Growing Community in 2023 In 2022, ACRES helped provide employment, friendships, and support to more than 150 teens & adults with autism and other disabilities in Central PA. Help us keep the good going in the new year with a tax-deductible gift.

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Growing Community Through Aquaponics Our innovative aquaponics program is growing sustainable food, sustainable jobs, and community connections.

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Growing Community Through Education Our OVR programs help individuals with disabilities learn about themselves and develop the lifelong skills they need to transition into meaningful employment.

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Growing Community Through Socialization Isolation and loneliness are a challenge for many people with autism. Our programs and social groups foster connection and friendship in a safe, accepting environment.

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Growing Community Through Integration Through creativity and entrepreneurship, Acres Artisans allows participants to earn a wage while sharing their talents with the local community.

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Your gift will directly support ACRES Project's programs & events that match the passions and skills of individuals with autism.

Programs

Programs

Our programs are created with the input of adults with autism, for adults with autism.

Events

Events

ACRES strives to increase autism awareness and acceptance throughout our community.

Dare To Care

Adults with autism have a lot to offer, but very few options exist to provide the support they need to achieve their goals. The ACRES Project is working to provide these options.

About ACRES Project

We are creating a vibrant, uplifting community for all kinds of minds. ACRES (Adults Creating Residential & Employment Solutions) fosters social, vocational, and self-advocacy skills to increase independence and quality of life for autistic and neurodivergent adults. ACRES is like an extended family for those who work, visit, and participate in programs there.

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Fund the ACRES Project

This fund will help ACRES Project accomplish its mission: to foster independence, self-advocacy, socialization, and job readiness for individuals with all kinds of minds.

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Growing Community with Aquaponics

Our innovative Community Supported Agriculture program is providing horticultural therapy, employment, and community integration for neurodivergent adults.

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