Our Mission

Braille Institute is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to eliminate barriers to a fulfilling life caused by blindness and severe sight loss.
Each year, Braille Institute serves more than 37,000 people through a variety of free programs, classes and services at six centers and 220 community outreach locations throughout Southern California.

Learn More


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.

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.

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