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Aging and Disabilities Vision & Mission

Human Services Core Group Vision

Our vision is that every citizen of Anne Arundel County will live in a safe community in a quality home that he or she can afford, be financially secure and properly nourished, have the job skills needed to succeed in the workplace, be part of a well functioning family unit, have equal opportunity, have access to comprehensive physical and behavioral health services, and live a long, healthy and fulfilled life.



Mission of the Department of Aging and Disabilities

Our mission is to:

  • improve the quality of life of our citizens by providing options and resources to older adults and adults with disabilities to enable them to live independent and meaningful lives
  • empower navigation of nutrition, transportation, education, socialization, affordable housing, and other supportive services that meet individualized needs
  • coordinate long-term care support to promote a healthy independent life in the community
  • streamline human services support through a single point of access
  • enrich the lives of active, older adults through programs offered through senior activity centers
  • ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and
  • advocate and protect individual rights that are self directed.