My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Bridge Communities, Glen Ellyn, IL, USA
Bridge does a wonderful job of rescuing people who are on the edge of homelessness and providing them with a group of mentors that want them to succeed. Bridge works with various organizations who sponsor the family with a free apartment for two years. Bridge helps with training for the mentors and after school help and tutoring for the children. it is a powerful partnership that works to the benefit of the family at risk.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
The outstanding job our case manager does in guiding us and our family. Every family has difficult situations and our case manager makes sure we honestly address and discuss the problems and solutions head on.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
I think the mentors need continual training and updating of their skills to be effective. Also, some families are not prepared to leave after two years.