We provide support to Veterans at all stages of reintegration into civilian life through programs and services focused on employment.

Giving Back to Our National Heroes

In line with a nationwide commitment to caring for our national heroes, we provide assistance specifically to Veterans with visual impairments and other disabilities, as well as to all Veterans seeking employment opportunities. Key partnerships with Chicago’s premier Veteran organizations include the McCormick Foundation, Illinois Joining Forces, Illinois Department of Employment Security, Hiring Heroes, National Able Network, America Works, Department of Veteran Affairs, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and Hines VA Medical Center.

Employment Services

We help our clients build valuable skills, reach professional goals and develop strategies for career advancement.

Meet Our Team

Meet Michael Smith, a retired U.S. Navy officer currently serving as a UI Health customer care agent.


Find answers to frequently asked questions about The Chicago Lighthouse.

Locations & Contact

The Chicago Lighthouse provides education, employment, independent-living, and specialized services for people who are blind, visually impaired, disabled and Veterans throughout Chicagoland. Contact us today to learn more at (312) 666-1331.

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