Services for the blind and visually impaired

Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind Mission

Our mission is to “maximize independence and provide employment opportunities for persons who are blind or visually impaired”.

We shall fulfill this purpose by:

  • Providing the necessary well maintained physical facilities, up-to-date equipment, trained staff, and accurate information systems.
  • Providing the following:
    • Rehabilitation Program – case management, daily living skills, communication skills,orientation and mobility, peer support, low vision services, recreation therapy, transportation,work evaluation, computer training, supported employment, job placement and rehabilitation technology.
    • Service Contracts – telephone switchboard operator, mailroom clerk and records management. Acting as a referral source of information concerning subjects of importance to persons who are blind or visually impaired. Operating a retail store for the sale of adaptive products for persons who are blind or visually impaired. Carrying out public education programs designed to build positive attitudes toward persons who are blind or visually impaired.