As of June 2020, HEARTism is a Certified Autism Center!

OUR VISION – Bringing families together to celebrate the diverse gifts of children of all abilities through creative fun to encourage a life beyond labels

November 2016 HEARTism Community Center opened its doors in downtown Corvallis offering services to children and families with special needs. HEARTism (Healing Arts for Autism and All Abilities) offers summer camps and a variety of art, music,exercise, cooking and life skills classes to children of all ages in a warm, welcoming, sensory friendly environment.

About Us

Joy, Access, Freedom of Expression

HEARTism Community Center, a project of Bitter Root RC&D,  is located at 1140 Main street on the southeast corner of First and Main street in downtown Corvallis , Montana. Our center contains a sensory gym, an art center, a commercial kitchen, 2 ADA compliant bathrooms all on a single floor including a fenced in backyard with a playground and garden. Heartism406@gmail.com 406-210-2937

Certification and Programming!

How to Donate!

Giving online has never been more secure, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/Bitterrootartsforautism/ click donation. We also do accept standard cash and check donations mailed to HEARTism, 1140 Main Street, Corvallis, Montana 59828

Certified Director and Instructors!


Weekly Music Therapy Classes via Zoom!

Grant Awards and Programming

2020 National Endowment for the Arts, Challenge Grant: Workshops

Ripple Effect, Movement for Connection

Family and Professional development options to be announced


Recent Updates

  • Exciting HCC Certification!
    The HEARTism Community Center has Earned the Certified Autism Center™ Designation HEARTism Community Center is now a Certified Autism Center™, designated by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). The community center staff have completed a training and certification program to build upon their ability to educate and help socialize children withContinue reading “Exciting HCC Certification!”
  • HEARTISM’S Direction During COVID-19
    In addition to the classes designed specifically to meet the needs of the Bitterroot Valley’s children with special needs, HEARTism is expanding services:  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, HEARTism Community Center is shifting our focus from large group/community events to one-on-one therapy services such as occupational and physical therapy, music therapy (already available to our children onlineContinue reading “HEARTISM’S Direction During COVID-19”
  • Jessica Fitzpatrick, Executive Director
    This is a video from an independently organized TEDX Event in Hamilton, Montana

Become a Volunteer

With the aim of helping as many people as possible, we are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers. When we engage, we all benefit!

Please contact us at 406-210-2937