Lighthouse International

Address:111 East 59th Street New York NY 10022
Telephone(s):(800) 829-0500 (212) 821-9200
Fax: (212) 821-9707
World Wide Web: http://www.lighthouse.org


The Lighthouse is dedicated to enabling people who are partially sighted or blind to lead independent lives in the work place and in leisure and social activities. A variety of programs are offered, including independent living skills, career services, counseling and testing, support services, education, low-vision and medical services, leisure services and products.


Mon - Fri, 9 am- 5 pm

Eligibility Requirements:

Individuals with severe visual impairments that limit their ability to perform ordinary tasks are eligible. Customers need not be certified as legally blind.

Admission Requirements/Documents:

Report from ophthalmologist or optometrist and medical report.

Access for People with Disabilities:Wheelchair ramp at entrance; multiple floors; grab bars in restrooms; special elevator control buttons; lowered telephones.

Services Offered:Benefits AssistanceCareer AwarenessComputer ClassesContinuing EducationDay CareEarly Intervention for Children with Disabilities/DelaysHealth CareIndependent Living Skills InstructionJob Search / PlacementJob TrainingLibrariesMental Health Care and CounselingRecreational / Leisure / Arts InstructionRecreational Activities
Target Groups(By Need):Visual Impairments