ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The BRIDGES Program is an Employment Initiative Program which focuses on assisting individuals to make a successful transition from the Provincial Correctional System into the community with the objective of securing employment.
The Bridges Program 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.
Carlin is the Program Manager for the Bridges program. Carlin has worked with Bridges since 2012.
Carlin conducts all Interviews with potential clients, and determines their readiness for the Bridges program.
Carlin develops and facilitates all programming for Bridges. He helps the students with job and school placements.
Carlin also offers crisis support to any students in need.
Rachelle is the Addiction Counsellor and Anger Management Facilitator for the Bridges Program. She offers addiction services on site, and supports the students through relapse prevention planning. In addition to this, she loves teaching and delivers the Century Anger Management Model in the classroom throughout the program. She is passionate to see each participant succeed and reach their full potential.
Assistant Program Manager
Allison is the Assistant Program Manager for the Bridges program.
Allison takes care of the day to day administrative duties for Bridges and co-facilitates program with Carlin. She offers crisis support for students in need.
Allison works with the students to identify what barriers are stopping them from seeking employment or furthering