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Innovative and trusted services for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and veterans with disabilities. We are here to help. 

Developmental Disabilities Services & More

Serving San Diego, Riverside & Imperial Counties

Toward Maximum Independence (TMI) is honored that we have been providing services for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1981. In 2000, we launched our services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and in 2020 services for veterans with disabilitiesWe are also a licensed Resource / Foster Family Agency in San Diego County.


TMI assesses the needs of each of our clients and together we develop an individualized plan for support. TMI offers many exciting programs to improve the lives of our clients. We are very proud of the work that we do. Not sure where to start? Please contact us with any questions or visit How To Get Started. Our Frequently Asked Questions page can also be of assistance. We look forward to hearing from you!

Our Latest News


Youth thrive when they feel safe, secure and loved. It is our goal to recruit Resource Families that can offer these comforts that should be afforded to all youth. We have youth waiting for a caring home. 

Young woman with a disability smiling

Diana, TMI Client

"I don't know where I would be without TMI. When I felt alone and desperate, they were there to tell me that I am ok and that I am not alone."


It takes tremendous support to achieve our goals, and our staff are at the very heart of our mission. We are currently hiring for a variety of positions. We offer outstanding benefits, a supportive work environment and more!

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