ABOUT US

Southern Maryland Center for Independent Living is a nonprofit organization created by and for people with disabilities. We are an advocacy, information and educational center that promotes independent living and empowerment for people with all types of disabilities.

 

Southern Maryland Center for Independent Living provides residents of Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties access to use community resources and services to enhance their independence.

 

Southern Maryland Center for Independent Living pledges to provide the highest level of instruction to consumers with disabilities in life skills, job readiness training, peer mentoring, and peer supports. We sincerely believe that if one can dream it, one can do it alone or with our assistance.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Christy Bishop

President

Rose Frederick

Vice President

Penny Brueggemann

Treasurer

Julie Randall

Member

Lidiya Belyovska

Executive Director

Emily Ferren

Secretary

STAFF

Executive Director oversees and administers the total operations of the Southern Maryland Center for Independent Living (SMCIL) as set by the Board of Directors guidelines.

Lidiya Belyovska

Executive Director
lbelyovska@smcil.org

Pamela Ford

Deputy Executive Director/Transistion Manager
pford@smcil.org

Deputy Executive Director supports the Executive Director and manages programs and staff on a day to day basis. As Transition Manager, provide outreach, education, advocacy, and peer support. Peer support will be available for nursing facility residents and their caregivers as well as students and their families.

Stacy Tobin

IL/AT Specialist
stobin@smcil.org

The Independent Living/Assistive Technology Specialist (IL/AT) supports the needs of individuals living with disabilities through our Five Core Services.  The IL/AT Specialist also manages our Assistive Technology grants and the Southern Maryland Regional Assistive Technology Loan Library.

Jerry Taylor

Peer Coordinator
Veterans Support
jtaylor@smcil.org

The Peer Coordinator assists individuals with the transition from nursing facilities to the community.  As Veterans Support Coordinator, assist in the operation of the Disabled Veterans Support Network meetings.

Aracelis Torres

Office Fiscal Administrator
atorres@smcil.org

The Office Fiscal Support staff member provides leadership in the financial, administrative, and records management functions of the agency by implementing and ensuring compliance with all grant requirements and the guidelines of the general accounting procedures.

VOLUNTEERS

Mary Randall

JOBS AT SMCIL

Independent Living Specialist

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38588 Brett Way Suite 1

Mechanicsville, MD  20659​

OPENING HOURS

MONDAY - FRIDAY

08:00 AM - 04:30 PM

ADDRESS

301-884-4498

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