ArtHouse for Children and Youth – $4,000 (Larger Grant)
ArtHouse is a Halton-based Organization that provides safe and accessible FREE arts programs led by professional instructors for young people aged 7-17 and Take Sixty-Five programs for isolated seniors. This grant will go to support the Within Reach programs for youth and seniors designed to build Grit and Resilience through the Arts that will include special mental health workshops for Instructors and Community Partners and that will produce measurable outcomes to monitor successes and future opportunities.
Within Reach’s Project will:
- Focus on Program delivery in four areas that have been proven to support positive mental well-being: Music, Drama, Dance and Art
- Provide leadership training with specialized Mental Health Workshops to instructors, school staff and agency partners
- Offer Mental Health First Aid Workshops to ArtHouse instructors and key staff – partnership with CMHA;
- Measure our Outcomes going beyond quantitative indicators by strengthening our Qualitative tools