First United Methodist Church of Middlebury parishioners volunteer, donate funds

2019-08-21T10:46:03-04:00August 21st, 2019|A Life of Their Own, Community, News|

On a muggy Saturday morning, nine parishioners from First United Methodist Church of Middlebury made the trek to ADEC's new Goshen properties to help with some needed improvements. The volunteers came to pull up some old carpet and put a [...]

Michigan teens from Young Neighbors in Action spend week hanging out with individuals ADEC serves, improve homes through volunteer service

2019-07-19T09:54:54-04:00July 19th, 2019|Community, News|

Most people choose to spend their summer hanging out at the beach or in the relaxing comfort of an air-conditioned building, but 11 teenagers and adults from Young Neighbors in Action decided to spend a week of their summer improving the [...]

ADEC celebrates Dog Daze of summer with dog-themed art, special partnerships with Bonneyville Mill and Elkhart ArtWalk

2019-07-16T12:38:48-04:00July 16th, 2019|Community, Employment, News|

If you’re a fan of ADEC’s famous Bow Wow Dog Biscuits, have we got a treat for you: A very limited special edition batch of biscuits are coming to a Gaining Grounds Coffee House or downtown event near you, thanks to [...]

ADEC’s “March to Vote” pushes to teach, register individuals

2019-03-28T09:35:14-04:00March 28th, 2019|A Life of Their Own, Community, News|

This is a blog by David Polaski   Flip through one of ADEC’s new “Your Individual Rights” booklets and toward the end, you’ll find a seldom talked-about right. “You have the right to learn how to register to vote and vote.” [...]

Connor Reynolds finds employment at EFP through ADEC

2018-09-11T18:43:04-04:00September 11th, 2018|Employment, News|

He likes Marvel, Muppets and making things. And, as it turns out, he’s pretty good at making things — like the protective foam packaging that keeps your online purchases safe during delivery. After roughly nine months of job hunting, Connor Reynolds [...]

ADEC nurses offer compassion in addition to essential medical care to individuals with disabilities

2019-05-06T10:53:21-04:00September 7th, 2018|Administration, Dignity, News|

It’s personal connections and patient affection that make it clear this is no ordinary nursing job. Lynn Guthrie walks down a short hallway to one of her favorite patient’s rooms. She’s the longest tenured nurse at ADEC, and many clients know [...]