Dianne’s Continuing ADEC Adventure: Flying to Arizona

2017-03-31T12:46:31+00:00 March 31st, 2017|A Life of Their Own, Dignity, Direct Support|

At 67 years old, Dianne Hampshire is living proof that it's never too late to enjoy a new adventure. A few months ago, we shared this incredible story of Dianne and Richard Hampshire reuniting after eight years of searching for each [...]

ADEC client is a small business owner with big hopes

2017-02-03T11:50:03+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|A Life of Their Own, Dignity, News|

Look up Erin Smoker's Etsy page and you'll find this description, Buttercups Emporium is my new adventure. I wanted to become more independent so with the help of some friends we have my shop started. I enjoy making items for others [...]

Shop Art by ADEC store, Support client opportunities

2016-09-30T14:17:20+00:00 September 30th, 2016|A Life of Their Own, News|

Have you been searching for the perfect gift for your friend’s birthday? Or maybe there’s a blank spot on your wall for a piece of meaningful art? As of Wednesday, October 5, Elkhart’s newest shopping destination - the Art by ADEC [...]

Rosemary Poe: ‘Without ADEC, I would still be in the same hellhole I was born into’

2016-08-18T15:35:42+00:00 August 18th, 2016|A Life of Their Own, Dignity, News|

A single ripe tomato sits on the windowsill of Rosemary Poe's ground-floor apartment. To most people, the fruit only represents the summer bounty still to come. But to Rosemary, the tomato is a symbol of the choice and possibility she has [...]

Eight-Year Search Leads to Mother-Son Reunion at ADEC

2016-08-05T10:22:47+00:00 August 5th, 2016|A Life of Their Own, Families|

When you google “Dianne Hampshire,” the first entry that pops up is a profile from the Works of Arc website featuring Dianne’s picture and describing her ceramic work at ADEC’s Day Service at Goshen. For most people, this would be just [...]

ADEC Services Receive Glowing Reviews

2016-07-22T11:02:09+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|A Life of Their Own, Dignity, Direct Support, News|

Program surveys, reviews and audits are a valuable way to refine programming, reinforce quality standards and offer proof of impeccable service. ADEC furthers its mission of choice and possibility every time services pass critical review. Over the past few months, music [...]