Bridging the Gap for Individuals with Special Needs in Central PA

Check out our elmo program with silver Spring Ambulance

Francine Strohman

Founder & Director

Dave Aurand


our programs - learn more 

Elizabeth Kenes


Our Board

Find your inner power by helping others


Become part of our Board - Open Secretary Position Available September 2015.   Please sign up on the Volunteer Page if you want more information about the role.  Upcoming Class info posted under Classes page


We partner with various organizations: Penn State Extension Office of Cumberland County, Awareness Speedway,  and Carlisle Arts Learning Center for various classes and workshops. Please check back for the most up to date information. 

SLSF is an all volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit working to ensure that all individuals with special needs can continue to receive necessary therapies and support across the home, community and work environments regardless of age, race, religion, gender, disability or sexual orientation

ISO Blanket Makers!  We are in need of volunteers that would be able to make fleece tie blankets for our Comfort and Care program.  Please contact us if you are able to help!

Our Mission

Urgent Projects



Your Time


the community


how to help

Sarah Lynn Strohman Foundation

Susie Shumate



Please stay tuned for upcoming events! 

Dianne Kenes

Vice President