LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired


Superfest International Disability

Superfest International Disability Film Festival is a showcase of juried films held in the San Francisco Bay Area.

This annual competition celebrates cutting-edge cinema that portrays disability culture in all its diverse, complex, and empowering facets, and is the longest running festival of its kind in the world.

Get your tickets today!


Adaptations October Product of the Month

In October, Adaptations will be showcasing new and emerging technologies. First up, we have the new iGrill Mini – a Bluetooth cooking thermometer that connects to an iPhone, iPad, and many Android devices.
Read more.

Redbox Settlement for Legally Blind Californians

After a 3 year effort by LightHouse and Disability Rights Advocates, blind Californians will now be able to access Redbox kiosks using a tactile keypad and speech.
Read how you might qualify to partake in part of the class action suit here.

Patti Rose

Meet Patti Rose

A unique employee for our unique North Coast satellite office. Basic gardening is too banal for LightHouse Program Assistant Patti Rose who supports our North Coast office serving blind and visually impaired folks living in Humboldt and Del Norte counties.
Read more about Patti here.

Marianne Haas

Our Latest Employment Success: Marianne Haas

“I always wanted to become an advocate. I love teaching people how to advocate for themselves – and now I am doing it! ” says Marianne Haas.
Read more about Marianne’s new job.

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New Tactile Enchanted Hills Chocolate Bars Now on Sale »

Right now you can purchase delicious handmade bars made of dark chocolate at our Adaptations store and at Enchanted Hills Camp. Our…

LightHouse Launches 3rd Annual Food and Toy Drive »

Please join LightHouse and the Bay Area blind community this season for our 3rd annual Food and Toy Drive. Canned and dry…

Online Tickets now Available for Superfest Festival November 2 »

The longest running disability film festival, Superfest, is coming soon! Join us for the 2014 Superfest International Disability Film Festival on Sunday,…

2014 Disability Policy Summit and Ever Widening Circle »

Co-Sponsored by LightHouse for the Blind Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco Center for Independent Living – Berkeley California Foundation for Independent…

Construction Alert! »

Currently there is a large construction site at the corner of Hayes and Polk, directly behind the LightHouse, which is causing obstructions…