Membership

You are invited to become a supporting member of Bridges for the 2015-16 or 2016-17 fiscal year for $5. You will be part of a team dedicated to assisting women in breaking the abusive cycle and helping them make a transition to independence. Membership is open to anyone who supports our Bridges Objectives & Philosophy. We invite you to call us at 250-385-7410 or email development@bridgesforwomen.ca to apply for membership, to volunteer, donate or to provide sponsorship.

Bridges Objectives & Philosophy:

  • to provide women survivors of any form of abuse with education, training and other supportive programs which will help them break the abusive cycle.
  • to share information on the needs of women who have a history of abuse with other service organizations and the general public
  • to help women break the abusive cycle by developing skills which will enable them to move from dependence and reactiveness to independence and self-direction
  • to increase their employability and overcome barriers to employment
  • Bridges is committed to designing services and programs reflecting:
  • a non-judgmental learning environment
  • an honouring of the individual learning process
  • the application of adult learning and feminist, person-centered principles to counselling and facilitation
  • an awareness of boundaries and personal biases

Your membership will include:

  • the satisfaction of helping women
  • a voice that says “no to violence!”
  • a subscription to the Bridges Newsletter
  • invitation to Bridges special events
  • a vote at our Annual General Meeting
*Privacy Policy: Bridges for Women will not collect, use or disclose personal information for any other purposes without getting further consent from the individual. Bridges for Women will only collect, use and disclose personal information in accordance with PIPA, as required by contract or law.