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.

Money Follows the Person

Money Follows the Person (MFP) assists individuals moving from a Long-Term Care (LTC) facility to a residence in the community.

Assistive Technology

Bay Area CIL offers AT assessments and temporary loans through the Maryland Technology Assistance Program (MDTAP). We also provide funding resources through our Independent Living and Assistive Technology (ILAT) program sponsored by the Division of Rehabilitative Services (DORS).

MD TAP Statewide Portable Ramp Project

Bay Area CIL works with Maryland Technology Assistance Program (MD TAP) to provide temporary portable ramps to those individuals who need wheelchair access to their homes.