• 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.

Lions Center for the Blind Plans Closure in August 2016

GoFundMe and Press Release

The Lions Center for the Blind (LCB), a nonprofit organization with offices in Oakland and Fairfield, CA, has announced that it will cease operations effective August 31, 2016, unless significant additional funding is received prior to that date.


Latest News and Events:

Sep. 8th @ 9 AM - Emergency Preparedness Exercise

The City of Oakland will be conducting an outdoor exercise the morning of Thursday, September 8, 2016 to simulate a post-disaster commodity Point of Distribution (POD) site within our community, and we need your help.


Partners in Sight 5, 10, 15K

On behalf of the Lions Center Participants, Staff and Board we thank you for your support.

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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.


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