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.

Upcoming Events

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Wed, May 27, 15
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
TEACH
Disability Empowerment Center, Lancaster PA
Wed, Jun 3, 15
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
TEACH
Disability Empowerment Center, Lancaster PA
Wed, Jun 10, 15
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lebanon Picnic
Coleman Park, Lebanon PENNSYLVANIA
Wed, Jun 10, 15
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
TEACH
Disability Empowerment Center, Lancaster PA
Mon, Jun 15, 15
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Employment Meeting
Disability Empowerment Center, Lancaster PA
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    YOUNG AND EMPOWERED

    DEC’s Youth Transition Summer Program will begin on July 6th! To help youth with disabilities transition (or prepare to transition in the future) from High School to adult life, we offer the Young … [Read More...]

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    Our Spring Open House

    This Wednesday, May 13th, our office will be open for our Spring Open House.  We will have food, drinks, door prizes and a raffle.  We enjoy these events as a way to reconnect with everyone that we … [Read More...]

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    DEC Success: Chrystal Arias

    Each month we take a moment to highlight a DEC Consumer, their experience with our Center and our staff, and their Success.  This month we spoke with Chrystal Arias. I was homeless and had no place … [Read More...]