Lighthouse of Pinellas Inc.

Rating: 5 stars   2 reviews

Issues: Disabilities, Health, Human Services

Location: 6925 - 112th Circle North Ste 103 Largo FL 33776 USA

Mission: To advance the independence, opportunities, and quality of life for the more than 40,000 people in Pinellas County who are blind or visually impaired.

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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
Rating: 5 stars  

Lighthouse of Pinellas, Inc. has received accreditation from the National Accreditation Council for Blind and Low Vision Services (NAC). NAC is the only accrediting body that solely focuses on standards and best practices for blind and low vision services with the consumer in mind. Lighthouse of Pinellas has demonstrated that it meets or exceeds the standards set by NAC for delivery of blind and low vision services. The determination for accreditation is a rigorous process that involves self-examination by the organization, an on-site peer review to verify processes and procedures by a team of professionals serving in the field and a review of the findings by the NAC Accreditation Committee. NAC congratulates Lighthouse of Pinellas on its accredited status.

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Very Well

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you recommend this organization to others?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Review from Guidestar
Rating: 5 stars  

About 7 years ago, a former coworker friend invited me to join a Board Committee at Lighthouse. I had previously volunteered for a few events for the children's programs and had always been impressed with the mission/vision and committment level of the staff and volunteers. Once I became involved and saw first-hand how this agency TRULY helps those who are blind or visually impaired, there was no turning back! The life- changing programs and support provided by this agency are unparalled. Please think for a moment about what it would be like to be unable to see the food on your plate or the faces of your loved ones. Lighthouse provides practical living skills and HOPE to anyone in Pinellas County who is experiencing visual impairment.

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I have personally met countless clients who have gained independence through Lighthouse of Pinellas

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