FINDING A PATH TO INDEPENDENCE Over the next 10 years, 500,000 Americans with autism will cross into adulthood. 85% of them lack adequate employment opportunities. Their voices must be heard.ACRES is Listening.
Dare To Care
As the number of individuals diagnosed with autism and related disorders continues to increase, we cannot continue to assume that someone is doing something about finding a solution. ACRES Project has taken up the challenge to make something happen now. How can you help?
About ACRES Project
This unique community strives to make all the pieces fit. ACRES fosters social, vocational, and self-advocacy skills to turn passions and strengths into entrepreneurial jobs for individuals to sustain themselves financially. The community will be an extended family for those working, visiting, and in the future living there.
Fund the ACRES Project
This fund will help ACRES Project accomplish its mission: providing a residential and day community uniquely designed to foster independence, self-advocacy, and entrepreneurship for individuals with autism.
Growing Community with Aquaponics
This innovative Community Supported Agriculture program is the first phase of developing the ACRES Project, and will provide horticultural therapy, employment, and community integration for adults with autism.