In 1969, Elim began serving adults who have developmental disabilities to meet the needs of graduating Elim students. These graduates had limited job opportunities or access to programs to further their skill development. Each day over 200 men and women from area residential locations (whether living with family or in a group home) come to work and learn at a level that fits their skills, abilities, and interests.
The focus of our services is to assist individuals to experience lives of significance. In identifying services and activities, we strive to find purposeful activities that engage meaningful relationships. We have found that in serving others our adults experience a sense of meaning and purpose.
It’s hard to imagine a program that brings more blessings than Elim HOPE Packs. Elim’s adults love serving others. Their efforts have resulted in tens of thousands of school supply and food kits for children and their families worldwide.
Over 200 adults with disabilities are willing and ready to change the world. They volunteer at local churches, ministries, and other organizations. They are lead worship, school assemblies and love being part of our communities.