About Us

Heart of Gold Inc. is a DDA Provider agency incorporated in Maryland. We are proudly serving and supporting adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. At Heart of Gold, we use a person-centered planning approach to listen, discover, and understand each person as an individual. We believe every individual deserves to live the life they consider meaningful and productive.

 We promote and support individual independence through engagement in various community integration activities that enable them to fully participate in life at the same level as people without intellectual disabilities in neighborhoods, schools, workplaces, congregations, community centers, and more.

We provide services in the following counties of Maryland: Montgomery County, Prince Georges County, Anne Arundel County, Howard County.



Our Services

We serve individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities with conditions ranging from simple to complex needs, rare diseases, co-occurring disorders, and many more. We combine our experience and professional skills to deliver the best possible service.

All people have the right to work and contribute to their community meaningfully. We believe disabilities should not hinder the dreams and aspirations of people. We support individuals with intellectual disabilities to engage and participate in community activities fully. 

Heart of Gold offers:

  1. Community Living group homes.
  2. Supported Living
  3. Community Development Service
  4. Personal Supports.
  5. Housing Support Services
  6. Respites care service
  7. Nursing Support Services.
  8. Transportation

Community Living Group Homes

Community Living group homes are provided in a setting that is Community Setting Rule (CSR) compliant. Heart of Gold honors and respects the Home and Community Based (HCBS) rights.

Supported Living Services

Supported Living Support Services enable individuals to live in a house or apartment of his or her choice located where he or she wants to live.

Community Development Services

(CDS) aids the participant to develop and maintain skills related to community membership through engagement in community-based activities with people without disabilities.

Personal Supports

Personal supports programs assist participants in acquiring and building the skills necessary to maximize independence in participants’ homes or communities in which they wish to be involved.

Housing Support Services

It provides time-limited support to help individuals with intellectual disabilities to navigate housing opportunities, address or overcome barriers to housing, and secure and retain their own home.

Transportation Services

Transportation is providing non-medical assistance, training and transport to individual with intellectual disabilities and individual’s family caregiver, so the participant can access community activities.

Nursing Support Services

Our Nursing Support services focus on health safety and practices which reduce or prevent adverse outcomes.

Respite Care

It is a short-term care intended to provide both individuals with intellectual disabilities, and their family with a break from their daily


Our People & Careers with Us

Our friendly and experienced staff will make sure you and your loved ones always feel comfortable and secure. Our residential staff have many years of experience working with the individuals with intellectual disabilities and are familiar with our local community as well. 

With a career with us, you’ll draw on all of your skills to make a powerful difference in the lives of our residents every day. If you would like to be considered for employment with us, then please contact us at info@heartofgold-inc.com with your credentials.