empowering people with disabilities from ethnic backgrounds!
  • Digital Respite Digital Respite

    Digital Respite: Using digital devices and technology to engage the young while providing respite time for carers and family.

  • Host Exhibition Host Exhibition

    ADEC are offering interested organisations an opportunity to host the ‘Fighting for Equality’ exhibition. 

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  • ArtAbility® 2015 Future Landscapes ArtAbility® 2015 Future Landscapes

    ArtAbility® is an inspiring visual arts program run by ADEC that unites a range of talented artists of all ages, from a variety of cultures who are living with a disability.

Latest News & Events

New Coordinator for ArtAbility®


ADEC's ArtAbility® program has a new coordinator at the helm this year. We would like to welcome Clare to the ADEC team.

Update – Wellbeing Programs in the West


ADEC in Werribee has welcomed a calm and peaceful 2016. Each Friday the Chinese high needs group and Karen Carers group come together to chat over morning tea before they roll out their yoga mats for an hour of relaxation, gentle exercise and stretching. 





Cultural Diversity and Awareness Training for Disability and Community Service Settings


This training is aimed at workers who support CALD clients, people living with disabilities and carers of people living with a disability from CALD communities.



Deputy Disability Services Commissioner Visits ADEC


Deputy Disability Services Commissioner Ms Miranda Bruyniks dropped in for a meet and greet at ADEC’s Preston office on December 5. 


Artability Future Landscapes Launch & Art Catalogue

adec artability opening


ArtAbility Future Landscapes launched on 8 December 2015 at Fed Square. We would like to send a big thank you to all of our sponsors: Ford, Carers Victoria, Fed Square, Disability Services Commissioner, Officeworks, Best Digital Signs, Summerhill Smash Repairs, Minuteman Press Essendon, MHCC, Community Sector Banking and Beer DeLuxe. ADEC is also funded by State Federal and Local Government.