Where Every Day is Independence Day

Supporting individuals with Disabilities

Our Programs

Bay Area Center for Independent Living promotes access to community resources and support for people with disabilities and their families through programs which offer choices, preserve dignity and increase independence for an improved quality of life across the nine counties of Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Supports Planning Agency

Supports Planning Agency (SPA), through Maryland’s Department of Health, supports individuals to live and participate fully in the community while receiving Medicaid funded services through Community Options (CO), Community First Choice (CFO), Community Personal Assistance Services (CPAS), or Increased Community Supports (ICS).

Vocational Services

Bay Area CIL works cooperatively with Maryland’s Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) to provide adult vocational services for job preparation, development, and placement.

Youth Vocational Services

Bay Area CIL works cooperatively with Maryland’s Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) to provide youth transitional services in self-advocacy and work-based learning experiences.

Independent Living

Bay Area CIL provides individuals, with disabilities, the five core services of advocacy, information and referral, independent living skills, peer support, youth transition, and nursing/rehabilitation transition.