Bay Area Center for Independent Living promotes access to community resources and support for people with disabilities and their families through programs which offer choices, preserve dignity and increase independence for an improved quality of life across the nine counties of Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

(443) 260-0822

Bay Area CIL's 2017 Annual Report Luncheon


Bay Area CIL is hosting

Maryland ABLE Seminar on

Friday, December 8, 2017

For a list of other locations and the link to register,

please see the list below:

Maryland ABLE

launches on November 28th

Enrollment coming soon at www.marylandable.org.

On November 28th, you will be able to open a Maryland ABLE account!

Register for your local ABLE launch party today!

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Virtual ABLE Celebration & Program Overview – WEBINAR

1pm – 2:30pm

Register here to attend Webinar

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

2pm – 4pm

Enoch Pratt Free Library, Waverly Branch

400 East 33rd Street, Baltimore, 21218

Register to attend the Baltimore session

Thursday, December 7, 2017

1pm – 3pm

Arc of Frederick County

555 South Market Street, Frederick, 21701

Register here to attend the Frederick session

Friday, December 8, 2017

11am – 1pm

Bay Area Center for Independent Living, Inc.

909 Progress Circle, Salisbury, 21804

Register here to attend the Salisbury session

Monday, December 11, 2017

5pm – 7pm

Towson University in Northeastern Maryland (TUNE)

510 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, 21015

Register here to attend the Bel Air session

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

6pm – 6:30pm

South Cumberland Library

100Seymour Street, Cumberland 21502

Register here to attend the Cumberland session

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

11:30am – 1:30pm

Spring Dell Center, Inc.

6040 Radio Station Road, LaPlata 20646

Register here to attend the LaPlata session


Come join us for the

Eastern Shore

Self-Advocacy Project

Christmas Quarter Auction

Saturday, December 9, 2017

6:00 p.m. – until

Fraternal Order of the Eagles Lodge #4507

107 Alexander Avenue, Salisbury

Admission is $5.00 for one paddle, additional paddles can be purchased for $2.00 per paddle

PLUS – Have your winning item gift wrapped for that special someone for a donation


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Bay Area CIL’s

Youth Assistive Technology

and Vocational Lab

is now open


    – Free career assessments

    – Free job searches

    – Free cover letter assistance

    – Free help in completing online application; and

    – Free help in designing resumes

Are you under the age of 25, looking for a job, and have a disability?


Bay Area CIL offers free vocational services, for the youth, in Wicomico, Worcester Somerset and Dorchester counties.

No appointment necessary!

The Youth Vocational Lab is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more information, please contact Bay Area CIL at 443-260-0822.



Bay Area Center for Independent Living,

in cooperation with the

Spirit of Esther Foundation

is pleased to introduce

Esther’s Wings Program offers residents of local Nursing Homes fun activities and personal items. We are currently collecting much needed personal items to be given to people living in Nursing Homes

Personal Items Needed:


Hand Sanitizer

Back Scratchers


T – Shirts/Sweat Shirts

Flowers/Flower Arrangements


Bath Sets


Large Socks

For more information or to make a donation, contact Rose Carey at 443-260-0822 or rcarey@discoverhci.org


All donations to this project are tax-deductible


Assistive Technology Lab Hours

Monday Through Friday 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M

Assistive Technology is:  Any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities.

Our mission at Bay Area Center for Independent Living is to assist individuals with any form of disability, of any age to identify technology and assistive/adaptive devices that can help increase quality of life and keep individuals to stay independent in the community.

We can assist individuals with this mission in three different ways.

  • Loan Program: Devices in our demonstration lab can be loaned to individuals to try out in their homes for up to 3 weeks.
  • Computer Lab and Training: Use of computers and training is available to individuals with disabilities who wish to gain knowledge on using a computer.  Training is also provided on adaptive computer software.
  • Assistive Technology Assessment: Staff assists individuals with a disability and/or their families to determine which device or technology will fit their needs.

Please contact Bay Area Center for Independent Living for more information about the free services of our Assistive Technology Lab.

Phone: 443-260-0822 



909 Progress Circle, Suite 300

Salisbury, Maryland 21804

443-260-0822 – 877-511-0744 Video Phone: 410-202-0208

(Serving Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico and Worcester Counties of Maryland.)