Prevent Blindness Northern California - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Prevent Blindness Northern California
550 Kearny Street, Suite 1000
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 567-7500 (Local)
(415) 567-7600 (Fax)
(800) 338-3041 (Toll-Free)

Brief Description

Prevent Blindness Northern California is an affiliate of Prevent Blindness America, committed to "preventing blindness and preserving sight for all people of Northern California." It offers an online database of resources for services and organizations relevant to people who are blind or have low vision and live in Northern California.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 9:00 AM-5:00 PM or by special arrangement.
Staff description: More than 400 volunteers in addition to staff in vision screening programs.
Geographic area served: Northern California.
Publications: Coping with Sight Loss in Northern California (a 100-page large-print directory on services for people with sight loss). Home Eye Test for Preschoolers.


1430 Butte Street
Redding, CA 96001


Debora Babe, Program Director
Melinda Santos, Director, Redding Branch Office,

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Braille/Electronic/Audio/Large Print Production
    • Advice on Living with Sight Loss.
  • Information and Referral
    • Provides information via phone call-in, website (, and publications like Coping with Sight Loss in Northern California. Provides farm, sports, home, and industrial eye safety curricula, materials, and videotapes.
Prevent Blindness Northern California, is this page missing one of your services, events, programs, or announcements? Update your information for free.

Join Our Mission

Help us expand our resources for people with vision loss.