Classes are available to individuals with vision loss and we do not charge clients to attend. For more information on joining a group, please call LBB at 850.942.3658 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Follow us on Facebook (Lighthouse BigBend) for weekly topics. 

  • Peer Support Group - Stronger Together
    1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month | Noon - 1:30 pm
    Group Leader: Janet Acheson, Ed.S., CTVI, Programs Specialist

  • Employment Readiness Group
    Tuesday | 10 am - 11:30 am | Group Call
    Thursday | 10 am - 11:30 am | In-Person only | LBB
    Group Leader: Jeffery Douglas, MSW, Programs Specialist


  • iPhone Lesson Group - Learn accessibility features on iPhones and iPads
    Tuesday | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | In-Person only | LBB
    Group Leader: John Ryan, Programs Specialist

  • iPhone Support Group - Questions & Answers
    Thursday | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Group Call
    Group Leader: John Ryan, Programs Specialist

  • Community Groups – Monthly Vision Loss Support Group
    Monthly Vision Loss Support Groups are for seniors who are visually impaired. You are welcome to join a group if you are experiencing vision loss or have a loved one experiencing vision loss. Individuals attending are in all stages of vision loss


    • Westminster Oaks – 2nd Wednesday of the month
      Wednesday, November 9th | 2:30 – 3:30 pm
      Group Leader: Janet Acheson, Ed.S., CTVI, Programs Specialist

      Westminster Oaks - Parry Center - Fireside Room

    • Advent Christian Village – 1st Monday of the Month*
      (For Advent Christian Village residents only)
      Monday, November 7th | 1:30 – 3:00 pm
      Group Leader: Wayne Warner, Director of Adult Programs

      Advent Christian Village - Old Plantation Room
      *If the first Monday of the month is a holiday, class will be held on the following Monday. 

  • Youth Group (ages 6 - 22) 
    Sharon Scherbarth, CTVI, COMS, Youth Programs & Orientation & Moblity Specialist
    Terance Snider, Program Coordinator

    • November Youth Group activities:

      • North Florida Fair
        Monday, November 7 | 5:00 - 8 pm
        Meet at LBB at 4:30 pm for transportation.

      • Birthday Celebrations & Share Night
        Wednesday, November 16 | 4:30 - 6:30 | LBB
        Please bring a dish to share with your LBB peers.

      • Sharon's & Sean's Wedding Celebration
        Friday, November 18 | 5:00 – 8 pm | LBB
        Press dress formally to celebrate Sharon's wedding.

      • FSU Football Game
        Saturday, November 19 | Time to be announced.
        Deadline to confirm attendance is November 12.

      • Crafts & Secret Santa Drawing
        Wednesday, November 30 | 4:30 - 6:30 | LBB