Open Arms

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About Open Arms

Open Arms is a community center in San Bernardino that provides a safe place for our youth to come to hang out and receive resources. We offer free Wi-Fi and snacks to youth 14 – 25 years of age from 8am to 8pm daily. We offer drug prevention and other classes, as well as provide giveaways of food and hygiene products. Our staff, volunteers, and participants participate in community outreach activities throughout the area.

Open Arms organizes movie nights, game nights, and other activities for the youth to participate in and feel like part of a family. These services empower vulnerable youth and helps them get back on the right path to becoming a productive and happy member of the community.

  • Youth Drop-In Center for ages 14 to 25
  • Safe Spaces
  • Resources
  • Free WiFi
  • Hygiene and Food
  • Community Outreach
  • Drug Prevention Classes

For more information, contact

Open Arms

Open Arms

323 W. 7th St.
San Bernardino, CA 92401

Phone: 909-571-5659
Hours: 8am - 8pm

We provide 24/7 Emergency Services for youth and their families at no charge.

January 2022 Calendar

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Groups & Classes

Groups & Classes

Chloé Makeup Monday Group 

  • Small group setting 
  • Makeup skills provided through instruction from an experienced Makeup Artist 
  • Builds confidence
  • Educates youth on sanitation, budgeting, career paths, communication, creativity, and having a safe space to grow as a young individual
Seats are limited for Makeup Monday so RSVP with
Bigger Makeup classes are held every two months Ask for more information by email or calling the Open Arms Youth Drop-In center (909) 571-5659.

STI Clinic every Tuesday

10 am-3 pm no appointments needed
Age 14-26 Servicing the youth helping them navigate a healthier sex life and knowing their Status.

Movie Night or Paint & Sip –  3pm- 7pm every Wednesday and Friday

Come relax with some foods and beverages provided by the center 
Hang out, create some art and have a good time around people your age. 

YAB (Youth Advisory Board) 14-25 every Thursday

For youth lead by youth, The youth advisory board is lead by Levi Deatherage. Educating youth through advocacy, policymaking, taking action within the community.

For more information contact
SB County Youth Advisory Board:
Wednesday afternoons at 4:30p (Get paid $15/meeting)

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“If We Can’t Help You, We Will Find Someone Who Can.”