W.E.A.N. is a mentoring program servicing women with a varying degrees of dis-ABILITIES. The mission is to “wean” women with dis-ABILITIES from having their limitations be their focal point, thus having them live with their ABILITIES!
Abilities Network/Epilepsy Foundation of the Chesapeake Region, an affiliate of the Epilepsy Foundation of America, provides educational/referral information, advocacy, and support to people with epilepsy and their families
We are one of over 400 Centers for Independent Living in the United States. Centers for Independent Living (CIL) are non-residential, consumer-controlled, community-based, and cross-disability organizations. As such, the majority of our Board of Directors and staff are people with disabilities. We embrace the Independent Living philosophy and believe that people with disabilities have the right to control and direct their own lives.
Alliance, Inc., a Baltimore-based 501(c)3 non-profit agency, offers employment, housing, and behavioral health services to people with developmental disabilities, mental health issues, and substance abuse problems.
The Arc of Frederick County helps people with developmental disabilities to live enviable lives. Enviable lives are the lives we all lead, filled with purpose and meaning, and with friends and family. This is accomplished by providing services, advocacy, and creating supportive communities.
Arrow was founded in 1992 by a former foster child who grew up in a loving, Christian foster home. Today, we strive to give every foster child that same opportunity, to experience the unconditional love and commitment of a family, and the support and encouragement of an engaged community. Because of the principles our ministry was founded on, we hold ourselves, and our foster families to a higher standard of excellence.
By Their Side works with Marylanders with intellectual/developmental disabilities and their families to make sure their wishes are addressed. …. We provide advocacy for health, safety, rights, and happiness, even when parents can no longer be there.
The mission of The Coordinating Center is to partner with people of all ages and abilities and those who support them in the community to achieve their aspirations for independence, health, and meaningful community life. We coordinate services and navigate systems with people who have the most complex needs so they can live in the community of their choice