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California (pronounced i /kæl?'f?rnj?/) is a state located on the West Coast of the United States. Nicknamed "The Golden State," it is the most populous and third-largest state by land area, after Alaska and Texas. It is home to the nation's second- and sixth-largest census statistical areas and eight of the nation's 50 most populous cities. Its five largest cities are Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, and Fresno. California's capital is Sacramento.

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Watts Health Care Corporation
10300 Compton Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Phone: (323) 564-4331

Center for the Partially Sighted
12301 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: (310) 458-3501
www.low-vision.org

Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic: Southern California Unit
5022 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: (323) 664-5525
www.rfbd.org/socal/contact.htm

Institute for Families
4650 Sunset Boulevard
Mail Stop 111
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: (323) 361-4649
www.instituteforfamilies.org

Blind Childrens Center
4120 Marathon Street
Los Angeles, CA 90029
Phone: (323) 664-2153
www.blindchildrenscenter.org

Braille Institute of America, Inc.
741 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029
Phone: (323) 663-1111
www.brailleinstitute.org

California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Phone: (323) 343-4411
www.calstatela.edu/academic/ccoe

Optometric Center of Los Angeles
Optometric Center of Los Angeles
3916 South Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90037
Phone: (323) 234-9137
www.scco.edu/ocla

Optometric Center of Los Angeles
Southern California College of Optometry
Optometric Center of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90037
Phone: (323) 234-9137
www.scco.edu/ocla

Junior Blind of America
5300 Angeles Vista Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90043
Phone: (323) 295-4555
www.juniorblind.org

Veterans Affairs Medical Center: Eye Clinic
11301 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90073
Phone: (310) 268-3396

Intercommunity Blind Center
7702 South Washington Avenue
Whittier, CA 90602
Phone: (562) 945-8771
www.intercommunityblindcenter.org

California
7702 South Washington Avenue
Whittier, CA 90602
Phone: (562) 945-8771
www.intercommunityblindcenter.org

St. Mary Low Vision Center
1055 Linden Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90813
Phone: (562) 491-9275

Center for Living Independence for Multi-Handicapped Blind (CLIMB)
161 West Sierra Madre Boulevard
Sierra Madre, CA 91024
Phone: (626) 355-1447
www.climbwac.com

Helping Hands for the Blind
20734-C Devonshire Street
Chatsworth, CA 91311
Phone: (818) 341-8217
www.helpinghands4theblind.com

Therapeutic Living Centers for the Blind
7915 Lindley Avenue
Reseda, CA 91335
Phone: (818) 708-1740
www.tlc4blind.org

Guide Dogs of America
13445 Glenoaks Boulevard
Sylmar, CA 91342
Phone: (818) 362-5834
www.guidedogsofamerica.org

Kenneth Jernigan Library for Blind Children, American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults
18440 Oxnard Street
Tarzana, CA 91356
Phone: (818) 343-2022
www.actionfund.org

Audio Internet Reading Service Los Angeles
5507 Vanalden Avenue
Tarzana, CA 91356
Phone: (818) 705-6434
www.airsla.org

Innovation Management Group
22311 Ventura Boulevard
Suite 104
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Phone: (818) 346-3581
www.imgpresents.com

California
5727 Canoga Avenue
Suite 382
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Phone: (818) 712-4900

American Thermoform Corporation
1758 Bracket Street
La Verne, CA 91750
Phone: (909) 593-6711
www.americanthermoform.com

Scripps Memorial Hospital: Mericos Eye Institute, Partial Vision Center
9888 Genesee Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: (858) 626-6571
www.scrippshealth.org/services.asp

Revolution Enterprises, Inc.
12170 Dearborn Place
Poway, CA 92064
Phone: (858) 679-5785
www.advantagecanes.com

Palomar College Adapted Computer Training Center
1140 Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069
Phone: (760) 744-1150 2375
www.palomar.edu/dsps

Optelec
Suite C
Vista, CA 92081
Phone: (978) 857-2500
www.opteleccom

San Diego Center for the Blind and Vision Impaired
5922 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92115
Phone: (619) 583-1542
www.sdcb.org

Vision of Children Foundation
12671 High Bluff Drive
Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92130
Phone: (858) 799-0745
www.visionofchildren.org

OVAC
67-555 East Palm Canyon Drive
Unit C103
Cathedral City, CA 92234
Phone: (760) 321-9220
www.ovac.com

Guide Dogs of the Desert International
PO BOX 1692
Palm Springs, CA 92263
Phone: (760) 329-6257
www.guidedogsofthedesert.org

Desert Blind Association
800 South Vella Road
Palm Springs, CA 92263
Phone: (760) 323-4414

Audio Vision Radio
35242 Yucaipa Boulevard
Suite C
Yucaipa, CA 92399
Phone: (909) 797-4336
www.freewebz.com/audiovisionavtom

California
Audio Vision Radio
35242 Yucaipa Boulevard
Yucaipa, CA 92399
Phone: (909) 797-4336
www.freewebz.com/audiovisionavtom

San Bernardino Valley Lighthouse for the Blind
762 North Sierra Way
San Bernardino, CA 92410
Phone: (909) 884-3121
www.lighthouse4theblind.org/door

Blindness Support Services, Inc.
3696 Beatty Drive, Suite A
Riverside, CA 92506
Phone: (951) 341-9244
www.blindnesssupport.com

Fishburne Enterprises
140 East Stetson Avenue
Hemet, CA 92543
Phone: (909) 765-9276

Enhanced Vision Systems
5882 Machine Drive
Huntington Beach, CA 92649
Phone: (714) 374-1829
www.enhancedvision.com

Blind Children's Learning Center
18542-B Vanderlip Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Phone: (714) 573-8888
www.blindkids.org

Assistive Technology Exchange Center
1601 East St. Andrew Place
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Phone: (714) 361-6200
www.atec-oc.org

Transcribers of Orange County
10982 Paddock Lane
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Phone: (714) 731-5899

Dayle McIntosh Center
13272 Garden Grove
Graden Grove, CA 92843
Phone: (714) 621-3300
www.daylemc.org/index.asp

California
13272 Garden Grove
Graden Grove, CA 92843
Phone: (714) 621-3300
www.daylemc.org/index.asp

Ventura County Braille Transcribers Association
820 Trinidad Way
Ventura, CA 93033
Phone: (805) 488-1347

Santa Barbara Schools/High School Districts: Program for Visually Impaired
720 Santa Barbara Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 687-0761 326

Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic: Central California
5638 Hollister Avenue
Suite 210
Goleta, CA 93117
Phone: (805) 681-0531
www.rfbd.org

Sequoia Braille Transcribers
2730 West Seeger Avenue
Visalia, CA 93277
Phone: (559) 732-1912

Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired
1124 Baker Street
Bakersfield, CA 93305
Phone: (661) 322-5234
www.cbvi.org

Visiontech Solutions
6465 N Blackstone Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710
Phone: (559) 444-0544
www.visiontechsolutions.net

Valley Center for the Blind
1060 Fulton Mall
Suite 315
Fresno, CA 93721
Phone: (559) 222-4447
www.valleycenterblind.org

Blind & Visually Impaired Center of Monterey County Inc
225 Laurel Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Phone: (831) 649-3505
www.blindandlowvision.org

Monterey County Braille Transcribers
225 Laurel Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Phone: (831) 394-2033

California
225 Laurel Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Phone: (831) 649-3505
www.blindandlowvision.org

Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired
214 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 431-1481
www.lighthouse-sf.org

Glaucoma Research Foundation
490 Post Street
Suite 1427
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 986-3162
www.glaucoma.org

Library for the Blind and Print Disabled, San Francisco Public Library
Civic Center
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 557-4253

American Foundation for the Blind: National Employment Center
50 California Street
Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (415) 439-5253
www.afb.org

California
American Foundation for the Blind: National Employment Center
50 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (415) 439-5253
www.afb.org

Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute: Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center
2318 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 345-2000
www.ski.org/rerc

California Pacific Medical Center: Frank Stein and Paul S. May Center for Low Vision Rehabilitation
2340 Clay Street
Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 600-3901
www.cpmc.org/services/eye/lvrprogram.html

Golden Gate Braille Transcribers
1466 44th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94122
Phone: (415) 566-1641

San Francisco State University: Department of Special Education
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
Phone: (415) 338-1161
www.sfsu.edu/~spedcd

University of California, San Francisco: Beckman Vision Center
ACC Building
400 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2800

Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic: Northern California
2445 Faber Place
Suite 103
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Phone: (650) 493-3717
www.rfbd.org

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Western Blind Rehabilitation Center
VA Palo Alto HCS (124)
3801 Miranda Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: (650) 858-3921
www.palo-alto.med.va.gov

Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
2470 El Camino Real, Suite 107
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Phone: (650) 858-0202
www.vistacenter.org

Bookshare.org
480 California Avenue
Suite 201
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Phone: (650) 475-5440
www.bookshare.org

California School for the Blind
500 Walnut Avenue
Fremont, CA 94536
Phone: (510) 794-3800
www.csb-cde.ca.gov

Council of Schools for the Blind
California School for the Blind
500 Walnut Avenue
Fremont, CA 94536
Phone: (510) 794-3800
www.cosb1.org

Castro Valley School District
PO BOX 2146
Castro Valley, CA 94546
Phone: (510) 537-3000 1256

Exceptional Teaching Inc.
3994 Oleander Way
Castro Valley, CA 94546
Phone: (510) 889-7282
www.exceptionalteaching.com

Clarity
6776 Preston Avenue
Suite B
Livermore, CA 94551
Phone: (925) 449-2000
www.clarityusa.com

Lions Center for the Visually Impaired of Diablo Valley
175 Alvarado Avenue
Pittsburg, CA 94565
Phone: (925) 432-3013

Contra Costa Braille Transcribers
1139 Westmoreland Circle
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Phone: (925) 937-9413

Lions Center for the Blind
3834 Opal Street
Oakland, CA 94609
Phone: (510) 450-1580
www.lbcenter.org

Blind Babies Foundation
1814 Franklin Street, 11th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 446-2229
www.blindbabies.org

California
1814 Franklin Street, 11th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 446-2229
www.blindbabies.org

Contra Costa Braille Transcribers
2823 Wiswall Drive
Richmond, CA 94806
Phone: (510) 223-2517

Guide Dogs for the Blind
350 Los Ranchitos Road
San Rafael, CA 94903
Phone: (415) 499-4000

California
350 Los Ranchitos Road
San Rafael, CA 94903
Phone: (415) 499-4000
www.guidedogs.com

IntelliTools
1720 Corporate Circle
Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone: (707) 773-2000
www.intellitools.com

Vista Center, Santa Cruz
413 Laurel Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone: (831) 458-9766
www.vistacenter.org

Santa Clara Valley Blind Center
101 North Bascom Avenue
San Jose, CA 95128
Phone: (408) 295-4016
www.visionbeyondsight.org

Braille Transcription Project of Santa Clara County
101 North Bascom
San Jose, CA 95128
Phone: (408) 298-4468

Community Center for the Blind
130 West Flora Street
Stockton, CA 95202
Phone: (209) 466-3836
www.communitycenterfortheblind.org

Earle Baum Center of the Blind
4539 Occidental Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Phone: (707) 523-3222
www.earlebaum.org

Braille Transcribers of Humboldt
PO BOX 6363
Eureka, CA 95502
Phone: (707) 442-4048
www.members.tripod.com/~whipkey

Audio Editions
131 East Placer Street
PO Box 6930
Auburn, CA 95603
Phone: (530) 888-7801
www.audioeditions.com

Society for the Blind
1238 S Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Phone: (916) 452-8271
www.societyfortheblind.org

California Early Start Program
California Department of Developmental Services
1600 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 654-1690
www.dds.ca.gov\earlystart

California Department of Education: Clearinghouse for Specialized Media and Technology
1430 N Street
Room 3207
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 445-5103
www.cde.ca.gov/re/pn/sm

Curriculum Frameworks & Instructional Resources Division
1430 N Street, Suite 3207
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 327-0842

Curriculum Frameworks & Instructional Resources Division
Clearinghouse for Specialized Media & Technology
1430 N Street, Suite 3207
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 327-0842

California Early Start Program
1600 Ninth Street
Room 330
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 654-1690
www.dds.ca.gov\earlystart

WestEd Center for Prevention and Early Intervention
1107 Ninth Street, 4th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 492-4000
www.wested.org/cpei

Clearinghouse for Specialized Media & Technology
1430 N Street, Suite 3207
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 327-0842

California Department of Rehabilitation: Blind Field Services
721 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 558-5480

California Optometric Association
2415 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 441-3990
www.coavision.org

Braille and Talking Book Library, California State Library
900 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 654-0640
www.library.ca.gov/html/pubser05.cfm

Sacramento Braille Transcribers, Inc.
2791 24th Street
Room 8
Sacramento, CA 95818
Phone: (916) 455-9121

California Department of Aging
1300 National Drive, #200
Sacramento, CA 95834
Phone: (916) 419-7500
www.aging.ca.gov

Innovative Rehabilitation Technology Inc.
13467 Colfax Highway
Grass Valley, CA 95945
Phone: (530) 274-2090
www.irti.net

California Transcribers and Educators for the Blind Visually Impaired
741 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029-3594
Phone: (323) 666-2211
www.ctebvi.org

Braille Institute Library Services
741 N. Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029-3594
Phone: (323) 663-1111
www.braillelibrary.org

Library Reproduction Service
14214 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90061-1034
Phone: (310) 354-2610
www.largeprintschoolbooks.com

Jules Stein Eye Institute
100 Stein Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7000
Phone: (310) 825-5000

Jules Stein Eye Institute
100 Stein Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7000
Phone: (310) 825-5000
www.jsei.org

California State University, Northridge: Students with Disabilities Resources
18111 Nordhoff Street
Room 110
Northridge, CA 91330-8264
Phone: (818) 677-2684
www.csun.edu/cod/sdr

Hope Infant Family Support Program
6401 Linda Vista Road
c/o San Diego County Office of Education
San Diego, CA 92111-7399
Phone: (858) 292-3835
www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us

Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults: Southwest Region Office
6160 Cornerstone Court East
Second Floor
San Diego, CA 92121-3710
Phone: (858) 623-2777 389
www.hknc.org

KPBS Radio Reading Service
San Diego State University
5200 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-5400
Phone: (619) 594-8170
www.radioreadingservice.org

Lutheran Braille Workers
PO BOX 5000
Yucaipa, CA 92399-1450
Phone: (909) 795-8977
www.lbwinc.org

Southern California College of Optometry: Low Vision Rehabilitation Service at the Eye Care Center of Fullerton
2575 Yorba Linda Boulevard
Fullerton, CA 92831-1699
Phone: (714) 992-7890
www.sccoeyecare.edu

Words+, Inc.
1220 W Avenue J
Lancaster, CA 93534-2902
Phone: (661) 723-6523 206
www.words-plus.com

Talking Book Library for the Blind, Fresno County Public Library
770 North San Pablo
Fresno, CA 93728-3640
Phone: (559) 488-3217
www.fresnolibrary.org/tblb

EyeCare America
655 Beach Street
San Francisco, CA 94109-1336
Phone: (877) 887-6327
www.eyecareamerica.org/eyecare

Prevent Blindness Northern California
4200 California Street
Suite 101
San Francisco, CA 94118-1367
Phone: (530) 243-0410
www.eyeinfo.org

California Deaf-Blind Services
San Francisco State University/Pacific Plaza
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132-4201
Phone: (415) 405-7560 1
www.cadbs.org

California Assistive Technology Systems
2000 Evergreen
Sacramento, CA 94244-2220
Phone: (916) 263-8687
www.atnet.org

East Bay Center for the Blind
2928 Adeline Street
Berkeley, CA 94703-2503
Phone: (510) 843-6935

University of California: School of Optometry, Low Vision Clinic
200 Minor Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-2020
Phone: (510) 642-5726
www.caleyecare.org

The Hatlen Center for the Blind
2430 Road 20 #B112
San Pablo, CA 94806-3704
Phone: (510) 234-4984
www.hcblind.org

Books Aloud
150 E. San Fernando Street
San Jose, CA 95112-3580
Phone: (408) 808-2613
www.booksaloud.org

Solutions for Humans
1839 Los Olivos Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95404-2015
Phone: (707) 544-8000
www.sforh.com