Address: 7190 Manchester, Maplewood, MO 63143
Phone: (314) 781-4440
Fax: Not available
Artists First is a non-profit organization that strives to foster the social, intellectual, emotional and personal growth of artists with disabilities through creative self-expression. The agency offers art-based programs throughout the greater Saint Louis area serving aspiring artists of all ages whose lives are challenged by developmental disabilities, pervasive mental illness, and/or traumatic brain injury.
Lifeworks is a customized program of Artists First that aids individuals with developmental disabilities to obtain their greatest potential and growth in employment, social, emotional and physical domains through the arts. Lifeworks, an integrated art based comprehensive, progressive, consumer strengths-based program utilizes a less restrictive approach thus increasing participants’ chance for success, creativity and independence. Lifeworks incorporates approachable methods to meet the gap for individuals with developmental disabilities who require an individualized focus program.