ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Bridges is an employment initiative program. It assists individuals transitioning from the provincial correctional system back into the community with the objective of securing employment.
Bridges is a 10 week program focusing on life and job skills.
Certificates that are included in the program are: First Aid, Service Best, Safe Food Handling, WHMIS, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, Drivers License Support and Anger Management.
Topics that are covered include: budgeting, housing, mental health, stress management, addictions, interview skills, labor laws, and parenting.
Counselling Services are available for anyone who is in the program.
Closed until further notice
CARLIN GALL - Program Manager
Carlin has worked with Bridges since 2012.
He conducts interviews with potential clients, and determines their readiness for the Bridges program.
Carlin develops and facilitates all programming, and helps the students with job and school placements.
ALLISON GARSON - Assistant Program Manager
Allison takes care of the day to day administrative duties for Bridges and co-facilitates the program. She offers crisis support for students in need, and works with the students to identify & challenge barriers they may experience.
RACHELLE GITZEL - Addictions Counselor
Rachelle is the on-site addictions & anger management counsellor. She supports the students through relapse prevention planning and delivers the Century Anger Management Model in the classroom.