Children's Programs

Ashland Special Needs Ministry will be partnering with two churches to provide respite care for families with children with disabilities. SOAR will be a night out for parents, grandparents, or guardians who have children with disabilities of any age.  This night is also for the siblings to attend so that the parents have a true night out!


  • Volunteers 13 years or older
  • All Volunteers will have a local background check on file before they are permitted to volunteer
  • Christina Teevan will be present at all SOAR/respite events

SOAR respites will include:

  • Check- in at 4:30 pm
  • A healthy dinner will be provided
  • Volunteers will be a buddy with your child for the evening
  • We will have crafts, games, story time, art time, free play time, clean up time, and goodbye time. 
  • Pick up is at 7:30 pm
  • ASNM SOAR Respite Dates/ Please view or print the 2019/2020 SOAR Respite calendar here


  • Trinity Lutheran/508 Center Street, Ashland
  • Ashland Grace /1144 West Main Street, Ashland
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