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’s Project SEARCH celebrates halfway mark with Open House

2017-01-20T13:51:33+00:00 January 20th, 2017|Employment|

The students of ADEC’s 2016-17 Project SEARCH class celebrated reaching the program’s halfway mark this month by hosting an Open House to show off their progress. The highlight of the Open House was talking with Deric and Kayla, two best friends [...]

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 [...]