The resource and advocacy organization by and for people with disabilities in Anne Arundel & Howard Counties in Maryland.

The resource and advocacy organization by and for people with disabilities in Anne Arundel & Howard Counties in Maryland.

The resource and advocacy organization by and for people with disabilities in Anne Arundel & Howard Counties in Maryland.

The resource and advocacy organization by and for people with disabilities in Anne Arundel and Howard Counties in Maryland.


Our Mission


To maximize the independence of people with disabilities, so they enjoy self-directed, productive lives.


Who We Serve


ARI serves people of all ages with all disabilities within Anne Arundel and Howard Counties in Maryland.


What We Do


We provide services to enhance our Consumers’ quality of life and strengthen their support systems. All of our services are designed to help people with disabilities take part in and contribute to their communities.

Visit our About Page to learn more about our history, our staff and our Board.

Additional Programs

Veteran's Self Directed Services
Housing Navigation
Assistive Technology

Independent Living is not doing things by yourself. It is being in control of how things are done.

Judy Heumann

Affiliations

ARI is a proud member of the following organizations.

Maryland Nonprofits
National Council on Independent Living
Association of Community Services

Updates & Events

Facebook News & Updates

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Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living (APRIL) is now accepting applications for the Youth Steering Committee.

This committee is run by youth from across the country. They plan, organize, and host the annual APRIL Youth Conference. The 2024 Conference will be in Chicago, IL from October 11-13, 2024.

Until December 15, 2023, they will be accepting applications for all Executive Committee positions.

There are 5 positions open:
- Chair
- Vice Chair
- Secretary
- Fundraising
- Social Media

Learn more here: buff.ly/3QVPCJc

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The African American Community Roundtable of Howard County and Maryland Legal Aid are teaming up to help Maryland residents clear their records.

Join us at Homewood Center (10914 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042) on 12/9/23 for a community resource fair with health screenings, info on health insurance, and more. Childcare and fun activities for the kids, so bring the whole family!

See you there!

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Stay Informed: Seasonal Flu and RSV

Flu Vaccine: Walk-in for your Seasonal Flu vaccine at HCHD Monday through Friday, 9:00 am-11:30 am and 1:00 pm-3:30 pm. For more details, check our Flu page here: buff.ly/3rDvIKp or call 410-313-7500.

RSV Vaccine: Local availability at pharmacies and medical offices. Consult your healthcare provider for information on the RSV vaccine.

Let's prioritize health and safety together! 💙

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From improving your home's accessibility to making your car more accessible - the Maryland Department of Disabilities (MDTAP) is here to help!

If you're thinking about making your home more user-friendly, MDTAP can provide assistance.

Their Home Modifications Directory offers all the information you need, from assessments to financing and finding contractors. You can also check out the AT Financial Loan Program to help with the expenses!

For more information, contact the Maryland Department of Disabilities, AT Financial Loan Program at 1-800-832-4827 or email mdtap.atlp@maryland.gov.

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Join us in honoring International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) today!

This United Nations Day highlights the importance of promoting the rights and well-being of individuals with disabilities across all aspects of society and development.

Let's raise awareness and create a more inclusive world together. 💙🌍

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