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Effective Sunday, January 22, 2023, San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) will continue its commitment to restoring service to many of its routes and extending service hours for more convenient connections with other routes.

Press release from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that individuals can apply for energy assistance.

The Biden-Harris Administration has launched a new initiative to expand the availability of at-home tests that are more accessible for people who are blind or have low vision. The tests work with a compatible Bluetooth-enabled smartphone and a free app to provide users with audible instructions and audible test results.

Press release from San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD). Contact: Maximilian Cao,, (209) 467-6628

Press release issued May 25, 2022 from Stephanie Yoder. Contact / (916) 802-6240.

City of Los Angeles Controller Releases Statewide Map of 1,400 Food Banks, Pantries and More

News from the Braille and Talking Book Library

The Time to be Bold campaign is designed to educate, engage, and empower people who are at least 55 years of age with low vision to maintain or regain their independence by utilizing the free or low-cost services provided by the Older Individuals Who Are Blind (OIB) programs.

News release from the Emergency Broadband Internet

Fact sheet with eligibility updates about COVID-19 vaccinations for people with certain high-risk medical conditions or disabilities.