Braille Institute
Riverside Center

Classes & Workshops

Participate in classes & workshops through two convenient options:

  1. Online from your home using a phone, computer or tablet
  2. In-person at our center following required COVID protocols.

All of our programs and services are free of charge.

  • Workshops – are open to the public and anyone can attend. They are one-day only sessions that are usually 1-2 hours on a specific topic with a live instructor and student participation. View our list of upcoming workshops and register online (link to workshops).
  • Classes – are held over multiple weeks during the semester period and attended weekly. You must be a “student” of Braille Institute to register for a class. To become a student you must complete a low vision assessment or be on-boarded by a Braille Institute specialist.
View Riverside Center Class Catalog
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Contact Information

6974 Brockton Avenue Suite #100
Riverside, CA 92506

Monday-Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm

(951) 787-8800

Upcoming Riverside Workshops

Laughing Yoga

Virtual Event CA

Simple exercises to reduce stress that utilize laughter with yoga breathing techniques. A program for your health and wellbeing. For


Spring Teas and Tonics

Virtual Event CA

This workshop covers spring and summer beverages including iced teas, coffees, and juices, and how you can make these easily

Human Guide Basics Workshop

Riverside Neighborhood Center 6974 Brockton Ave Suite #100, Riverside, CA

Join our Human Guide Basics workshop to learn the safest and proper way to be a human guide and utilize

Understanding Vision Loss

Virtual Event CA

As your vision changes due to Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy, or other conditions, we offer free programs and services

Understanding Microsoft Teams

Virtual Event CA

This workshop will cover the advantages of video conferencing and how an individual can join a Microsoft TEAMS meeting with

Meet Our Regional Director
Frank Pefley

“Our new Riverside Neighborhood Center’s dedicated volunteers are eager to serve and help those with low vision. Your independence can be regained at our center or through In-Home visits.”

Local Announcements

Our staff have gathered, and continue to research, helpful community resources and safe activities for our community of visually impaired during COVID19.


Braille Institute is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to positively transform the lives of those with vision loss. Braille Institute serves more than 37,000 people through a variety of free programs, classes and services at centers and community outreach locations throughout Southern California – from Santa Barbara to San Diego counties!


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