LBB provides several Adult and Youth Programs for individuals who are blind or visually impaired in Franklin, Gadsden, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor, and Wakulla Counties. Services include adjustment counseling, support groups, employment skills, daily living techniques, communication, leisure, orientation and mobility, assistive technology, and computer skills.

To enroll in an LBB program, please complete the intake referral form. Please mail forms to 3071 HIghland Oaks Terrace, Tallahassee FL 32301 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to LBB. Please let us know if you need assistance completing the form by calling LBB at 850-942-3658 or toll free at 888-827-6033 if you are located outside of Leon County.  


Weekly Group Activities 

Follow us on Facebook (Lighthouse BigBend) and Twitter (@LBigbend) for weekly topics. For more information on joining a group, please call LBB at 850.942.3658.

  • Employment Readiness Group 
    Group Leader, Jeffery Douglas, MSW, Programs Specialist
    Tuesday & Thursday | 10 am - 11:30 am

  • Peer Support Group - Stronger Together
    Group Leader, Charles Acheson, Visual Rehabilitation Case Manager
    1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 

  • Community Outing
    This is a new group that will meet at different locations in the community. The Community Outing locations will be posted on LBB's Facebook and Twitter pages prior to the Outing date.
    Group Leader, Burak Arcan, Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist
    2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month | 9:30 am

  • iPhone & iPad Group
    Learn how to use accessibility features on iPhones and iPads.
    Group Leader, Charles Achesson, Vision Rehabilitation Case Manager
    Tuesday | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | In-person only
    Thursday | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Group Call | Please contact LBB for details

  • Transition Group (ages 14 - 21)
    Group Leader, Michael Elliott, LCSW
    Saturday | 9 am - Noon

Peer Support Group Stronger Together graphic with people holding hands and an eye graphic behind the people