AbilityOne Base Supply Centers (BSCs)

AbilityOne Base Supply Centers (BSCs) 2017-05-15T21:21:35+00:00

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. operates seven AbilityOne Base Supply Centers (BSCs) which supply superior blind made products and services to Federal Government customers through a commercial retail-type setting that employs people who are blind.

The BSCs offer a wide range of SKILCRAFT® and other AbilityOne products that meet government and military specifications for mission requirements.The Lighthouse’s AbilityOne BSC program partners with the leadership at their location to satisfy the specific needs of base and installation personnel.

What Products Are Available at AbilityOne BSCs?

Products sold at the BSCs include AbilityOne, commercial office, janitorial/sanitation supplies, and more. Products available include:

Office Products

  • Computer Accessories
  • Desk Supplies
  • Shipping Supplies
  • Printing Supplies

Cleaning & Janitorial Supplies

  • Environmentally “Green” Cleaners/Detergents
  • Disposable Paper Products
  • Food Service Supplies

Individual Equipment Element

  • Organizational Clothing and Individual Equipment
  • DLA items

Special Orders

  • Unique Military Items
    • Tactical Gear
  • Office Furniture
    • Space Planning and Installation
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www.mysupply.org – GPC cardholders may shop online using our e-commerce site, mysupply.org.

AbilityOne BSC Locations


National Industries for the Blind logoThe Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. is affiliated with National Industries for the Blind (NIB). NIB serves as a liaison between the federal government and approximately 85 nonprofit agencies employing individuals who are blind. There are approximately 120 BSCs managed by NIB-affiliated agencies that have been successfully operating over the last decade.  Click here to learn more about the AbilityOne Program’s BSC Initiative.

BSCs provide jobs for blind people throughout the country at Express Supply stores and at our Seattle and Spokane facilities, where our products are manufactured.