Blindness Support Services Inc.

blindness support services logo anamation of sun rising into the words blindness support.

Helping others on their road to independence!

3696 Beatty Drive

Riverside, CA 92506

Phone:

(951) 341-9244

Fax:

(951) 341-6335

Children's Department
Technology Department
Independent Living Skills
Seniors 55 & Up
Mobility Training
Travel Training
Employment Preparation
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Welcome to Blindness Support Services

a picture of C.E.O. Pete Benavidez and the Administrative Manager Robin Unruh at B.S.S.

The C.E.O. Pete Benavidez and Adm Mgr Robin Unruh

At Blindness Support Services we train people who are blind or visually impaired with specialized equipment and computer programs. We take in various kinds of blind people with a wide variety of needs.

Whereas some are in need of Mobility training, others need Independent Living Skills training. We also have two adjustment to blindness peer support groups that facilitate people who have lost their sight and are in need of group counseling. One group is for Spanish speakers and the other is for English speakers.

Two blind children touching each other's faces when they meet.

We have a Blind Children's Department where preschool age blind or visually impaired children are taught with tactile learning props and teaching tools as a precursor to reading Braille.

There is a Blind parenting class for parents who are blind and need help raising children who can see.

There are Independent Living Skills instructors that go into senior citizens homes and teach independent living skills to seniors who are blind or visually impaired. There are a lot of different classes and resources here at blindness support services.

Our goal is to help people who are blind achieve a higher level of independence so they can function by themselves in society.

Most importantly, it has allowed us to help so many down their own road to independence.

If you would like more information, please contact us at our main office by calling (951) 341-9244.