Community Collaborators

Bridge Communities is proud to partner with dozens of for-profit businesses and non-profit organizations to create a system that encourages self-sufficiency, long-term change, and compassionate care.

Thank you to our Community Collaborators:

Agor Behavioral Health Services, Inc. provides counseling, psychological testing, psychiatry, and medication monitoring for our families.

Assistance League Chicagoland West provides essential kitchen equipment through Operation New Start.

BR Ryall YMCAElmhurst YMCA, Fry Family YMCA and Indian Boundary YMCA provide summer day camp scholarships and enrichment activities for Bridge families.

Career Vision provides skill aptitude assessments and testing to help clients understand their needs and abilities.

College of DuPage offers resources and education opportunities. 

Community Housing Advocacy and Development (CHAD) provides long-term, affordable housing for some clients when they leave the Bridge Program. 

Covenant Harbor Camp in Lake Geneva, WI provides scholarships so Bridge kids can have meaningful, enriching summer experiences.

Day One PACT (Child and Family Connections) provides early intervention services to families with children birth to 3.

Delta Dental of IllinoisNorthwestern Medicine and Edward-Elmhurst Health provide a wide range of volunteer assistance for Bridge's job seekers: employment workshop facilitators, job referrals, mock interviewers and more. 

Dental Care of Glen Ellyn provides a discount for dental services. 

Duly Health & Care provides a range of support, including job referrals, mock interviews, assisting with employment workshops, volunteerism, and philanthropy.

DuPage Children’s Museum provides tools and training to help us facilitate hands-on STEAM learning experiences for our school-aged children with easy-to-implement lessons and reduced rate membership for our families.

DuPage County Continuum of Care consists of 50+ member organizations working together to create visionary solutions to promote self-sufficiency, maintain a seamless network of community resources and build capacity through the responsible allocation of funds with the overall goal to end homelessness in DuPage County.

DuPage Health Coalition provides access to primary healthcare to clients that lack health insurance.

Early Connections at Naperville District 203 provides home visits to eligible pregnant or parenting families with infants and toddlers.

First Eagle Bank helps Bridge clients repair their credit with credit builder loans and other banking services. 

Force for Change provides pro bono support to help Bridge Communities use our Salesforce Platform in more efficient and effective ways freeing up resources for our mission.

Gerald Subaru  fixes Naperville clients’ cars at a discount.

Glen Ellyn Bible Church Care Center provides meals, food, and diapers for people in the surrounding area.

Glen Ellyn Food Pantry, Loaves and Fishes, People's Resource Center, and West Suburban Community Pantry provides food, technology, and family assistance.

Glen Ellyn Infant Welfare Society supports Bridge through volunteerism and philanthropy. 

Glen Ellyn Youth & Family Services provides counseling services to our families.

Good Therapy provides counseling for Bridge families. 

Habitat for Humanity provides affordable housing solutions for Bridge graduates transitioning out of our program. 

Hamdard CenterICNA and WINGS provide referrals.

Hire Solution Staffing Agency, Anthology Senior Living and JC Licht provide job leads for Bridge clientele. 

HOME DuPage provides credit counseling and homeownership preparation.  Some clients have purchased homes through its discounted loan program.

Humanitarian Service Project provides birthday boxes for our clients’ children.  They also provide food and fresh produce for large families during the summer when they are not receiving free lunch programs.

J&C Auto in Downers Grove assists Bridge clients with car repairs.

LensCrafters provides free check-ups and glasses.

Literacy DuPage provides customized English tutoring and evaluation.  

Meier Clinics partners with Bridge to present Healthy Relationships classes.

Midwestern University provides free dental and vision care to our client families.

Mortgages4aCause powered by Tracy Leddy donates proceeds from purchase/refinance mortgages to Bridge Communities. 

Naper Grove Vision Care provides free eye exams and glasses to all clients referred by case managers.

Naperville Junior Woman's Club supports Bridge through volunteerism and fundraising. 

Naperville Newcomers and Neighbors Club bolsters Bridge Communities through volunteering with families and at events and raises funds to support our programs. 

Northwestern Medicine offers free car seat safety check events and classes. 

Parents As Teachers provides home-based parenting programs available through Addison and Naperville school districts.

Pauly D Foundation advocates for water safety and drowning prevention by providing funding for swim lessons for our families.

PEO (Hinsdale and Naperville chapters) have awarded scholarships to some Bridge moms who have gone back to school.

Perma-Seal provides job referrals, in-kind donations, volunteerism, and philanthropy.

Prairie State Legal Services offers free legal services to client families who have legal needs.

Repeat Boutique lets our moms shop for free three times a year for clothes and household goods.  

Samaracare offers Spirit led, compassionate care through counseling, education, and consulting. 

Sharing Connections provides furniture and household items.

Strong Families at YWCA provides home visiting services (Parents as Teachers) and parenting classes using the Active Parenting Curriculum.

Sweet Charity Resale Shop provides vouchers for clients to receive free clothes.

Ulta Beauty provides tutoring, job referrals, mock interviews, career exploration support, in-kind donations, and volunteerism.

Village Garage and Tire accepts, inspects, repairs, and stores donated automobiles for the Bridge Communities’ Auto Donation Program. 

Westmont Park District, Naperville Park District, Glen Ellyn Park District, Lombard Park District, Addison Park District and Glendale Heights Sports Hub provide scholarships and enrichment activities for Bridge families. 

WorkNet DuPage provides funding, employment and training services.

YWCA provides childcare referrals and subsidies.

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