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

 

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

Circle of PEERS Support Group
Wednesday, January 29th
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Disability Empowerment Center
Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting(CAC)
Tuesday, February 11th
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
York OVR District Office
Office Closed: President's Day
Monday, February 17th
All Day
Disability Empowerment Center
Circle of PEERS Support Group
Wednesday, February 26th
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Disability Empowerment Center
People learning ASL ASL Level 1 Mondays Spring 2020
Monday, March 2nd to Monday, May 4th
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Disability Empowerment Center
People learning ASL ASL Level 2 Wednesdays Spring 2020
Wednesday, March 4th to Wednesday, May 6th
4:30 pm - 6:00 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