Resource Guide

Welcome to The Chicago Lighthouse Resource Guide! Contact us by emailing if you:

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Advocacy & General Resources (National)

Advocacy & General Resources (Regional)

Braille Instruction

Brailler Repair

College Resources for Students with Disabilities

Counseling & Support Groups

Learn more about counseling and support group services at The Chicago Lighthouse here or email Dr. Michael Smith, Clinical Psychologist at the Bergman Center.

Employment Resources

Learn more about employment and training programs at The Chicago Lighthouse here or contact Sheila Perkins at (312) 997-3647. For more information about employment opportunities at The Chicago Lighthouse, please see our Careers page.

Financial Planning & Assistance

Guide Dogs & Service Animals


Low Vision Services

Learn more about low vision services at The Chicago Lighthouse here or call (312) 997-3686.


Recreation: Youth Camps

Resources for Seniors

Learn more about programs for seniors through The Chicago Lighthouse here or contact Laurine Donohue at (312) 997-3670. For senior programming at The Chicago Lighthouse North in Glenview, please contact Melissa Wittenberg at
(847) 510-2060.


Learn more about scholarships through The Chicago Lighthouse here or contact Maureen Reid at (312) 666-1331 ext. 3655.