We offer a variety of services at BSS.

Assistive Technology Training

The Assistive Technology program at Blindness Support Services Inc. consists of hands-on training with Screen reading, magnification software, and Adaptive Technology.

Travel Training

We do not currently have a dedicated travel training department. You may still receive basic travel training as part of your independent living skills training.

Orientation and Mobility

The Travel Training Program is designed to provide people who are blind or visually impaired with the essential skills and knowledge to use the local fixed route bus system available throughout Western Riverside County. The primary goal of the program is to provide training to enable clients to ride the local fixed route bus service safely and efficiently, thereby reducing the demand on specialized para-transit services.


Blindness Support Services Inc. offers one-on-one hands on Braille instruction. Our highly experienced Braille instructors can show you how to read and write grade one (uncontracted) and grade two (contracted) Braille in standard or jumbo Braille formats. Additional training consists of how to operate the Slate and Stylus, Braille labeler and Perkins Brailler to write Braille.These services are also available in Spanish.

Independent Living Skills

The Independent Living Skills Program at BSS offers the specialized training necessary for personal and home management to individuals who are blind and visually impaired.
Skills tought include

  • Household Cleaning
  • Vacuuming and Sweeping Techniques
  • Meal Planning and Preparation
  • Cooking Tips
  • Identifying Clothing
  • Shopping
  • Money Identification
  • and much more

Department of Older Adults

Blindness Support Services has developed an in-home program for seniors with visual impairments in Riverside and San Bernardino counties at no cost. If you are experiencing vision loss, then you qualify for our services.

Services include:

  • Basic Orientation and Mobility Training
  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Basic Adaptive Technology and Assistive Technology Training
  • Adjustment to Blindness and Self-Advocacy

Children's Department

Children’s Department prepares blind/visually children ages 0-5 to enter Kindergarten prepared to work alongside sighted children with all their basic skills in place.

Our Departments also provide training in Spanish.

For more information please contact BSS at: (951) 341-9244