Independent Living Services

DORS operates the Independent Living Older Blind Program (ILOB). ILOB helps individuals who are 55 or older who are also blind or have a vision impairment to live independently in their homes and communities.

If you are not eligible for ILOB, and you have a disability but your goal is not to go to work, independent living (IL) services provided by a Center for Independent Living may be right for you. IL services are for individuals with disabilities who want to be more independent at home and in the community.

For more information about IL services, contact:

Maryland Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC)
199 E. Montgomery Ave., Suite 100
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Phone: 443-961-4630

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Find Maryland's Centers for Independent Living (external link).

Maryland SILC July 2022 Meeting Schedule

  • Public Engagement: July 7, 2022 6:00 PM
  • Executive Committee: July 12, 2022 12:30 PM
  • Outcomes Committee: July 18, 2022 11:00 AM
  • Infrastructure Committee: July 18, 2022 12:30 PM



Maryland State Independent Living Council Special Meetings

All special open meetings are open to the public and will be held virtually, via Zoom.

Accommodating Measures: A Conversation on Understanding Exclusion and Getting Towards Inclusion DEI Report and Coaching Session
by Keri Gray Group
June 29, 2022, 1 - 2:30 pm
ZOOM Conference , Meeting ID: 487 108 1683 Passcode: 682571

Sanction our Scars: A Conversation on Storytelling That Centers Those Most Impacted
by Keri Gray Group
ZOOM Conference - June 22, 2022, 1 - 2:30 pm

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