Rachel Brown, Residential Program Manager, and Nathan Nelson, Manager of ADEC’s Foster Avenue group home, write about the everyday lives of the adults entrusted to ADEC’s care.

ADEC Celebrates DSP Appreciation Week

2022-09-28T10:13:04-04:00September 16th, 2022|A Life of Their Own, Community, Dignity, Direct Support, Employment, News, Uncategorized|

This week ADEC is celebrating and appreciating our DSPs (Direct Support Professionals!) The DSP managers have been coming up with fun and creative tokens of appreciation, things like hot breakfast, taco bars, restaurant lunches, custom DSP t-shirts, and even a [...]

ADEC Introduces New National DSP Certification Program

2022-08-31T11:45:25-04:00August 30th, 2022|Community, Direct Support, Employment, History, News|

ADEC Provides Free National DSP Certification for Employees ADEC is excited and proud to announce that they are now members of The National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals. With this new partnership, all DSPs (Direct Support Professionals) who work at [...]

Flowers for Wayne: An Art By ADEC Project Honoring a Lost Loved One

2022-08-26T16:33:19-04:00August 26th, 2022|Community, Direct Support, Families, News|

The ADEC Day Program, located in The Shoots building in Downtown Goshen, serves individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities with a variety of optional and engaging activities: painting, ceramics, cooking, games, computers and more. Ruth Yankey, a long-time and much-loved [...]

Picture Possibilities at the Plaza

2022-08-05T13:37:13-04:00August 4th, 2022|A Life of Their Own, Administration, Community, Dignity, Direct Support, Families, News|

On Saturday, July 30th, ADEC turned Elkhart Civic Plaza into a true celebration space! From 11-3 we welcomed volunteers, staff, clients, family, friends, and the public to celebrate the culmination of our month-long 2022 fundraiser, Picture Possibilities. Food trucks, free [...]

ADEC’s Employee Appreciation Day at Wellfield Botanic Gardens

2022-07-29T12:51:08-04:00July 29th, 2022|Administration, Community, Direct Support, Employment, Families, News|

ADEC is celebrating our 70th year in 2022, and one of the ways we’re celebrating is with an event at Wellfield Botanic Garden to recognize and show our appreciation to our staff. In addition to free admission for our staff, [...]

Donna Says “Thank You, #TeamADEC”

2020-03-25T11:19:10-04:00March 25th, 2020|Administration, Direct Support, Employment, News, Uncategorized|

  https://youtu.be/h_D_Dxgll1Q   The health, well-being, and safety of ADEC staff and clients is our top priority. Please know that ADEC’s mission – our staff – are recognized as essential personnel, essential services. I would like to thank Indiana Governor [...]

ADEC celebrates Direct Support Professional Appreciation Week 2019

2019-09-06T14:57:39-04:00September 6th, 2019|Community, Direct Support, News|

There are more than 400 employees who work at ADEC, the majority of whom are Direct Support Professionals (DSPs). Each year, the governor of Indiana designates a week dedicated to DSPs, and we love to celebrate it at ADEC! DSP Appreciation [...]

ADEC nursing team more prepared to handle medical emergencies thanks to Goshen Health Foundation grant

2019-06-04T09:16:49-04:00May 30th, 2019|Direct Support|

Christmas came early this year for ADEC's nursing team. Registered nurse Katrina Vargas and licensed practical nurses Lynn Guthrie and Sarah Ten Have could barely contain their excitement on Wednesday as they tore open cardboard boxes and ripped through plastic [...]

ADEC celebrates 39 employees for a combined 435 years of service to individuals with disabilities

2019-02-14T14:30:33-05:00February 14th, 2019|Administration, Direct Support|

ADEC celebrated 39 employees with a combined 435 years of service to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

For 30 years, ADEC’s Kelly Murphy brings life and love to her clients

2018-11-30T11:14:07-05:00November 30th, 2018|Direct Support|

As Kelly Murphy sits at a table in the corner of The Trolley Café at the Old Bag Factory, she thinks about her 30 years with ADEC. A look spreads across her face, a smile that looks both incredulous and full [...]

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