Welcome to​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.

Support training and jobs for people with disabilities.Donate Now

Please help us reduce the staggering 70% unemployment rate facing people with disabilities.

The Judy and Ray McCaskeyPreschool Program

Our unique preschool program offers a blended learning environment where children with and without visual impairments learn in a common setting instilling sensitivity and respect for diversity from a young age.

It's Here!Shop our NEW Chicago Lighthouse Industries online store

A Chicago Lighthouse Clock is a perfect gift! For someone who has everything already; this is a gift with meaning. Each Chicago Lighthouse Clock is built with pride by people who are legally blind.

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.