For 38 years, we have been providing care coordination to individuals with disabilities and complex healthcare needs. Today, we serve more than 10,000 individuals, who live healthy and independent lives in the community of their choice.
As part of the Year of Service initiative, coworkers are volunteering across the state to help people with disabilities, housing instability and mental health challenges, as well as organizations that support animals and the environment!
This morning nearly 70 coworkers came together through a Virtual Cup of Joe with our CEO to reflect on yesterday’s conviction of Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd and the impact such injustices have had on all of us, but particularly our communities of color. Having a safe space to have these difficult conversations is just one of the ways The Center is helping to advance diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. The Center is committed to ending racial and social injustice, not only within our work family and our clients, but also our community. We must all commit to do the work! We must be willing to change, to be different, to have hope that a different world can exist. This is what we stand for, what we believe in and know it is possible. It starts with each of us, to respect, be kind and to love one another as ONE HUMAN FAMILY! We can do it. ... See MoreSee Less
Opportunities, Inc. will be hosting a Vaccination Clinic in Germantown, MD on April 26th and April 27th. Registration is required in order to receive the vaccine. If you are interested click the link below and complete the online registration form before the April 20th deadline.
The START program is a comprehensive model of service supports that optimizes independence, treatment and community living. In January 2021, The Coordinating Center was selected by the DDA to participate in the 12-month pilot. Read more about the START program and The Coordinating Center at the link below.
The START program model was established in 1988 by Dr. Joan B. Beasley and her team to provide community-based crisis intervention for individuals with intellectual/ developmental disabilities (IDD) and mental health needs. START is a comprehensive model of service supports that optimizes independen...
You can become a champion for children’s mental health! Join the Mental Health Association of Maryland’s Campaign by committing to raise awareness, reduce stigma, and provide resources to improve mental health and reduce substance use for Maryland’s children. Click the link below to learn more about how you can support the cause during Maryland Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, May 2-8, 2021—and beyond.