PASILC Public Forums 2015

“The Pennsylvania Statewide Independent Living Council (PA SILC), in partnership with the network of Centers for Independent Living (CILs) and the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) is providing opportunities to hear directly from you about what your life experiences are as Pennsylvanians with disabilities. The State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL) uses money from the federal government to address independent living needs of … Read More

The 2015 Extraordinary Give

Support the Disability Empowerment Center this November 20th with the Extraordinary Give, Lancaster County’s Largest Day of Giving. Any donation made online at on that day will be stretched by $250,000 from the Lancaster County Community Foundation and their presenting sponsors. Plus, there are $50,000 in prizes DEC can win instantly from your donation! Mark your calendars, tell your friends, … Read More

DEC Sucess: Tomeka Conway

Each month we take a moment to highlight a DEC Consumer, their experience with our Center and our staff, and their Success.  This month we spoke with Tomeka Conway. After calling another Center that said they wouldn’t help me, I called DEC and spoke with Barb Feaser. My family’s home had burned down and I was homeless at the time, … Read More

Your Vote…Your Voice

November 5th is Election Day in Pennsylvania and we want everyone to get out and vote! If you’re not registered to vote, hurry up and register because the deadline is October 5th.  For more information about registering to vote, click this link, or you can contact the Disability Empowerment Center and we’ll assist you. Not sure if you’re registered to … Read More

Support DEC with Friends Helping Friends

Before or on October 20th, buy a Friends Helping Friends $5 pass from the Disability Empowerment Center and you’ll: receive a 25% discount shopping pass for purchases made on 10/20 at all Boscov’s locations (not valid online) support DEC with your $5 donation (yep, that’s right, DEC gets to keep the entire $5 to help support our mission) and…you’ll be … Read More