Logo for Children's Service Fund
Logo for Children's Service Fund

Artists First

Youth Open Studio
The Youth Open Studio provides non-therapeutic social/emotional/behavioral/mental health support to youth ages 5-19 through creative self-expression. This evidence-based healing arts program aids youth by increasing coping skills, alleviating and or supporting the management of anxiety, depression and other mood disorders, while instilling a sense of confidence and belonging. With access to a multimedia inclusive art studio, youth engage in creative activity with specific instruction, guidance and support to promote behavioral and mental health. Professional staff (social workers, educators, artists) help youth to advance emotional intelligence, soft and hard skills including self-regulation, self-sufficiency, communication, critical thinking and self-awareness.

Contact Information

Total Award Amount
Funding Type