Our mission is to empower the blind and visually impaired toward independent living through education, support services and skills training.
The Blind & Visually Impaired Center of Monterey County, Inc. (BVIC) has served Monterey County residents since 1971. It offers a complete spectrum of services that help people adapt to the loss of sight. The majority of our clients are seniors experiencing age related vision loss. Our services are designed for the individual needs, abilities and goals of each person and are offered by our professional specialists in the comfort of your home, community and at the BVIC. Services include training in Orientation & Mobility, Independent Living Skills, Visual Rehabilitation Services, Support Services, Information and Referral, Assistive Technology and the Marjorie McNeely Low Vision Clinic. The Certified Low Vision Therapist, Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist provide outreach. Two Optometrists who specializes in low vision provide functional low vision exams. The BVIC is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization.