Annual General Meeting – June 15th

The Bridges for Women Staff and Board of Directors are excited to come together, once again for its Annual General Meeting on June 15th, 2017.  This is an important time to celebrate the accomplishments, growth and 29 years of trauma-informed services provided by Bridges for Women to our participants, graduates, and community partners. Program starts at […]

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Informational Webinar for Revelstoke & Salmon Arm – September 29th, 2016 at 2PM

Are you a front line worker or program manager in Revelstoke and/or Salmon Arm looking for employment services to support women impacted by violence, abuse and/or trauma? Bridges for Women Society offers a low-barrier, online employment program designed to help women heal and move towards successful training and/or employment. We have been offering services to women for […]

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Ensemble Laude Women’s Choir – Benefit Concert

The world-renowned Ensemble Laude Women’s Choir has chosen Bridges for Women Society to benefit from tickets sales for their upcoming choir concert. Tickets are $20. On September 11th, 2016 at 3pm – come hear the beautiful sounds of Ensemble Laude Women’s Choir for a creative blend of medieval repertoire and contemporary choral works in a concert titled Flight, with […]

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Women’s Centre empowers and helps women grow

Women’s Centre empowers and helps women grow Jodi Boyd (far left) joins some of the Campbell River Women’s Centre staff and volunteers following a Volunteer Appreciation Lunch this week. — image credit: Lindsay Chung/Campbell River Mirror  by  Lindsay Chung – Campbell River Mirror posted Apr 15, 2016 at 11:00 AM When she thinks about the people […]

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Community Development Workshop: Friday October 30th

community development workshop: “2015 and beyond – Girls and women shaping the local and international agenda” Join Lorena Alvarez and Tina Parbhakar, a lawyer with the BC Ministry of Justice with a background in international relations, for a discussion about development looking specifically at women’s empowerment in BC and globally. Friday, October 30th 2:00 – […]

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OPEN HOUSE – October 9 2015

Bridges for Women is celebrating at our expanded location with an Open House Grand Opening and we would love to see YOU there! It was a busy summer for Bridges for Women! We have now settled in to a new space that gives us “room to breathe”. Please come and join us at our Open […]

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Thrifty Smile Card Program

Great News! Shopping at Thrifty Foods with your Smile Card can, for another year, help us! If you don’t have a Smile Card, stop in to our office at 1809 Douglas Street and pick one up.

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Tsawout Grad

So this summer has been incredible. We have increased our community support, we are proudly offering more locations to serve women, and we are getting busy preparing for our biggest fundraiser, International Women’s Day 2015. This summer was wonderful and the season ended appropriately with an inspiring and emotional grad at the Tsawout First Nation. […]

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2014 Annual General Meeting

26 Annual General Meetings for us! What an incredible milestone. Here are some of the details:   We celebrated the addition of 5 new board members! We are so excited to welcome Dana Boutin, Linda Neville, Daina Rozitis, Jodi Williams and Jane Hall to our agency! Thank-you for dedicating your time and efforts to help […]

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Grad

So you may have heard rumours that Bridges graduations are both moving and inspiring. Well, you heard right. On June 12th I experienced my first Bridges grad for women who completed the 6 month Bridges Employment Program. I wasn’t sure what to expect. I saw boxes of Kleenex all over the ground and thought: “those […]

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