• Slide 1: image of a man using a white cane with the sun setting behind him
  • Slide 2: Image of a man using a white cane
  • Slide 3: image of a client using a refreshable Braille Display
  • Slide 4: image of a hand touching large stone Braille engravings

Proving that Vision Transcends Eyesight Since 1942

Our mission is to empower and enrich the lives of the Blind and Visually Impaired Community. We provide the tools and opportunities through education and training so those we serve may live full productive lives. We are committed to providing high quality State Certified programs, designed to promote the fullest integration into society and into the workforce.

Latest News and Events:

NEW SERVICE: TouchWorks!

Lions Center for the Blind’s TouchWorks is an innovative program integrating next generation document braille embossing capabilities with experiential workplace learning for the blind and visually impaired of the Bay Area.


Dec. 3rd 2015 @ 4:30 PM - Open House & RAFFLE!

Lions Center, an East Bay-Oakland based nonprofit, proving that vision transcends eyesight since 1942. Join us for a glimpse into our new center location. Learn more about what our services have to do with your businesses.


Dec. 10th 2015 @ 5:30 PM - Winter Safari PAW-tay!

Lions Center for the Blind cordially invites you to our annual Holiday Party with a winter safari theme! To RSVP, email Gabriela Jauregui or call: (510) 450-1580 X221.


Dec. 16th 2015 @ 10 AM - CTAP Presentation

CTAP is a state mandated program which offers free specialized telephones and devices to any eligible California residents who have difficulty using their standard home phones due to vision, hearing, mobility, speech and or cognitive impairments.


[SOLD OUT!] Golden State Warriors Fundraiser

Tickets are $60 and all proceeds from this event will support our mission of providing high quality programs and services for the blind and visually impaired. All youth (ages 18 and under) will be entered into a raffle for the opportunity to High-Five the players as they run onto the court after half time!


Amazon Smile!

Shop at Amazon Smile and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to Alameda-Contra Costa Lions Central Committee For The Blind Inc. Click on this link to get started: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/94-1386913