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.

For more information on joining a group or scheduling an appointment with a specialist, please call Jeanette Head at LBB at 850.942.3658, Ext 216 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Weekly Group Activities 

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      Peer Support Group Stronger Together graphic with people holding hands and an eye graphic behind the people

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

  • iPhone Lesson Group - Learn accessibility features on iPhones and iPads
    Tuesday | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | In-Person only | LBB
    Group Leader: John Ryan, Programs Specialists

  • iPhone Support Group - Questions & Answers
    Thursday | 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Group Call

    Group Leader: John Ryan, Programs Specialist

  • Computer Lab open to LBB clients - Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday between 10 am to 3 pm
    In person instruction on all Assistive Technology devices including Android, Braille Displays, Chromebook, FUSION, IOS, iPhone, JAWS, Mac, Notetakers, NVDA, OrCam, practice typing skills, Windows Magnifier, Windows Narrator, practice using Windows PC, ZoomText Magnifier, ZoomText Magnifier \ Reader, and more.

  • Employment Readiness Group 
    Group Leader, Jeffery Douglas
    MSW, Programs Specialist

    Tuesday | 10 am to 11:30 am | In-Person only | LBB
    Thursday | 10 am to 11:30 am | Group call

  • Youth Group (ages 6 to 22)
    Group Leader, Sharon Scherbarth, TVI, COMS
    Program Coordinator, Terrance Snider
    Youth Group Calendar