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The Nicarry Center


About The Nicarry Center

– Established 1978 –

The Nicarry Center offers art and child-centered therapy, God’s Closet clothing bank, the Healing Garden Greenhouse, and the Children’s Garden and houses the administrative offices for Children’s Aid Society. Referrals may be made by calling The Nicarry Center at 717-624-4461.

Our Staff

  • Wanda Bankert
    Senior Administrator

  • Gina Nobile
    Human Resources Coordinator

  • Pamela Tile
    Administrative Assistant
  • Denise Schroeder
    Accounting Specialist

Our Therapists

Francis Marie Soto, MA is a full-time art therapist at the Nicarry Center. Francis received her Master’s degree in Art therapy with Specialization in Counseling from Seton Hill University in May 2019. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in both Art Therapy and Studio Art from Cedar Crest College in May 2014. Francis’ experiences include working with children, adolescents, and individuals with special needs.  

Lindsey Weaver, MA is a full time Art Therapist at the Nicarry Center.  Lindsey received a Master’s in Creative Arts Therapy from Hofstra University in Long Island in 2017.  She also earned a Bachelor’s degree in 2013 from The Pennsylvania State University in Visual Arts.  Lindsey has experience working with children and youth both with and without developmental delays and special needs.  She also has experience working with adults and young adults in a psychiatric setting and experience working with geriatrics.


Jenell Boyer is a part-time Family Advocate at the Nicarry Center. Jenell received a Bachelors degree in Social Work from Elizabethtown College. She has previous experience providing support coordination services to children with special needs and their families. Jenell currently resides in New Oxford and in her spare time she loves to run, hike, read, play with her kids, and go on vacations with family. 


The Nicarry Center
343 Lincoln Way West
New Oxford, PA 17350

Phone: 717-624-4461
Fax: 717-624-3011

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Administrative Office

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



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