LBB provides several Adult and Youth Programs for inidividuals 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
    Wednesday | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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

  • iPhone Group
    Learn how to utilize assistive technology and other apps. 
    Group Leader, Charles Achesson, Vision Rehabilitation Case Manager
    Tuesday | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


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