Disability Empowerment Center

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.

Services:

    • Peer Counseling
    • Information and Referral
    • Independent Living Skills
    • Advocacy
    • Accessibility Education
    • ADA Accessibility Guidelines
    • Assistive Technology Services
    • Benefits Counseling
    • Certified Deaf Interpreters
    • Children’s Services
    • Communication Services
    • Community Integration Services
    • DHHS Case Management
    • Disability Sensitivity and Awareness Training
    • Family Services
    • Home and Community Based Waivers (HCBS)
    • Home Modification Consulting
    • Mobility Training
    • Nursing Home Transition
    • Pre-Vocational and Employment Services
    • Recreational Services
    • Service Coordination
    • Sign Language Interpreter Referral
    • Social Security Assistance
    • Ticket to Work
    • Translation Services
    • Transportation Services
  • Serving Lancaster and Lebanon Counties

    Melissa Hawkins, Executive Director
    mhawkins@decpa.org

    717-394-1890 (Lancaster)
    717-769-2922 (Lebanon)
    866-394-1890 (Toll Free)
    717-394-3228 TTY
    717-394-7930 FAX

    VISIT WEBSITE

Location:

941 Wheatland Ave, Suite 201, Lancaster, PA 17603