Bridge (The)

Site: Halton

Service: From Prison to Community

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-634-2867
Fax 905-333-2665
E-Mail reintegration.halton@halton-bridge.ca
Website halton-bridge.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/thebridgehamilton/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/hamilton_bridge
Primary Contact Pam Biffis, Social Worker; Phone: (Cell) 905-379-5639; Email: social.worker@halton-bridge.ca
Alternate Contact Jamie Vanderberg, Community Engagement Coordinator; Phone: (Cell) 905-379-5627; Email: community.engagement@halton-bridge.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Leah Winship, Reintegration Support Worker; Phone: (Cell) 905-379-5682; Email: reintegration.halton@halton-bridge.ca
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Reintegration and reconciliation program for individuals and their families through advocacy, education and restorative practices 
 
Services include: 
Discharge Planning: staff meet with clients to assist in developing a post release plan 
* system navigation and intensive case management services are available to clients for up to two years  
* includes housing and employment services 
 
Drop-In Counselling: staff meet one-to-one with clients 
* focused on overcoming the obstacles to reintegration 
* free to individuals with a history of contact with the criminal justice system 
* recognizes the value of family and friends in the reintegration of ex- offenders 
 
Outreach: staff is available to meet clients where they are in the community 
 
Peer Mentorship: support clients with their needs and reintegration goals by engaging in recreational outings 
* mentors help decrease stigma, minimizing isolation and reduce the barriers of oppression
Hours Mon-Fri 1 pm-4 pm (staff hours are flexible * other appointments available) 
Drop-in counselling: Mon 1 pm-4 pm * Thu 3 pm-7 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Men: 
* currently incarcerated and planning to return to reside in Halton 
* having returned to reside in Halton after a period of incarceration  
* with past criminal justice system involvement 
* with criminal justice system involvement seeking specialized, non-judgmental reintegration case management or counselling services 
 
Families and support persons of criminalized men seeking to help with reintegration
Application No application required
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
460 Brant St, Unit 209
Burlington, ON L7R 4B6
 
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Intersection Brant St and Maria St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Ex-Offenders ; Ex-Offender Counselling ~ Men ; Ex-Offender Reentry Programs ~ Men

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