Jerome, Robert and Alex

New items provided through a grant from Plymouth Congregational Church now enable people to rest better and have more fun at Easterseals Arc’s respite house.

Austin, Jonquia and Heather

Easterseals Arc consumers are learning new work skills as they perk up members of Parkview Family YMCA.


For many years, Angie’s goal has been independence. She’s closer than ever now and can reflect on why she wants to accomplish so much on her own.

Liz Dixie

Liz Dixie could be forgiven if she didn’t answer to her name anymore. At Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana, consumers and staff all know her as “Grandma.”

Lori Hudson

This is the heartwarming story of Lori Hudson and her sister, Jill.


Celestine Ditaway found a a good fit for a new living arrangement – and a friend – in Easterseals Arc participant Vera. At the beginning of April, Vera moved into Celestine’s home in Fort Wayne.


For Marci, 28, living more independently, apart from her parents for the first time, is a new experience, one that she began in May.


Mike hit rock bottom by his early 20s, and he knew a serious change was in order. Since coming to Easterseals Passages a few years ago, Mike’s confidence and worldview have shifted in many unexpected ways.