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 [...]
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.
Children with disabilities are 38 percent more likely to be obese. With help from the Goshen Health Foundation, ADEC is working to change that.
The folks from Genesis Products spent a combined 45 hours volunteering and hanging out with the people ADEC serves at the day service. The volunteers learned about ADEC's mission to offer choice and possibility to the people the nonprofit serves and were then able to see it in action.
ADEC Industries ‘is a good place to start your life’: Employees deliver public comment to state task force
As ADEC CEO and President Donna Belusar stood at the podium in front of a packed room, she held up a picture of more than a dozen ADEC Industries employees on a recent payday. The 15 individuals, all with intellectual and [...]
ADEC’s Mike Hedrington celebrates 35 years of helping people with disabilities find dignity, meaning in work
One of ADEC’s four core values is “employment,” and for 35 years Mike has been helping fulfill the mission of helping individuals with disabilities find dignity and meaning through work.
From the CEO: ADEC Industries offers another choice for employment for individuals with disabilities
Donna L. Belusar is the president and CEO of ADEC. As the state considers the future of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Donna advocates to keep ADEC Industries as an option. As I walked through the workshop floor [...]
ADEC clients at the Day Service at Bristol got a surprise visit Tuesday, June 12, from a pair of Elkhart County Sheriff's Department officers.
Three young adults are ready and eager to enter the workforce after spending a year learning job skills and completing internships at Memorial Hospital of South Bend.
When Deb Buras was hired at ADEC in 1993, she never imagined staying for 25 years. Now she couldn't imagine retiring anyplace else. Deb, who grew up in South Bend, was unhappy with her work in accounts payable. Her brother, who [...]