• Support CLB Through Cause Network

    You can give back to Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind when you shop online without spending more than you would normally spend? Up to 10% of every online purchase can go to support programs and services for those with vision loss. Choose from 1000+ stores and there's no additional cost to you. Join today!

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  • ClickAndGo DC Metro

    Learn about Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind's ClickAndGo DC Metro Wayfinding Project, the revolutionary new way for travelers who are blind or visually impaired to use the Metro system to independently travel.

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  • Independence Is Our Vision

    Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind provides a comprehensive, integrated range of services including low vision care and rehabilitation, job development training, and employment for people of all ages who are visually impaired or blind to enable them to remain independent.

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DEDICATED TO HELPING

10+
Programs & Services

150
Number of volunteers who contribute service hours to CLB

1,000
Number of individuals in the D.C. Area that are receiving our services

Since 1900, Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind has been dedicated to helping the blind or visually impaired population of the greater Washington region overcome the challenges of vision loss. Our work enables people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired to remain independent, active and productive in society.

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CLB IN THE NEWS

Jamie Wade

Jamie Wade is a recent graduate of the Foundations of Adjustment to Blindness (FAB) class, the JEMMS. The group named itself after the first initial of each classmate, and the name stands for joyful, eating, musical, and miracles. Jamie began losing her vision due to diabetic retinopathy in 2008 and…

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