Support Groups offer understanding and encouragement to both the clients and their families as they learn to put their new skills into daily life.
Supports groups offer:
- Tips about daily living
- Information on new medical developments in the field of vision loss
- Enjoyable social contact
- A chance to learn about new technology
- Hear more about additional Lighthouse services and community services
Groups within Sarasota County
True Friends Tuesday (under age 55)
Third Tuesday each month 12:30-2:30pm
ManaSota Support Group (55 and over)
First and Third Friday each month 1:00-2:30.
Beginning Thursday, August 13, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Independent Living Adult Classes
Sarasota Facility – 7318 N. Tamiami Trail
Starting Monday, September 14, 2015 through November 16, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30.
Venice Satellite classes
St. Marks Episcopal Church , 513 Nassau St. S., Venice
Starting Thursday, September 24, 2015 through November 19, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Highlands Satellite classes
Highlands Community Church, 3005 New Life Way, Sebring
Starting Tuesday, September 8, 2015 through November 10, 015 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Specialty Workshops and Support Groups
Chair Yoga: Third Tuesday of the month from 11:00 a.m. to 12 Noon
iOS Workshops: Thursdays for one hour at 11:00 or 1:00 p.m.
Magnifying Workshop – Sarasota: Thursdays at 10:00; 11:00; 12:00 and 1:00.
Magnifying Workshop – Venice: Tuesdays at 10:00; 11:00; 12:00 and 1:00.
Talking Book Club: First Friday each month starting September 4, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Computer Club: Second Friday each month beginning September 11, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.