R.E.S.T.

Ability Tree reaches families impacted by disabilities. We partner with individuals and organizations to provide R.E.S.T.

Recreation, Education, Support, Training

R.E.S.T. is the backbone of how Ability Tree operates and how we want to want to walk alongside your family.

 
 
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Recreation

Purpose

To refresh, restore, and help in the recovery process.

Goals

  • Build healthy relationships and character

  • Provide a sense of belonging, joy, and satisfaction

  • Reach out to community

  • Community involvement

  • Raise awareness

  • Promote family unity

Consist of

  • Activities and programs

  • Community events

  • Interaction with peers

 
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Education

Purpose

To elevate awareness, enrich the lives of the recipients, and promote continuous learning.

Goals

  • Impart knowledge
  • Equip and empower
  • Promote educated decision-making

Consist of

  • Seminars
  • Counseling
  • Media/Technology
  • Speaking engagements
  • Focus groups
  • Newsletters
 
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Support

Purpose

To serve as a foundation. To sustain and maintain by supplying the necessary provision.

Goals

  • Relieve tension and stress in family members
  • Build healthy relationships
  • Introduce the Gospel message
  • Be the “hands and feet” of Christ

Consists of

  • Support groups for parents/caregivers and siblings
  • Parent and sibling activities
  • Family retreats
  • Community events
  • Ability centers
 
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Training

Purpose

To coach, guide along a path, and make proficient by instruction and practice.

Goals

  • To make your place (i.e., church) more accessible
  • To make your people more accessible
  • To make your programs more accessible
  • To make JESUS more accessible

consists of

  • Vision casting
  • Team building
  • Planning and coaching
  • Ministry launching