white cane safety day

Join us for THE 17TH annual HOUSTON white cane safety day!




Tuesday, October 10, 2023

9:30AM White Cane Safety Day March

10:00AM - 1:00PM – Program and Resource Fair


This event will be in-person at University of Houston and streamed virtually. Please register to join Houston WCSD celebration activities:


Awareness March, Mayoral Proclamation, White Cane Safety Day History, Resource Fair, Grand Prize Giveaway, Door Prizes, Guest Speakers, Musical Performances, and Lunch with Registration.


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Thanks to the incredible partners who have made this event possible: Texas Workforce Solutions – Vocational Rehabilitation Services a part of the American Job Center Network in partnership with Workforce Solutions, University of Houston, Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, NASA, Jersey Mike’s, Houston Metro, IMPAC Fleet, Blind Children's Vocational Discovery and Development Program (BCVDDP), The Lighthouse of Houston, Region 4 Education and Services Center, Houston Lady Lions, as well as Gulf Coast Ability Partnership.

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The 17th Annual Houston White Cane Safety Day is just around the corner! This e-mail will provide information that you will need on Thursday, October 10th, 2023 and provides specific details for anyone using paratransit or bringing a vehicle.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 10th, 2023

MARCH: Step off is at promptly 9:30 AM and being led by the Spirit of Houston, Cougar Band through the heart of campus from 4369 Wheeler Ave, Houston TX. MetroLift Travelers may access it through Metro by asking to go to the Houston White Cane Safety Day MARCH or by providing the address.

PROGRAM: 10:00 AM, University of Houston, Student Services Center South, Houston Ballroom, Second Floor, 4455 University Dr, Houston, TX. MetroLift Travelers may access it through Metro by asking to go to the Houston White Cane Safety Day or by providing the address.

END: Program and Resource Fair ends at 1:00PM

LUNCH: Provided with Registration

Below is important information for parking at Houston White Cane Safety Day for those bringing vehicles:

GARAGE PARKING: "WELCOME CENTER GARAGE” at 4400 University Dr, Houston, TX (corner of MLK formally known as Calhoun St). Cost of parking is $5 for 30 minutes, $10 for 30 minutes – 2 hours, $14 for 2 hours – 4 hours, and $18 for 4 hours or more. Garage clearance for vehicles is 6’8”. If you would like more information about parking, please visit the UH parking website at: Visitor Parking - University of Houston (uh.edu)


For the MARCH, Drop off students in front of the Hilton University of Houston, located at 4450 University Drive, Houston, TX. Houston WCSD Volunteers will be available to assist you.

Students may walk through park area to Wheeler Avenue (narrow-flat street) to: Justin Dart Center, 4369 Wheeler Ave, Houston, TX to the WCSD MARCH STEP-OFF meeting area. Volunteers will be available to assist you.

Bus drivers will continue to 5000 GULF WAY, Houston TX to park for the day: FREE for busses. Plenty of space for busses only.

Event pick up will be at Student Services Center South, 4455 University Dr, Houston, TX.