A core value for all ADEC staff is to respect the dignity of the individuals we serve and to protect them from exploitation and abuse.

A Cheerful and Successful Wish List 2022!

2022-12-30T11:12:50-05:00December 30th, 2022|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, DSPs, Families, News, Uncategorized|

Wish List 2022 is in the books, folks! And what a year it was: 113 clients received over 400 gifts this Christmas because of our generous Elves. There are many individuals and groups of people from our communities who can [...]

ADEC Featured on ABC 57’s Holiday Heroes Segment

2022-12-14T12:46:35-05:00December 14th, 2022|A Life of Their Own, Administration, Community, Dignity, Direct Support, Employment, Families, News|

This holiday month gave ADEC an unexpected but wonderful gift! ADEC was featured in a series called Holiday Heroes, produced by ABC 57's journalist Summer Horan. The segment was informative and wonderfully done, and we are so grateful to have [...]

Departing ADEC CEO Donna Belusar to be awarded Indiana Governor’s Sagamore of the Wabash Award at ADEC’s Conference Center

2022-12-13T14:47:01-05:00December 13th, 2022|Administration, Community, History, News|

BRISTOL, INDIANA —  Retiring ADEC CEO Donna Belusar will be capping off her tenure by receiving Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb’s Sagamore of the Wabash Award on Tuesday, Dec. 20th. The award is the highest honor which the Governor of Indiana [...]

ADEC’s Employment Consultants Make it WORK

2022-11-01T12:48:05-04:00November 1st, 2022|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, Employment, News, Uncategorized|

ADEC's Employment Services Department works towards client employment in local businesses. Working collaboratively with Vocational Rehabilitation and area businesses, ADEC’s Employment Consultants help individuals with disabilities find meaning and purpose through job placements in both Elkhart and St. Joe Counties. [...]

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

2022-10-19T15:59:42-04:00October 11th, 2022|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, Employment, News|

ADEC is proud to support National Disability Employment Month. Now, more than ever, business leaders and employers should consider making the effort to hire individuals with disabilities, as they make up an often-overlooked part of society and remain a mostly [...]

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