Can you see to read this? Imagine going blind or having any vision loss. Who helps you learn how to socialize, navigate, communicate and feel safe in a sighted world? Who helps you cope and to feel confident that you can live a healthy and productive life?
As the only Center for Blindness and Vision Loss in Collier County, Lighthouse of Collier needs to help the estimated 14,000 local children and adults become independent.
In May 2009, Lighthouse of Collier, Inc., Center for Blindness and Vision Loss was established as a Florida Not For Profit Corporation. In August 2009, Lighthouse of Collier was granted 501 (c) (3) status from the IRS. Also in August 2009, office space was donated to Lighthouse of Collier, Inc., by Bayfront, Inc.
The mission of the Lighthouse of Collier is to promote the development, implementation and on going evaluation of programs and services which foster independence and enhance the quality of life for the blind, visually impaired and their caregivers.