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Southwest Florida
Council of The Blind

SWFCB serves citizens of Lee County who are blind or visually impaired through education, advocacy and mentoring. 


Saturday May 25
10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

2828 Jackson St. (Clubhouse)
Fort Myers, FL 33901

Please note the change in meeting time and location. 

Join SWFCB at The Shell Factory 

Saturday May 25 
Time: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm  
The Shell Factory
Where: 2787 N Tamiami Trl, North Fort Myers, FL 3390
$4 for SWFCB members 
$7 for sighted volunteers 
Please RSVP David, Matt, or Chantale by May 20 

View More Details About the Event at Shell Factory Outing


Will and Joe holding banner


To enhance the lives of blind and visually impaired residents of Lee County. 

50th anniversary of white cane safety day swfcb crossing the street as a group 2014


To educate about the challenges faced by and the capabilities of people with vision loss.



To equalize the opportunities of people with vision loss in education, employment, transportation and recreation. 

Holiday Shopping 2017

SWFCB In Action

Come to one of our monthly meetings and check us out! To find out when and where, call (239)314-8768 or email 

Presenting commissioners with certificates of appreciation November 2014

SWFCB Provides

  • Activities designed to empower those who are blind and visually impaired to be independent, active and productive members of society. 
  • Opportunities for networking to develop strategies supporting the rights and needs of people with vision loss. 
  • Advocacy for changes enhancing the lives of people with vision loss through representation with local, state and federal officials and organizations. 
  • Funding for adaptive equipment and mentoring for students and workers with vision loss. 
  • Social and educational opportunities. 
  • Programming to inform and support parents and educators about the needs of children who are blind or visually impaired. 
  • Annual scholarship for a high school senior attending a higher learning institution. 

Meeting Time & Date

The 3rd Saturday of every month 
10:30 am to 1:00 pm2828 Jackson St., Clubhouse, Ft Myers, 33901

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