I'm proud to be contributing to my city
I have the Tools to chart my own path
I Love Feeling Empowered To Be Independent
For members of Austin’s blind and visually impaired community, independence starts here. From access to tools and training, to employment coaching and opportunities, we strive to help provide you with the support you need.
Programs and Services
Training and Employment Services
From computer skills, to job readiness our tuition-free classes provide services for individuals who are visually impaired, blind, or deaf-blind.
Warehousing & Distribution
Our multiple warehousing and distribution centers are ISO 9001-2015 compliant and are staffed by more than 100 blind and visually impaired Texans who process 1,500+ orders each day.
In our ISO 9001-2015 compliant manufacturing division, we have more than eight different production lines with equipment providing adaptations and accommodations enabling blind and visually impaired individuals to produce millions of items each year.
Low Vision Products
Visit our store to find a variety of tools, technology and products designed for blind & visually impaired individuals to help maintain and promote independence.
Originally founded as the Travis County Association for the Blind in 1934, we’ve grown to support the needs of our local community.
Since 1934, the Austin Lighthouse for the Blind has helped serve the needs of the blind and visually impaired individuals in Travis County through training, education, and community outreach. We work to assist people in building or restoring their independence through skills training, education, and employment opportunities.Learn More
Impacting the Austin Community Since 1934
Current visually impaired and blind employees
People provided with technology & vocational training
Unique training and support programs