Breaking through the barriers to Independent Living.

The Disability Empowerment Center is the Center for Independent Living serving Lancaster and Lebanon Counties. DEC is a private, nonprofit, nonresidential organization run by and for people with disabilities. We dedicate our efforts to breaking through the barriers to Independent Living.

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Contact DEC

(717) 394-1890 | Main

(866) 394-1890 | Toll Free
(717) 769-2922 | Lebanon
(717) 394-3228 | TTY
(717) 208-8593 | Sorenson VP

After Hours Contact
(717) 617-7534 | Cell
(717) 917-2952 | Service Coordination

We offer the 5 Core Services that every Center for Independent Living offers including Independent Living Skills, Peer Mentoring, Information and Referral, Transition and Advocacy. We also offer many other services for individuals with disabilities, free of charge.

ALL DEC SERVICES

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Upcoming DEC & Community Events

ASL Course 1 Summer 2018 - Tuesdays
Tuesday, June 12th to Tuesday, August 14th
All Day
Disability Empowerment Center
Deaf Fun Day at the Amish Farm & House
Tuesday, June 26th
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Amish Farm and House
Peer Support Group for People with Disabilities
Wednesday, June 27th
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Disability Empowerment Center
ASL Course 2 Summer 2018 - Mondays
Monday, July 9th to Monday, September 10th
All Day
Disability Empowerment Center
Peer Support Group for People with Disabilities
Wednesday, July 11th
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Disability Empowerment Center
ASL Course 5/6 Summer 2018 - Thursdays
Thursday, July 12th to Thursday, September 13th
All Day
Disability Empowerment Center

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Center Locations

Lancaster Center

941 Wheatland Avenue, Suite 201
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603

Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Lebanon Center

243 Schneider Drive
Lebanon, Pennsylvania, 17046

Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm