Free eye care exams set for June 26 at SSFS

Children and adults without vision insurance can make an appointment for a free eye exam on Tuesday, June 26.

The special care is offered by South Suburban Family Shelter, in partnership with Prevent Blindness Illinois and Rosin Eye Care Centers. Eye exams will take place at SSFS administrative offices, 18137 Harwood Ave. in Homewood. 
 
Anyone age 5 and older who does not have vision insurance and has not had an eye exam in the past year is eligible. Patients who need glasses or referrals for further optometric testing will receive vouchers for use at Rosin Eye Centers. 
 
Appointments take approximately 20 minutes. To schedule an appointment, call Dawn at 708-794-2140, ext. 308. A limited number of appointments are available.
 
South Suburban Family Shelter provides services in English and Spanish for families impacted by domestic violence, including counseling, emergency shelter, transitional housing, legal advocacy, court advocacy and violence prevention programs.

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