Who We Are
The Humboldt Council of the Blind is a 501c3 charitable group under the nonprofit status of the California Council of the Blind. The Council is a consumer based group of blind and sighted people whose
purpose is to advocate for more opportunities for visually impaired people. Our local council helps serve the blind and visually impaired residents of Humboldt County, California (North coast.) Tax deductible donations can be made to Humboldt Council of the blind, PO Box 175, Eureka, CA 95502.
Your donations assist in providing various support such as resource information through the council's telephone resource line at: 707-839-0588, public education on how to live independetly with visual impairments, and advocacy for improved safety.
MEETING TIMES AND CONTACT INFO
If the council meets it is usually the third Friday of the month, 2:30 p.m., 828 Seventh Street, Eureka, Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District Office conference room.
We take a few months off during the year, so write or call if you are not on our email list. Call Doug at his home (707) 839-0588. Or email:
How To Reach Us
The resource number is: 707-839-0588
President James Forbe's home is: 707-444-3548
Humboldt Council of the Blind
PO BOX 175
EUREKA CA 95502
Message About Descriptive Video From President James
don't be left out get your copy of the music CD “Making Blindness Fashionable” A compilation cd of 22 bands(20 from Humboldt) All proceeds will help fund descriptive video and closed captioning for a local movie theater. Cost is only $10.
Purchase your copy of the CD at local Humboldt music stores, or by sending $10 to the Humboldt Council of the Blind, PO Box 175, Eureka CA 95502-0175 make checks payable to HCB, note on your check for music CD, include a mailing address, or purchase online at:
Meth Bog Records
Any questions about the council, an official chapter of the California Council, and the ACB,
Or the dvs/cc project, or the benefit cd, please call or email. council president James Forbes,