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

April 2021 News

EBC Campus Open on Tuesdays – Reservations Only!   Effective Tuesday April 6, 2021 EBC clients, volunteers, and their family and friends may visit the campus. Groups are limited to 6 people and reservations are required. Individual or group reservations may be...

March 2021 News

Feel the love for Earle Baum Center! March 10, 2021 As we continue to live in a more physically-distanced way during the pandemic, we hope the below news update keeps you feeling connected to EBC. We are so appreciative of your continuing support! In honor of this...


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Mon 26

Finger Labyrinth Walk on Zoom

April 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Mon 19

Group Orientation & Mobility Class

April 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue 20

EBC group in Oakmont

April 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Wed 21

Introduction to Vision Loss Class

April 21 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thu 22

Living with Vision Loss Class

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Mon 26

Music and Poetry – On Your Phone

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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