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As of July 1, 2014, Blind Babies Foundation became a program of Junior Blind, a leading non-profit organization helping children and adults who are blind, visually impaired or multi-disabled achieve independence. With similar missions and visions, the union between Junior Blind and Blind Babies Foundation is a natural fit and our combined strengths will ensure brighter futures for even more babies in need of our critical services.  To learn more, please visit

Cheryl Jennings of ABC7 News did a fantastic job on a feature story about Blind Babies Foundation that aired on October 30, 2015. Click the play button below to watch the story and learn about how BBF supports babies and toddlers who are blind or visually impaired, like Mackenzie. Thank you to ABC7 for their continued support of our children!

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When an infant or preschooler is identified as blind or visually impaired, Blind Babies Foundation provides family-centered services to support the child's optimal development and access to the world.

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Please make your online gift on Junior Blind’s website. Select the option to make your gift in support of Junior Blind’s Northern California programs, then designate your contribution to Blind Babies Foundation. Please call us at (510) 446-2229, ext. 17 if you have any questions.


Blind Babies Foundation has been providing critical early intervention and education services to infants and preschoolers who are blind or visually impaired for more than 65 years. Our family-centered services are provided in the home environment and encourage every child’s development to the fullest degree possible with careful attention to their individual abilities and needs. Our Vision Impairment Specialists help more than 560 children each year in 14 central and northern California counties at no cost to families.

"Our son has a visual impairment which put us on a hunt for some sound help and direction. We have been on a medical and emotional roller-coaster and we can wholeheartedly say that having BBF at our side has made this trying time much easier to handle."  - Steve & Jody C. of Lodi, California

Why Use Our Services?

The birth of a baby marks the beginning of many challenges for a family. With a baby who is visually impaired, the challenges are more complex. Blind Babies Foundation's early intervention program helps the entire family adjust by:
  • providing parent education
  • providing information -supporting the parent/child relationship
  • connecting the family to resources
  • attending medical visits with families
  • administering visual and developmental assessments
  • referral to other agencies
  • supporting family advocacy skills
  • giving opportunities for families to meet and to learn from one another
Click here to find out why Early Intervention is so essential.