The Lehman Center


About The Lehman Center

– Established June 9, 1987 –

The Lehman Center offers emergency respite care for children newborn through six years of age in a 24-hour crisis nursery, art and child-centered therapy, family advocate services, and parent support groups. Referrals may be made by calling The Lehman Center at (717) 845-5771.

Our Staff


  • Janelle Swartz
    Director of the Crisis Nursery

  • Shari Gordon
    Director of Volunteers and Parent Support Groups 

  • Joanne Godfrey
    Family Advocate

  • Tanya Witherite
    Front Office Manager

Our Therapists

Shannon Murphy is a full time Art Therapist at The Lehman Center. 


Courtney Weik, MA ATR-BC  is a full time Art Therapist at The Lehman Center. Ms. Weik received her Master’s degree in Art Therapy from Cedar Crest College in August 2016. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with a minor in Psychology from Kutztown University. Ms. Courtney has experience working with mental and physical illness in children, adolescents and adults, within a medical setting and open studio environment.


The Lehman Center
402 W. Market Street York, PA 17401

Phone: 717-845-5771
24-Hour Hotline: 1-800-635-6619
Fax: 717-852-7605

Visit Us

Administrative Office

343 Lincoln Way West New Oxford PA 17350
Phone: 717-624-4461



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