LBB provides several Adult and Youth Programs for individuals who are blind or visually impaired in Franklin, Gadsden, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor, and Wakulla Counties. Services include adjustment counseling, support groups, employment skills, daily living techniques, communication, leisure, orientation and mobility, assistive technology, and computer skills.

To enroll in an LBB program, please complete the intake referral form. Please mail forms to 3071 HIghland Oaks Terrace, Tallahassee FL 32301 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to LBB. Please contact LBB if you need assistance completing the form by calling 850-942-3658 or toll free at 888-827-6033.  


Weekly Group Activities 

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  • Employment Readiness Group 
    Group Leader, Jeffery Douglas, MSW, Programs Specialist
    Tuesday & Thursday | 10 am - 11:30 am

  • Peer Support Group - Stronger Together
    Group Leader, Janet Acheson, TVI
    1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month | 1 pm - 2:30 pm

  • iPhone & iPad Group
    Learn accessibility features on iPhones and iPads
    Group Leader, Charles Achesson, Vision Rehabilitation Case Manager
    In-Person | Tuesday | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 
    Group call | Thursday | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm 
    Contact LBB for group call number

  • Youth Group (ages 7 -  21)
    Group Leader, Sharon Scherbarth, TVI, COMS
    Program Coordinator, Terrence Snider
    Youth Group Classes Calendar

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