ADA Survey

For our celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the ADA, we are going to do a special online series and display called “Our Stories.” We’re looking for individuals with disabilities to share your stories with us! If you’d like to share your story of how the ADA has impacted your life, please follow the link and fill in the survey! … Read More

ADA25 Celebration

This year is the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Disability Empowerment Center is hosting a picnic to celebrate! On July 24th at Long’s Park in Lancaster, the DEC will host a picnic from 11 am to 2 pm.  There are so many things planned to help us celebrate including: Mayor Gray will be there! … Read More

Camp DEC on the News!

This week we hosted an extra special event called Camp DEC!  It was a (mock) camping adventure at our Center for our Consumers.  We had a great, great time and Fox43 News even came to do a story about it. Watch the news story here! We had a campfire with songs and s’mores, games, park rangers, and even Yogi Bear! … Read More


Our lovely DEC staff at the Capital! A core mission of the Disability Empowerment Center and all Centers for Independent Living is Advocacy and this past Monday, July 15th, our staff took the trip up to Harrisburg to be advocates for individuals with disabilities. We understand that living free in the community depends on all of us letting our elected … Read More

Affordable Housing Listing – June 2015

Click here to open the Affordable Housing Property Listing. To contact someone directly about this list, call 717.291.1911 This list was most recently updated for Monday, June 1, 2015. This property listing is organized alphabetically by county and by state.  Many of the properties feature apartments and town homes with expansive amenities such as spacious bedrooms, modern kitchens, ample storage, secure parking, and … Read More