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General Agency Information
Name:Vista Center, Santa Cruz
Alternate Name(s):Doran Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Address:413 Laurel Street
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-458-9766
Email Address:information@vistacenter.org
Website:www.vistacenter.org
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Description:Provides services (resources, training, activities) to blind and visually impaired. Offers counseling and aid in adaptive daily living skills to vision-impaired lifestyle. As well as orientation and mobility training.

Health Library (affiliate of Stanford Hospital Health Library)

ELIGIBILITY: Blind or partially sighted i.e. vision loss that cannot be corrected with glasses. Call for information.
Mission:Empowering individuals who are blind or visually impaired to embrace life to the fullest by serving individuals of all ages, living in San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties, who are threatened by loss of independence due to moderate or severe vision impairment.
Programs:Introductory Visit
Information and Referral
Educational Class for adults with visual impairments and their family members
Counseling and Support
Orientation and Mobility
Daily Living Skills
Braille
School Programs: partnered with local school districts to provide children with impaired vision the very best education available
Computer Training
Outreach
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Call for information
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Fees:Sliding Scale
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
 
Officials
 

Pam Brandin
Executive Director

Chris Perry
Office Manager

Subject Headings
 Blindness
Braille Instruction
Braille Materials/Collections
Independent Living Skills Instruction
Information Services
Mutual Support Groups
Outreach Programs
Private Nonprofits
Visual Impairments
This record last modified May 15, 2014