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

People learning ASL ASL Course 1 Fall 2019 - Mondays
Monday, July 29th to Monday, October 7th
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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People learning ASL ASL Course 2 Fall 2019 -Tuesdays
Tuesday, July 30th to Tuesday, October 1st
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Disability Empowerment Center
People learning ASL ASL Course 3 Fall 2019- Fridays
Friday, August 2nd to Friday, October 4th
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Circle of PEERS Support Group
Wednesday, August 28th
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Circle of PEERS Support Group
Wednesday, September 25th
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Circle of PEERS Support Group
Wednesday, October 30th
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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