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Crisis Services

ASERT does not offer crisis services through our Resource Center. If you or someone you love is experiencing mental health distress or thoughts of suicide please call or text 988 for support.

Quick links: MyODP ASDNext AidInPA PhillyAP

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. They dedicate our efforts to breaking through the barriers to Independent Living.


  • 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


Lancaster Office

941 Wheatland Avenue, Suite B-1
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603

Lebanon Office

243 Schneider Drive
Lebanon, Pennsylvania, 17046