Welcome to Blindness Support Services

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We at Blindness Support Services are dedicated to teaching those who are blind or have visual impairments to become more independent and adapt to the challenges they have.

  • children feeling different soils to get used to different textures.
  • Using technology to enlarge text to be read.
  • A student looking in a shop while on a travel training exercise.
  • a student getting a hands on look at a refreshable braille display during an assistive technology presentation.
  • using a letter address writing guide
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Announcement!

Early Voting

When: Friday, October 25, 2019 from 10:00AM- 4:00PM

On November 5, 2019, a Special Municipal Runoff Election will be held for the two candidates of each Ward that received the highest number of votes. Successful candidates will serve five-year terms transitioning future elections to even-numbered years to coincide with Statewide elections.

Early voting for this Special Municipal Runoff Election will be taking place at BSS! We will have machines for Voters as well as accessible audio machines and Magnifiers for voters to utilize. Voters can also drop off their ballot. The early voting site is open to the public as long as they are registered to vote.

The following recurring events or presentations will be going dark until further notice.


Upcoming Events

2019 calendar

BSS Calendar


Unless otherwise specified, the following meetings are held at
Blindness Support Services Inc.
3696 Beatty Dr. Riverside, CA 92506

*Our Meetings are invite only. Please contact us to RSVP before the meeting date.
Call: (951) 341-9244 or stop by our front desk


La Red Social Para Latinos (Spanish Peer Support)

Adjustment to Blindness Peer Support Group for Spanish Speaking Blind Patrons
When: Friday, November 8, from 10:00AM- 12:00PM

We have an Adjustment to Blindness Peer Support Group where you can come and discuss the issues you face as a person with a visual impairment. We have resources and tips to improve your independence. We have various topics and meet every second Friday of the month. This group is for people who speak Spanish.


Peer Support

When: Friday, November 15, 2019 from 10:00AM- 12:00PM

We have a Peer Support group where individuals that are blind are visually impaired can interact with others. We have various topics and activities. We meet every third Friday of the month.

Warren Avery will be coming to BSS for our Peer Support meeting!  He is running for Riverside City Council Ward 3 which is where BSS is located, and he would like to learn about us, what we do and have a Q&A with those in attendance.


Apple Devices Club

When: Friday, November 15, 2019 from 1:00- 3:00PM

A black apple logo in a white squareWe discuss topics related to Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad Devices and Apps followed by open discussion. It is free to our Blind patrons and do not forget to bring your iPad, iPod, or your iPhone. If you do not have an Apple Device, but would like to Join us and learn, you are welcome to come! We meet the third Friday of every month.

This month, we will be discussing streaming services like YouTube as well as others. Open discussion will follow

In the spirit of Halloween, this month we will be discussing iPhone horror stories and Myths Debunked. Feel free to bring your own horror stories and how you found the solution if you found one.


Would you like to Volunteer?

If you are interested for internship or volunteering and are 18 years of age or older
fill out and email the form below.

All volunteers will be screened.

Download the Volunteer Form

Place Your Ad Here

Send form to info@blindnesssupport.com

If you would like more information,
please contact us at:
(951) 341-9244.

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