The organizations below work with the blind and low vision in a number of ways. Please click on each organization to learn more. Some of the resources include; living skills, cooking, technology, computer skills, cane training, braille classes, career assistance and many more…
- American Foundation for the Blind removes barriers, creates solutions, and expands possibilities, so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential.
- The Braille Institute of America is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to eliminate barriers to a fulfilling life caused by blindness and severe sight loss. Offering a variety of Free Programs, Classes and Services at five Centers and 220 Community Outreach locations throughout Southern California.
- California Council for the Blind is a statewide membership organization, CCB’s mission is to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and quality of life for all Californians who are blind and visually impaired.
- National Federation for the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the expectations of blind people, because low expectations create obstacles between blind people and our dreams.
- San Diego Center for the Blind (SDCB) mission is to help any adult with blindness or vision impairment to reach their highest level of independence.
- Department of Rehabilitation works in partnership with consumers and other stakeholders to provide services and advocacy resulting in employment, independent living and equality for individuals with disabilities.
- Light House for the Blind and Visually Impaired promotes the independence, equality and self-reliance of people who are blind or have low vision.
- Los Angeles Blind Children’s Center mission is to foster the development and education of children—birth through 2nd grade—who are visually impaired in an inclusive, family-focused setting.