The Friedman Place Residence from the Front Entrance

Residents play will a dog.

Welcome to Friedman Place


Friedman Place is a non-profit Supportive Living Community for blind and visually impaired adults in Chicago. Our building has been designed with the needs of the blind and visually impaired in mind. Each resident has a private studio or one-bedroom apartment, with a kitchenette and bathroom. A full range of services and activities is provided so that residents’ days are healthy, dignified, and stimulating.

To learn more about Friedman Place, click About in the menu to the left or click Audio or scroll down for an audio introduction.

We enjoyed getting to meet you and hope to see you again soon. Information on volunteer opportunities can be found here. To contact us for more information or to apply for residency, click here.





Jalapeños in the Oatmeal: A blog about vision loss by Friedman Place social worker Jeff Flodin:  

Watch the video below for a look into life at Friedman Place!

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Click on the Play icon below to hear an audio introduction to Friedman Place:


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Click here for a transcript of the audio introduction: Transcript



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