The Mary Bryant Home
for the Blind provides it's residents with a safe and secure environment,
healthcare, great dining experiences, a family-like atmosphere, peaceful
surroundings in a quiet country setting, yet close to all activities
like shopping, restaurants, hospitals, etc. The Mary Bryant Home
is a clean and restful place with a friendly, family type atmosphere
the Mary Bryant Home one of the most beautiful independent living
facilities for the visually impaired in the country. Welcoming visitors,
Bryant Home invites inquiries about its services as a premier residential
facility for the blind. We also welcome volunteers!
While many of the residents of the Mary Bryant Home for the Blind come
from within the state of Illinois, several residents from other states
are warmly welcomed
and call the Mary Bryant Home— home.
The state of Illinois has a lot to offer anyone considering calling
it home. President Abraham Lincoln spent over 30 years of his life
in Springfield, Illinois, making the city rich in American history
as it houses the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
Springfield, Illinois, has a well-diversified economic base with
population of about 113,000 people. Offering moderate year-round
temperatures, with the average temperature ranging from 70-80° in the summer
months to 30-40° in the winter months. That makes Springfield,
Illinois, and the Mary Bryant Home for the Blind a nice place to
At the Mary Bryant Home for the Blind, we firmly believe that all
of our residents should have as many choices and opportunities as
possible to lead as active and independent a life style as they choose.
We go out of our way to help our residents, making "independent
living for the blind" more than just a catch phrase, for us
it's a means towards an enriched quality of life for our residents.
The Mary Bryant Home for the Blind was established and designed especially
for blind and visually impaired people who want to live in a place
geared just for them and their needs. We think you will find the Mary
Bryant Home for the Blind an exceptional place to call home.
Mary Bryant Home
Springfield, IL 62703
Member of American Council of the Blind and Illinois Council of the Blind