Our mission is to empower the blind and visually impaired toward independent living through responsive education, support services and skills training.


Blind & Visually Impaired Center receives $178,550 TAMC Measure X Grant

Posted: Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

PACIFIC GROVE, CALIFORNIA (FEBRUARY 2018) The Blind & Visually Impaired Center of Monterey County, Inc., (BVIC) located in Pacific Grove, California, has just received a 3-year grant totaling $178,550 from the Measure X Senior & Disabled Transportation Program. These funds will enable the BVIC to engage a certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist to instruct the […] Read more

Healthy Lifestyles – Spring 2017

Posted: Monday, April 17th, 2017

Losing eyesight can seem like the end of the world — but it doesn’t have to be. ‘THERE’S NOTHING more I can do.’ Those six words, coming from any sort of doctor, are alarming, to say the least. They’re also words nearly all of Samantha Kelley’s clients have heard from an eye doctor about their vision […] Read more

Katherine Wendt, OD

Posted: Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

BVIC is pleased to welcome Dr. Katie Wendt, OD to our Low Vision Clinic. Dr. Katie Wendt is originally from San Jose, California. Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Physiology and Cell Biology from the University of California at Santa Barbara, Bachelor of Science and Doctorate degrees in Optometry from the University […] Read more