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Maryland SILC is committed to enhancing freedom and independent decision making of individuals with disabilities.

Vision

The vision for Independent Living in Maryland is for people with disabilities to have information, choices and control over the services and supports in their lives so they can participate fully in all aspects of society.

Goals

Maryland SILC promotes the independent living philosophy which includes consumer control, peer support, self-help, self-determination, equal access and individual and systems advocacy. These factors are essential to maximize the leadership, empowerment, independence, and productivity of individuals with disabilities, as well as to ensure the integration and full inclusion of individuals with disabilities into the mainstream of society.

Mission

The mission of Maryland SILC is to promote, support and enhance opportunities for Marylanders with disabilities to maximize choices to independently live, work and play

To view a list of upcoming meetings, click on
our calendar page.

MSILC Proclamation

Jade EnglishMay 5, 2022 is Maryland’s First Statewide Independent Living Day

Maryland’s Statewide Independent Living Council (Maryland SILC) is pleased to share that Governor Hogan has proclaimed May 5, 2022 to be Maryland’s first Statewide Independent Living Day.

Maryland’s vision for Independent Living is for people with disabilities to have information, choices and control over the services and supports in their lives so they can participate fully in all aspects of society

Maryland SILC works to promote this philosophy in partnership with local Centers for Independent Living, which includes consumer control, peer support, self-help, self-determination, equal access and individual and systems advocacy.  For more information on Maryland SILC or to find your local CIL for information and assistance visit www.marylandsilc.org.

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