Stop, Shop and Donate with AmazonSmile!

    NCIA has registered with AmazonSmile! What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the SAME wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on The only difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (, the AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to a charitable organization of the customer’s choice. Now, NCIA is able to receive donations through Amazon Smile. If you love online shopping, particularly shopping on, Continue reading →

NCIA Gets Recognized at Maryland Work’s Employment Awards

On November 12, 2015, Maryland Works hosted their 8th Annual Employment Awards Luncheon to recognize individuals that have achieved their career goals despite having a disability, as well as honor service providers that secure employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. This year NCIA received recognition for successfully delivering employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities through Maryland Works. Annually, NCIA provides an average of seventy individuals with jobs through our Supported Employment Program.  We currently provide staffing for eleven janitorial contracts for sites including MTA stations, Continue reading →

Meet April Jensen

It is with pleasure to announce that we have appointed a new member of the NCIA leadership team. We would like to introduce you to Ms. April Jensen, our new Executive Director of Adult Services! April brings with her over twenty years of experience in management positions of non-profit organizations that provide services for youth and adults with developmental disabilities. Most recently, she has served four years as the Director of Residential Services at Chimes of Maryland. She has also served almost seven years as Continue reading →

Our Day at Hershey Park

With eager attitudes, a large group of our individuals gathered with excitement to enter Hershey Park for a day full of thrills, chills and of course Chocolate! Since Hershey Park is known for its attractions, waterpark, shows, and delicious chocolate, it’s no wonder that our individuals couldn’t resist the sweet temptation to visit this amusement park for the day.   What other amusement park can you go to, that has chocolate around every corner? We learned how chocolate is made at Hershey’s Chocolate Factory, and was surprised with a Continue reading →

NCIA Awarded HUGE Snow Removal Contract

NCIA is proud to announce that we have acquired our very first commercial contract worth $1.3 Million.  The contract was awarded to us by the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) to assist them with snow removal from select metro stations across the state of Maryland.  The contract will span over the course of five years. Our individuals are trained on how to properly remove snow and use tools to perform their jobs effectively.  New job opportunities include: shoveling snow, salting the walkways and operating front-loaders. Bring Continue reading →