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Chapter 2 Application Process

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NORTH CAROLINA DIVISION OF SERVICES FOR THE BLIND
PROGRAMS AND FACILITIES SECTION
SPECIAL ASSISTANCE FOR THE BLIND PROGRAM


Section:

Chapter 2

Title:

Application Process

Revision History:

Revised 08/02


Any individual has the right to apply for Special Assistance for the Blind. The applicant or persons of the applicant’s choice may participate in the application process. An application (DSB-7204) can be completed at the county department of social services or away from the DSS and then submitted to staff of the DSS or the Division of Services for the Blind. Refer to page 211 for a copy of the application form and instructions for its completion. The application should then be submitted to the SAB Eligibility Specialist in the State Office of the Division of Services for the Blind, 2601 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-2601.

I. ACCEPTANCE OF THE APPLICATION

II. DISPOSITION OF APPLICATION

III. TIME LIMITS IN PROCESSING APPLICATIONS

IV. EFFECTIVE DATE OF PAYMENT

V. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE AGENCY

VI. APPLICANT/RECIPIENT’S RESPONSIBILITIES

VII. RIGHTS OF THE APPLICANT/RECIPIENT

The a/r has certain rights afforded to him/her by N.C. General Statutes and by policies of the Division of Services for the Blind.

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