The Bridge

​​Providing services for individuals and families who experience domestic abuse, dating violence, and sexual assault

24 Emergency Number -  1-888-721-4340

There are three main ways that you can help;

  • Volunteer
  • Donating goods or services
  • Make a financial Contribution.
  • ​​​August 28, 2016- Race for Shelter 5k

  • October 13, 2016- Candlelight Vigil

HOW YOU CAN HELP

The Bridge

A Bridge is used to close the gap between where you are now and where you want to go.


The Bridge provides services for individuals and families who experience domestic abuse, dating violence, and sexual assault in five counties – Burt, Cuming, Dodge, Saunders and Washington.

SUPPORT

 

SHELTER


The Facts 


  • 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have experienced some form of sexual violence in their lives.
  • Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women, more so than all muggings, stranger rapes, and car accidents combined.
  • 1 in 3 teens experience sexual or physical abuse or threats from a boyfriend or girlfriend in one year.

  • The American Medical Association states, 37% of pregnant women are battered.
  • 1 in 5 women are survivors of rape.
  • Nationwide, an average of 3 women are killed by a current or former intimate partner every day

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The Bridge is here to help.  In the last year alone we have responded to 3,395 calls for assistance and provided crisis intervention for 716 individuals and 686 kids.  The Bridge provided 1,270 safe nights of shelter and 3,726 meals.  All contact is confidential.


PREVENTION


24 Emergency Number -  1-888-721-4340

SIGN UP NOW! We can use your skills in a number of ways form assisting us on our crisis line to taking care of pets to helping watch kids during support groups or appointments.  You can help our mission by getting involved. There are many opportunities!


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