From the heart: ADEC CEO Donna Belusar salutes direct support professionals

Across the United States, during the week of September 9–15, 2018, we take the opportunity to highlight and say "thank you" to the dedicated and innovative direct support workforce.  We, here at ADEC, genuinely honor the compassion and dedication of our [...]

2018-09-13T16:42:18+00:00 September 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Connor Reynolds finds employment at EFP through ADEC

He likes Marvel, Muppets and making things. And, as it turns out, he’s pretty good at making things — like the protective foam packaging that keeps your online purchases safe during delivery. After roughly nine months of job hunting, Connor Reynolds [...]

2018-09-11T18:43:04+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Employment, News|0 Comments

ADEC nurses offer compassion in addition to essential medical care to individuals with disabilities

It’s personal connections and patient affection that make it clear this is no ordinary nursing job. Lynn Guthrie walks down a short hallway to one of her favorite patient’s rooms. She’s the longest tenured nurse at ADEC, and many clients know [...]

2018-09-07T11:00:16+00:00 September 7th, 2018|Administration, Dignity, News|0 Comments

Let’s Be Frank: ADEC’s Annual Celebration to feature keynote by disability advocate Frank Stephens

Frank Stephens has taken on Ann Coulter on national television and silenced Congress with just five words ("my life is worth living"). On Oct. 25, he will inspire and energize the guests at ADEC's Annual Celebration as the keynote speaker. ADEC [...]

2018-08-16T11:03:29+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Community, Dignity|0 Comments

Lisa Mort finds a paycheck and a future of possibility at ADEC Industries

Today, at ADEC Industries, Lisa earns a regular paycheck. But beyond the paycheck, Lisa also has built a strong social network as her co-workers turned into friends (and a boyfriend).

2018-08-12T13:28:07+00:00 August 12th, 2018|Employment, News|0 Comments

‘We gotta get out of here’: Kenny Minor reclaims a life of his own with ADEC

When his next-door neighbor was murdered in his own home during a drug deal gone wrong, ADEC client Kenny Minor decided it was time to move. Kenny, who moved with his mother and brother to Elkhart from Kentucky, lived on Garfield [...]

2018-08-12T13:03:00+00:00 August 12th, 2018|A Life of Their Own|0 Comments

#teamADEC takes on the 2018 Elkhart County 4-H Fair for annual employee appreciation event

With more than 1,000 people to serve in 21 locations across Elkhart and St. Joseph counties, it is no wonder that ADEC employs about 400 people at any given time. Learn more about #teamADEC.

2018-07-26T13:44:49+00:00 July 26th, 2018|Employment|0 Comments