In addition to our Weekly Drop-In Sessions, The Bridge offers many Off-Site Community Programs and Services to meet your needs. Our Community Programs are designed to meet the specific needs of Schools, Churches, Community Agencies, Parent Groups, Businesses, Health Practitioners, and Law Enforcement. These programs can include: Teacher In-Services, Youth Retreats, and Wellness Days, among others. Each year, The Bridge program is a part of the NJEA Teacher’s Convention, presenting seminars on Conflict Resolution, Character Education, Improving Relationships in the Classroom, and Instilling Leadership Qualities in Students.
In addition to our programs for 13 through 19-year-olds, we have established a number of pre-teen programs, which we call Mini-Bridge. This program was developed for those aged 9 through 12. Following the natural progression from there, we developed the Micro-Bridge for children aged 6 through 9. We have assisted other schools and communities in starting their own Bridge, Mini-Bridge, and Micro-Bridge sites throughout the Delaware Valley.
“This program works. It has clout because the youth it serves trust it. They see its genuineness. They feel respect. They learn to value themselves. Let’s build more Bridges.”
- Assemblywoman Mary T. Previte
Administrator, Camden County Youth Center
"United Way of Camden County is a proud supporter of The Bridge. The Bridge serves thousands of youth, providing them with an opportunity to develop positive lifestyles, self-esteem and leadership skills. The Bridge has become a model for schools and youth serving organizations throughout our community and the country."
- Kristy L. Cohen
Vice President, Community Impact, United Way of Camden County
“The “Building Bridges” training program funded by JJDP has been an overwhelming success. You and your staff have been phenomenal in your commitment to giving our staff the tools they need to work more effectively with youth.”
- Nancy Gold
Director of Adolescent Services, Center for Family Services
“We especially appreciate your understanding of our students and the time you took to personally connect to the young people we’ve both come to know, your modeling the need for community as a foundation for self-discipline, and your affirmations of our teachers and the challenging work they do each day.”
- Camden County Technical Schools Staff Development Team
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