The Chicago Lighthouse​

The Chicago Lighthouse is a world-renowned social service organization serving the blind, visually impaired, disabled and Veteran communities with comprehensive vision care and support services.

Leading the way for diabetes prevention

Our free, year-long program helps people at risk for developing diabetes make small, yet effective, changes to stave off the disease and its related complications.

Request for Research Volunteers

The Illinois Institute of Technology and The Chicago Lighthouse are conducting a research study to determine the feasibility of the Intracortical Visual Prosthesis (ICVP) that may help people who are blind perceive some light.

We're expanding our team!

We are hiring for many positions including Medical Schedulers, Paraprofessional Teaching Assistants and more!

A Community of Care

Patients and Clients

With over 100 years of experience serving patients with vision loss, The Chicago Lighthouse understands what it takes to respond to your needs with expertise and compassion. Whether you are a parent raising a child who is blind, a Veteran re-entering the workforce or an older adult seeking a community of peers, we offer customized care to improve the quality of life for you and your family.


Shop a full line of assistive technology and independent living aids from the Tools For Living® online and retail store.


Help make a difference in the lives of the 67,000+ people we serve each year.

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