Tim’s story of community reintegration through The Bridge

  It has been many years since Tim has been able to afford to provide himself with his own morning coffee and breakfast every day.  At least on top of the payments required to make his rent and maintain a cigarette habit.  So he has been thankful for the option of...

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Meet Kayla Crabtree

The Bridge's Discharge Planner works with men incarcerated in the Hamilton-Wentworth Detention Centre to assist them in planning for their release into the community. Kayla Crabtree, The Bridge's current Discharge Planner, was featured in The Hamilton Spectator for...

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Ted’s Story – A life rebuilt with The Bridge [video]

On Barton St. in Hamilton there lives a man who is as gruff and scary outside as he is kind-hearted and tender inside. He with his dog, Comet, can be seen walking through cold winter snow wearing shorts and a t-shirt. This is his story of a life rebuilt....

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Dave’s transition to community with The Bridge

Dave (name changed) came to us late on a Friday afternoon in January. He was still wearing the shoes that he was given in jail. Dave had a long history of alcohol use and a broken marriage. He was motivated to make changes to his life. When Dave came to The Bridge, he...

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Bob Russell

" I first became aware of The Bridge in 1977 as a young Correctional Officer at the Ontario Correctional Institute located in Brampton, Ontario. OCI was an assessment and treatment centre for sentenced male offenders from across Ontario. This faith based program...

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Norm Grey

Recommendation for The Bridge I am pleased to recommend Bridge House as a very worthwhile Charitable Organization that is making a difference in our Society. Bridge House is a transition home for men who have been recently released from the Hamilton Wentworth...

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