Messengers is a non-clinical social support program for vulnerable young people and their families across the A.C.T. The program works with young people aged 9 – 25 who are experiencing mental ill-health, social isolation and a range of other issues. Offering weekly arts-based groups, participants are encouraged to develop new artistic skills and make social connections in a safe and inclusive environment. Messengers programs are specifically designed to improve psychological and social wellbeing via targeted participation in the arts.
Facilitated by artist, Emma Rani Hodges, this class encourages young people to explore identity through a broad suite of arts projects including photography, textiles and painting.
Facilitated by visual artist, Emma Rani Hodges, this class encourages young people to explore identity and develop artistic skills in ceramics, drawing, printmaking and more.
Studio M is a non-clinical arts-based support program for young adults aged 18 – 25 who are experiencing mental ill-health, social isolation or other issues.
Youth support worker, Kelsey is available each Friday if you need help with anything or would like a chat.
The 2023 exhibition by the Messengers program
The Messengers Program is proudly supported by the ACT Government.