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Resources for the Visually Impaired

The following information on rehabilitation was taken from Prevent Blindness Northern California:

Rehabilitation – State and Federal Agencies


California Department of Education
Clearinghouse for Specialized Media and Technology
1430 N Street, Suite 3207, Sacramento, CA 95816
Telephone: (916) 445-5103 Fax: (916) 323-9732
Website: www:csmt.cde.ca.gov/

California Department of Social Services
Office of Services to the Blind (OSB)
744 “P” Street, M.S. 6-94, Sacramento, CA 95814
Telephone: (916) 657-3327 Fax: (916) 653-4001
Website: www.cdss.ca.gov/cdssweb/PG83.htm

California School for the Blind
500 Walnut Avenue, Fremont, CA 94536
Telephone: (510) 794-3800 Fax: (510) 794-3813
Website: www.csb-cde.ca.gov/

California State Department of Rehabilitation
Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
2000 Evergreen Street, Sacramento, CA 95815
Telephone: (916) 263-8953 Fax: (916) 263-7478
Website: www.rehab.ca.gov/

Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation
1 Research Court, Suite 450, Rockville, MD  20850
Telephone: (301) 519-8023
Website: www.rehabnetwork.org/

Humboldt County Office of Education
Telephone: (707) 445-7000 Fax: (707) 445-7143
Website: www.humboldt.k12.ca.us/

Orientation Center for the Blind
400 Adams Street, Albany, CA 94706-1197
Telephone: (510) 559-1208 Fax: (510) 525-4922
Website:  www.dor.ca.gov/ssd/blindser.htm

Veterans Affairs Central California Health Care System
2615 E. Clinton Avenue, Fresno, CA 93703
Telephone: (559) 225-6100 Ext 5052 Fax: (559) 228-5398
Website: www2.va.gov/directory/guide/home.asp

Veterans Administration Medical Center: Visual Impairment Service Team
4150 Clement, San Francisco, CA 94121
Telephone: (415) 750-6604 Fax: (415) 750-2261

Western Blind Rehabilitation Center
3801 Miranda Avenue, Building 48, Palo Alto, CA 94304
Telephone: (650) 493-5000 x66266 Fax: (650) 852-3472
Email: https://iris.va.gov/

 

Rehabilitation – Private Agencies


A
ging and Disability Resource Center
Telephone: (707) 464-7876

Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired
Telephone (877) 492-2707 Fax (703) 671-6391
Website: www.aerbvi.org/

Braille Through Remote Learning
Website: www.brl.org/

Blind and Visually Impaired Center of Monterey County
225 Laurel Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Telephone: (831) 649-3505 Fax: (831) 649-4057
(800) 404-3505 (Salinas Area)
Website: www.blindandlowvision.org/

Center for Independence of the Disabled
355 Gellert Blvd., Suite 256, Daly City, CA 94015
Telephone: (650) 991-5124 Fax: (650) 757-2075

Center for Independence of the Disabled, Inc.
875 O’Neill Ave., Belmont, CA 94002
Telephone: 650) 595-0783 Fax: (650) 595-0261
TDD/TTY: (650) 595-0743

Center for Independent Living
3475 West Shaw Ave., Suite 101, Fresno, CA 93711
Telephone: (559) 276-6777 Fax: (559) 276-6778
TDD/TTY: (559) 276-6779

Center for Independent Living, Blind & Low Vision Services
2539 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704
Telephone: (510) 841-4776 Fax: (510) 841-6168
TDD/TTY:(510) 848-3101
Website: www.cilberkeley.org/

Central Coast Center for Independent Living
1395 - 41st Ave., Suite B, Capitola, CA 95010
Telephone: (831) 462-8720 Fax: (831)462-8727
TDD/TTY: (831) 462-8729
Website: www.cccil.org/

Central Coast Center for Independent Living
234 Capitol Street, Suite A, Salinas, CA 93901
Telephone: (831) 757-2968 Fax: (831) 757-5549
TDD/TTY: (831) 757-2968
Website: www.cccil.org/

Community Blind Center
130 West Flora Street, Stockton, CA 95202
Telephone: (209) 466-3836 Fax: (209) 466-5692
Website: www.communitycenterfortheblind.org/

Community Resources for Independence (serves Ukaih and Ft. Bragg area)
1040 N. State St, Suite E, Ukiah, CA 95482
Telephone: (707) 463-8875 or (800) 528-7704
Fax: (707) 463-8878 TDD/TTY: (707) 462-4498
Website: www.cri-dove.org/

Community Resources for Independent Living
439 A Street, Hayward, CA 94541
Telephone: (510) 881-5743 or (925) 371-1531 (Tri Valley)
Fax: (510) 881-1593 TDD/TTY: (510) 881-0218
Website: www.cril-online.org/

Disability Resource Agency for Independent Living
4555 Precissi Lane, Suite 2, Stockton, CA 95207
Telephone: (209) 477-8143 Fax: (209) 477-7730
TDD/TTY: (209) 477-7734
Website: www.drail.org/

Disability Resource Agency for Independent Living
67 Linoberg St. #A, Sonora, CA 95370
Telephone: (209) 532-0963 Fax: (209) 532-1591
TDD/TTY: (209) 532-0963
Website: www.drail.org/

Disability Resources Agency for Independent Living
221 McHenry Ave, Modesto, CA 95354
Telephone: (209) 521-7260 Fax: (209) 521-4763
TDD/TTY: (209) 521-1425
Website: www.drail.org/

Earle Baum Center of the Blind
4539 Occidental Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Telephone: (707) 523-3222 Fax: (707) 636-2768
Website: www.earlebaum.org/

East Bay Center for the Blind, Inc.
2928 Adeline Street, Berkeley, CA 94703
Telephone: (510) 843-6935

Enrichment Audio Resources Services, Inc.
Telephone: (800) 843-6816
Website: www.earsforeyes.info/

Fairfield Senior Center Support Group
1200 Civic Center Drive, Fairfi eld, CA 94533
Telephone: (707) 428-7421 Fax: (707) 429-5687

FREED Center for the Independent Living
Foundation of Resources for Equality & Employment for the Disabled
508 J Street, Marysville, CA 95901
Telephone: (530) 742-4474 Fax: (530) 742-4476
Website: www.freed.org/

Guide Dog Users, Inc.
14311 Astrodome Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20906
Telephone: (888) 858-1008 or (301) 598-5771
Website: www.gdui.org/

Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc.
P.O. Box 151200, San Rafael, CA 94915
Telephone: (800) 295-4050 Fax: (415) 499-4035
Website: www.guidedogs.com/

Independent Living Services of Northern California
1161 East Avenue, Chico, CA 95926
Telephone: (800) 464-8527 Fax: (530) 893-8574
TDD/TTY: (530) 893-8527
Website: www.ilsnc.org/

Independent Living Resource Center
649 Mission Street, Third Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105
Telephone: (415) 543-6222 Fax: 415)543-6318
TDD/TTY: (415) 543-6698
Website: www.ilrcsf.org/

Independent Living Resource of Contra Costa County
3200 Clayton Road, Concord, CA 94519
Telephone: 925-363-7293 Fax: Fax: (925) 363-7296
TDD/TTY: (925) 363-7293

Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired
214 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102
Telephone: (415) 431-1481 or (415) 694-7305
TDD (415) 431-4572 Fax: (415) 863-7568
Website: www.lighthouse-sf.org/

Lighthouse of the North Coast
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired
2830 G Street, Suite #B1, Eureka, CA 95501
Telephone: (707) 268-5646 Fax: (707) 268-5647
(800) 592-9053 (Para Espanol) TDD/TTY: (707) 268-5655

Lions Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
(Formally the Lions Blind Center of Diablo Valley)
175 Alvarado Avenue, Pittsburg, CA 94565
Telephone: (800) 750-3937 Fax: (925) 432-7014
Website:  www.seniorvision.org

Lions Center for the Blind, Oakland
2115 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
Telephone: (510) 450-1580 Fax: (510) 654-3603
www.lbcenter.org/

Lions Silicon Valley Center for the Blind and Sight-Impaired
101 North Bascom Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128
Telephone: (408) 295-4016 Fax: 408-295-1398
Website: www.visionbeyondsight.org/

Living Skills Center for the Visually Impaired
2430 Road 20, #B112, San Pablo, CA 94806
Telephone: (510) 234-4984 Fax: (510) 234-4986

Marin Center for Independent Living
710 Fourth Street, San Rafael, CA 94901
Telephone: (415) 459-6245 Fax: (415) 459-7047
TDD/TTY: (415) 459-7027

National Association for Visually Handicapped
3201 Balboa Street, San Francisco, CA 94121
Telephone: (415) 221-3202 Fax: (415) 221-8754
Website: www:lighthouse.org/navh

Outa Sight Group of Woodland, Inc.
131 Hays Street, Woodland, CA 95695
Telephone: (530) 662-0535

Placer Independent Resources Services
11768 Atwood Road, Suite 29, Auburn, CA 95603
Telephone: (530) 885-6100 Fax: (530) 885-3032
TDD/TTY: (530) 885-0326
Website: www.pirs.org/

Resources for Independent Living
420 “I” Street, Suite 3, Sacramento, CA 95814
Telephone: (916) 446-3074 Fax: (916) 446-2443
TDD/TTY: (916) 446-3074
Website: www.ril-sacramento.org/

Sierra Services for the Blind
546 Searls Avenue, Nevada City, CA 95959
Telephone: (530) 265-2121 Fax: (530) 265-2198
Website: www.sierraservices.org/

Silicon Valley Independent Living Center
2306 Zanker Road, San Jose, CA 95131
Telephone: (408) 894-9041 Fax: (408) 894-9050
Website: www.svilc.org/

Tri-county Independent Living
955 Myrtle Ave., Eureka, CA 95501
Telephone: (707) 445-8404 Fax: (707) 445-9751
Website: www.tilinet.org/

Valley Center for the Blind
Formerly Friendship Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
1060 Fulton Mall, Suite #315, Fresno, CA 93721
Telephone: (559) 222-4447 Fax: (559) 222-4844

Vista Center for the Blind
2470 El Camino Real, Suite 107, Palo Alto, CA 94306
Telephone: (650) 858-0202 Fax: (650) 858-0857
(800) 660-2009 (from area code 408 only)
Website: www.vistacenter.org/

Source: www.eyeinfo.org/pdfs/CopingWithSightLoss2008.pdf