Vista Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired
2470 El Camino Real, Suite 107
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Provides services such as a low vision clinic with an optometrist specialist, training in daily living skills and mobility training. There are also Braille classes available. They have a social worker who can come to your home to assess the services you need and provide training to become more independent within the home. The center also holds support groups, which includes a Youth Group for people ages 7-17.
Library of Congress in Sacramento
Call to request an application for Talking Books. Peninsula Center for the Blind also has applications.
Braille Transcription Project
101 N. Bascom Ave., San Jose, CA 95128
Contact: Margot McCann or Lois Anderson
California Deaf-Blind Services
1600 Holloway Ave., Pacifica Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94132
Voice: (415) 405-7560 or (800) 822-7884
Advocacy and referral service for children and young adults through 22 years of age.