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Second Sense works individually with each client. We realize no two people are the same. So, our training focuses on individual needs.
All our services are free-of-charge and are available to anyone with vision loss.
Second Sense serves over 400 people with direct services each year. We also provide resources to over 3,000 people.
Seniors are the largest growing group with new vision loss. Our programs specifically address their needs.
We work with more than 50 organizations in communities throughout the Chicago area. Our staff brings services directly to the people who need them.
Second Sense is one of the first organizations in Chicago to become a Service Enterprise. This means volunteers play a key role in serving our clients.
There are 258,935 adults in Illinois who are blind or visually impaired. (American Community Survey data for 2020)