Located in Downtown Bakersfield, Vocation Consultants for the Blind has been providing services for the blind and visually impaired since 2005. VCB offers classes and resources for Bakersfield and the surrounding cities in Kern County. Our staff is comprised of people who have a love for the Central Valley and a passion for helping those with vision loss. Always keeping up on the latest trends and technology for the visually impaired, we strive to keep our classes current and events fun. Losing sight doesn’t mean losing hope.


At Vocation Consultants for the Blind we join together in a spirit of dedication to assist blind and visually impaired persons in experiencing a more independent and opportunity filled life. These efforts are achieved through specialized methods of training and education provided by our professional staff. We believe that every individual, regardless of disability, can accomplish their desired goals provided the proper instruction and support. With over 20 years of experience, Vocation Consultants for the Blind believes that every individual should have the opportunity to live independently and we teach adaptive techniques to make this a reality for the visually impaired.


Our primary goal is to support each and every client that walks through our doors. Whether it be educational support from our classes, emotional assistance from our instructors, or a new camaraderie found in one of our activities. We aspire to serve anyone dealing with vision loss and vision impairment by helping them reestablish independence, build confidence, and find new ways to enjoy life!