Discover James’s incredible journey with Independence Now, from volunteering to becoming a paid peer mentor at ‘On Our Own.’
With each step, we found new opportunities, made Lionel more independent, and helped him feel supported.
Independence Now Consumer, Misty, recently expressed her gratitude and shared how AT enabled her to enjoy time with her family while out in the community.
Carmen is living with her family, and enjoying her days with the support systems she needs to live a full life with the dignity and respect we all deserve.
Daniel loves to share updates about his work and says that he plans to work for years to come!
We are so very proud of Joseph and all his accomplishments!
Shukrat Abbas is an inspiring Consumer because she is the true definition of a go-getter.
In honor of Brain Injury Awareness Month, Laurie Elinoff of The Brain Injury Association of Maryland shares her personal path to advocacy.
As a Center for Independent Living, one of our core services is Nursing Facility Transition – when our staff work with people living in Nursing Facilities to move back to the community.
“Independence Now didn’t give up on me when it felt like everyone else did. Independence Now connected me to the shelter, volunteer work, and assisted me with getting on the housing lists in Montgomery County.”