Artistas Cafe

UPDATED: September 10, 2018

Artistas Mobile Cafe's mission is: Feeding the Body, Mind and Spirit:

Body - Serving artfully-crafted beverages and snacks that are nutritious and delicious
Mind - Educating the community about the “Uniqabilities” of people with Autism and related diagnosis
Spirit - Creating a magical environment that is fun and uplifting

We are a Pathway to Employment partner with Autism Shifts, a 501(c)3 organization that prepares students diagnosed with Autism to transition to employment. The team at Artistas Cafe understands neurodiversity and the diagnosis of Autism and we create a safe and supportive work environment for individuals with Autism to practice the skills they learned through the Autism Shifts program. Team members learn the art of being a barista and at the same time develop their social skills, how to communicate effectively, how to work together as a team, how to multi-task and how to effectively manage their own emotions.

  • Languages:
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Insurances Accepted:
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5215 Laurel St.
Tampa, FL 33607
United States



(813) 777-5051



Vicky Westra

Our Autism Response Team (ART) is specially trained to connect people with autism, their families, and caretakers to information, tools, and resources.

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