Bay Area Chapter Resources

Audio Internet Reading Services of Los Angeles
(AIRSLA) broadcasts via the Internet to the blind, low-vision and print-disabled a variety of news, information, and entertainment that is otherwise inaccessible.

Vista Center for the Blind
Palo Alto, CA
(650) 858-0202

Santa Clara Valley Blind Center
San Jose, CA
(408) 295-4016

Sensory Access Foundation
Sunnyvale, CA
(408) 245-7330

California Council of the Blind
Hayward, CA
(510) 537-7877

A & E Low Vision
Livermore, CA

CA Telephone Access Program
Oakland, CA
(510) 501-9226

VTA Paratransit Service
Santa Clara, CA
(408) 321-2300 or TDD (408) 321-2330

Earle Baum Center
Santa Rosa, CA
(707) 523-3222

Lighthouse for the Blind
San Francisco, CA
(415) 431-1481

Sensory Access Foundation
Sunnyvale, CA
(408) 245-7330

Guide Dogs for the Blind
Santa Rafael, CA
(800) 295-4050

Permanent Cosmetic Procedures

Patti Pruitt, a forever friend of FFB and Atlanta Chapter board member, along with her husband Tony, made it a mission to identify a beauty spa and paramedic aesthetician in every major city throughout the United States to offer discounts on make-up services for their visually impaired clients. Patti, who is affected by RP, has worked diligently on this project and women all over the country are benefitting from her sensitivity and determination.

The following offer discounts to visually impaired clients:
Intentions Gallery
Lisa Lucas
30% discount
1390 East 9th Street, Suite #160
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 891-3600

Suzanne Gooch Permanent Makeup
2829 Bridgeway, Suite 203
Sausalito, CA 94965

Will offer individuals who contact her through the FFB website, a fee of $500 for either a new eyeliner or a new brow procedure. The attached price list gives the details of other services and pricing.