Unlocking Potential, Enriching Lives

Benedictine is a fully approved, non-sectarian service provider caring for individuals with special needs without regard to racial, ethnic, or religious background, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

Welcome to Benedictine

Lifelong learning for meaningful lives

At Benedictine, we approach “Learning” as something which does not end in our school program but continues throughout a person’s life. We instill a philosophy of lifelong learning in order to help people achieve their greatest potential which then leads to the most productive and meaningful life possible for each person.

Our Programs

Learning For Living

At Benedictine, we embrace a Person-Centered Approach, dedicated to empowering individuals we serve to reach their fullest potential.

Benedictine School

The Benedictine School offers co-ed education and residential programs for students ages 5-21 with intellectual disabilities, multiple disabilities, and autism.

Adult Services

The Adult Services program offers community living, employment, and meaningful day services in Caroline, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot Counties and Annapolis.


The Benedictine Foundation fosters relationships with people, foundations, and corporations by sharing Benedictine’s vital mission to inspire financial support.

60 Years of Care

Benedictine by the Numbers

For the past 60 years Benedictine has offered a diverse range of services for children and adults with developmental & intellectual disabilities and autism.

Years of Service
Individuals Enrolled
Group Homes
Community Partners

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How generosity makes a lasting impact

Learn how others have made an impact through their acts of giving to our organization and others. Explore the many benefits of charitable gift planning.

Benedictine businesses

Your source for a reliable workforce

Does your business need dependable, skilled, passionate employees? Benedictine businesses support job development and competitive employment.