Programs and Services for Those
with Low Vision to No Vision


Explore our wide array of programs and services - all of which are completely free of charge.


Check out our catalog of audio books, braille books, as well as digital books and magazines.


Get involved and make a difference at any one of our 6 centers in Southern California.


Help those who are blind and visually impaired lead productive, fulfilling and independent lives.

Braille Institute is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to positively transform the lives of those with vision loss. Braille Institute serves more than 37,000 people through a variety of free programs, classes and services at centers and community outreach locations throughout Southern California – from Santa Barbara to San Diego counties.

A Braille Institute Connection Pointe Instructor and student with a smart phone and tablet. With text: 'January is Technology Month'.

Recent Stories

Braille Institute is a community of individuals who are sighted, blind or have low vision.
Every day throughout the country, we work together to empower people who live with vision loss.
These are our stories.