Vision Loss Services
Wayfinder Family Services has been helping those who are blind or visually impaired live full and meaningful lives since 1953. Starting with early intervention, and providing support through employment and beyond, our continuum of services ensures that family members are involved every step of the way. Click through the links below to learn more about each of our vision loss programs.
Assistive Technology Training
People who are blind or visually impaired receive technology instruction at our Los Angeles campus, San Pablo location and various locations in the community.
Blind Babies Foundation
Children from birth through age 3 receive early intervention from highly trained staff, who also provide family education and support, in the homes of our Central and Northern California families.
This program offers outdoor recreation for children and youth with vision loss or special needs, as well as specialized camp sessions for foster and adoptive families.
Davidson Program for Independence
Adults who are blind or visually impaired increase their independent living skills through rehabilitative training at this residential program on our Los Angeles campus.
Early Intervention Program
Children with vision impairments or other disabilities from birth through age 3 receive early intervention from experienced, caring staff, who also provide family education and support in the homes of our Southern California families.
Adults with vision loss become competitive candidates for employment through job training, coaching and placement from expert staff at our Los Angeles campus.
Youth with vision loss enjoy the many benefits of organized sports by participating in this Paralympic sport designed for those who are blind.
The Hatlen Center
Adults ages 18 and older who have visual impairments confidently transition to a life of their own through this unique, immersive program.
Mental Health Services
Individuals and families learn to cope with traumatic experiences and unstable environments, such as sudden vision loss or the impact of entering the foster care system.
Training for Blind Veterans
Veterans with vision loss regain their independence in our residential and community programs.
Visions: Adventures in Learning
Teens with vision loss experience empowering, life-changing recreational activities that help them build teamwork, confidence, trust and leadership.
Transition Services Program
Students ages 14 to 27 who are blind or visually impaired transition to independent living, college or the workforce through mentorship and workshops.