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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"Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World" is the title of a book and a 45-hour workshop hosted by Howard County Government that helps individuals in poverty build resources for a more prosperous life for themselves, their families, and their communities.

The virtual workshop series will take place Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:00 pm from February 8th through March 31st, 2022

Learn more and register: www.howardcountymd.gov/local-childrens-board/getting-ahead-workshop
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Maryland Health Connection has extended the 2022 Open Enrollment deadline to February 28.

If you need coverage, sign up today at MarylandHealthConnection.govA record number of Marylanders have enrolled in coverage for 2022. Maryland Health Connection has extended the 2022 Open Enrollment deadline through 2/28. If you need coverage, sign up today at MarylandHealthConnection.gov.
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The Arc of Northern Virginia has developed an informative video series on people with disabilities interacting with law enforcement officers and other first responders.

This video provides information on how to navigate interactions between people with disabilities and police officers, including information for people with disabilities on what to expect, how to prepare, and accommodations that may be requested.
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Stresses, cravings, and slips happen. When you need support, #ThisIsQuitting is there to help. It’s free, available 24/7, and 100% anonymous and confidential — so everything stays between you and TIQ. Text KEYWORD to 88709 to get started.

The Maryland Tobacco Quitline is a FREE service. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW. Paid for by the Cigarette Restitution Fund Program.

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If you made $58,000 or less last year you may qualify for FREE tax preparation with The CASH Campaign of Maryland.

Watch this video to learn more or call 410-234-8008 to make an appointment.
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