The Blind & Visually Impaired Center of Monterey County (BVIC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit agency that has provided free services since 1971 to Monterey County residents who are visually impaired.


The Blind and Visually Impaired Center’s vision is to be the go to place for information, education and services for the visually impaired in Monterey County.


The Blind and Visually Impaired Center’s mission is to empower the blind and visually impaired toward independent living through responsive education, support services and skills training.


  • Client Focused
  • Compassionate
  • Responsive
  • Respective
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Relevance
  • Professionalism
  • Organizational Excellence
  • Results & Outcomes
  • Responsible Growth
  • Teamwork & Collaboration

Form 990, Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax

Download BVIC Form 990


Lions Building for the Blind (LBFB) is a non-profit organization which owns the 225 Laurel Ave, Pacific Grove facility. They maintain the building, pay for insurance, and lease the building to BVIC for $1/year. When you send a donation to the LBFB to help maintain the building, your donation will also help BVIC.

Lions Building for the Blind
225 Laurel Ave
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Monterey Old Capitol exists to support the BVIC. They oversee the Chariots for Charity vehicle donation program and host a number of events to raise funds to support the mission of the BVIC.

District 4-C6 Lions: Visit the district website to learn about how you can become involved and to find a club near you.