Earle Baum Center of the Blind

Earle Baum Center is a nonprofit regional community center in Santa Rosa California, serving people with sight loss in Sonoma, Napa, Lake, and Mendocino Counties.

EBC helps people and families regain confidence, master new skills, contribute to their communities and engage with technology. At EBC we make vital, lifelong connections to lead happy, safe, productive lives.

We’d love to hear from you!

Get to know EBC

We are an innovative community and learning hub where people living with sight loss and people who are blind regain confidence, master new skills; and engage with technology and others to make vital, lifelong connections to lead happy, productive lives.

New to services?

Our community welcomes people newly experiencing sight loss. EBC creates hope and opportunities for people who are blind and vision impaired to transform their personal, social, and economic lives.

Join programs & training

Our group classes and one-on-one training continues remotely during shelter at home orders. Join our new participant Intake sessions, Independent Living Skills, Adjustment to Vision Loss, Braille, Assistive Technology, Introduction and Living with Vision Loss, and Orientation & Mobility trainings. Our thriving community supports and connects youth, families, and older adults through our vibrant programs and groups.

What’s New

Earle Baum Center in the news!

This month Earle Baum Center was included in a Community Voice story about community-service projects done by Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) Troop 55G composed of 9 girls in the Santa Rosa-area. Over the last year, BSA has completed eight site improvement projects for...

Earle Baum Center in the News this fall!

Several news outlets in the North Bay including the North Bay Business Journal, KCBS Radio and Napa Valley Register recently did stories about the challenges brought upon by Covid-19 and how EBC’s community has adapted to these changes. Special thanks to EBC clients...

Computer Concepts for the Workplace

Join us in a new class about Computer Concepts for the Workplace! We will cover the following concepts for computing skills in the workplace: Telephone Audio Access Services Computer Literacy and Terminology Desktop Start menu, Task Bar System Tray and Navigation File...


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