A.C.E., Inc. is a consumer-d
riven agency and caring community whose mission is to reduce the isolation of consumers of mental health agencies, and to improve their quality of life. This goal is met by challengin g, encouragin g and offering hope to members through peer support, educationa l services, social and recreation al activities , advocacy, and opportunit ies for community involvemen t.
We are a mental health organization with a focus on wellness, recovery and peer support.
Advocacy, Choices & Empowerment (ACE), Inc.
We offer two scheduled activities a day, a noon meal, and daily van transportation. Our activities calendar has included trips to museums, our annual overnight experience, movies, the theater, trail hiking, fishing, bowling, bocce tournaments, Bingo, corn-hole tournaments, holiday parties and supportive or educational speakers from our community. Our members pay dues of just $5.00 per month to help with the costs related to our activities, community trips and special events. The transportation we offer also helps members to keep their doctor and counseling appointments.
We offer peer support, self-help and educational opportunities, and our NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) Connection support group called Hopeful Hearts. Recently, we offered the WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Planning) program to our members. Additionally, our facility boasts a computer room, a music room, game area and exercise equipment, and a washer and dryer for members’ use. Members also have the opportunity to take part in committee work, our board of directors and our monthly all-members meetings.
Finally, A.C.E. attempts to perform various outreach projects. Currently, we provide food to assist in feeding residents of our local domestic violence shelter, our homeless shelter and our local crisis unit. We have regularly visited area nursing homes, and have participated in projects to benefit Head Start and Big Brothers/Big Sisters in the past, as well.
ACE, Inc. is a consumer-driven agency and caring community whose mission is to reduce the isolation of consumers of mental health agencies, and to improve their quality of life. This goal is met by challenging, encouraging, and offering hope to members through peer support, educational services, social and recreational activities, advocacy, and opportunities for community involvement.
Vision- To create an environment that brings hope and improves the quality of life for persons affected by mental illness and substance abuse.
Values- Everyone is entitled to live a quality life in the community. Our services should be person centered, recovery focused, holistic and peer driven.
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Advocacy, Choices and Empowerment, Inc. (ACE)