Independence Now is part of a nationwide network of Centers for Independent Living. We have the privilege to serve people with disabilities in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties. We work diligently to make our programs the best they can be by constantly learning about resources, building relationships and going below the surface to insure consumers achieve their goals. The philosophy of consumer control is thick within the walls of Independence Now. We truly believe that people with disabilities are the best experts on their own needs and choices.
Contact us about our services and programs to see firsthand our commitment to freedom, power and Independence Now!
Independence Now's core services are:
It is our belief that individuals with disabilities are the best guides to independence; therefore, Independent Living Specialists:
IL Specialists facilitate one-on-one and group skills trainings in an array of areas to promote independence, such as:
As a resource and advocacy center, IN serves as a guide through the maze of services by connecting consumers and the general public with current information on programs, equipment and community resources. Information and referrals help assist consumers to build a network of supports as they pursue goal achievements and furtherance of their independence.
Referrals are also made to other community organizations and programs.
IN publishes a monthly newsletter "IN Touch" that outlines all monthly and quarterly activities such as: