Earle Baum Center is a nonprofit regional community center in Santa Rosa, California. We serve 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.
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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 other people. We 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
Schedule a new participant intake appointment. Join our training groups: Independent Living Skills; Adjustment to Vision Loss; Braille; Assistive Technology; Introduction to, and Living with Vision Loss; and Orientation & Mobility. Our thriving community supports and connects youth, families, and older adults through our vibrant programs and groups.
We are excited to announce the expanded reopening of our 17-acre property for both indoor and outdoor use. We have resumed all in-person client services and social activities, including on-site training and programs, along with use of our picnic tables, walking trail,...