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

(717) 769-2922 | Lebanon
(717) 208-8593 | Sorenson VP

After Hours Contact
(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.

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Upcoming DEC & Community Events

Lunch & Learn: Disability Rights PA
Wednesday, February 6th
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Disability Empowerment Center
Lunch & Learn: Essential Oils
Wednesday, March 6th
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Disability Empowerment Center
Lunch & Learn: Feeling Safe, Being Safe
Wednesday, April 3rd
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Disability Empowerment Center
Lunch & Learn: Client Assistance Program
Wednesday, May 1st
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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