Our mission is not something we can do alone: Our business partners are the cornerstone of what makes our process work – and the benefits of doing good go both ways.

Our Partnerships

AbilityOne Program - Lighthouse Works is an active participant in the AbilityOne Program, a longstanding federal program established to encourage the employment of persons who are blind and visually impaired. Established by the Javits-Wagner-O’Day Act, the AbilityOne Program coordinates with nearly 600 nonprofit organizations across the country to help more than 42,000 people who are blind or have significant disabilities find employment by providing products and services to the federal government at fair market prices.
Did you know that nearly $4 billion AbilityOne products and services were procured by the federal government in 2020? Learn more about the AbilityOne Program.
National Industries for the Blind (NIB) - Lighthouse Works is a proud member of National Industries for the Blind, the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind. Through our partnership with NIB, Lighthouse Works delivers affordable, high-quality products and services tailored to customer requirements – all while helping people who are blind build meaningful careers. Learn more about NIB.
Respect of Florida (RESPECT) - Lighthouse Works is an active member of RESPECT, a priority purchasing program created in 1974 by the Florida legislature to provide job opportunities to Floridians who are blind or have other severe disabilities. The RESPECT state use program, sometimes known as set asides, was designed to assist state agencies by simplifying their procurement process while at the same time enhance the personal and economic independence of Floridians who are blind or have other disabilities; a win-win! Learn more about the RESPECT of Florida program.

Our Community Supporters

“Helping communities like the ones Lighthouse Works Inc. serves is part of our ongoing strategic investment in Orlando and the surrounding communities.”Steven Alch, President
Bank of America Orlando.
“Inclusion of persons with disabilities in Florida’s workforce requires many different strategies. Lighthouse Works provides an innovative solution which addresses training and employment as well as programmatic funding needs. This is a model we can all learn from to expand career opportunities for this valuable, yet untapped labor source. Thank you, Lighthouse for leading the way!”Allison Chase, President & CEO
The Able Trust