The Chicago Lighthouse at TradeWinds

The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who are Blind or Visually Impaired Partner with TradeWinds Services in Northwest Indiana


In June 2015 The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired expanded their world-class care services by partnering with TradeWinds Services in the Merrillville, Indiana facility. The Chicago Lighthouse Low Vision Clinic at TradeWinds offers low vision examinations including recommendations for optical, technological and auditory assistive devices, occupational therapy services and community programs for people with vision loss.

The Chicago Lighthouse is a non-profit agency, whose credo is “Because there is still hope,” and is one of the nation’s most comprehensive social service agencies assisting people who are blind, visually impaired, multi-disabled or Veterans. Founded in 1906, The Chicago Lighthouse is committed to providing high quality educational, clinical, rehabilitation, employment and independent living services for people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired including those who are deaf and blind, multi-disabled and Veterans. The Chicago Lighthouse is accredited by the National Accreditation Council for Blind and Low Vision Services (NAC), and has been continuously accredited for the past 30 years. This accreditation demonstrates the agency’s leadership and dedication to improving the quality of life for people with vision loss. The Chicago Lighthouse is also a United Way Agency.

To schedule an appointment for the Merrillville office location, call the Chicago Lighthouse scheduling department at 312.997.3686.