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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

Date/Time Event
Wed, Mar 11, 15
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Job Fair - PA CareerLink
Liberty Place, Lancaster Pennsylvania
Wed, Mar 11, 15
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Disability Empowerment Center, Lancaster PA
Sat, Mar 14, 15
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
LHOP 2015 Home and Money Fair
Harrisburg Area Community College – Lancaster, Lancaster PA
Sat, Mar 14, 15
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
IM Able Foundation Bash
Santander Performing Arts Center, Reading Pennsylvania
Mon, Mar 16, 15
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Employment Task Force
Disability Empowerment Center, Lancaster PA
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    From the Blog

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    OVR Job Readiness Classes

    The OVR is hosting monthly Job Readiness classes at the Disability Empowerment Center.  If you are interested, please contact your OVR counselor to join the class.  You can also contact DEC directly … [Read More...]

    Disability and Winter

    Another snowy day!

    Well it's been another icy, cold week here in Central PA and the forecast is saying there is more snow coming.  Winter storms are not easy for anyone, but for those with disabilities, the ever-colder … [Read More...]

    Disability at work

    Area Job Openings March 2015

    Job Title:  Meal Transporter (Local Government) Employment Opportunities:  The Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging is currently recruiting to fill one vacancy for Meal Transporter. Applications … [Read More...]