Current estimates suggest there are over 100 youth experiencing homelessness in Leamington every year. Most of these homeless youth live in poverty (local rates higher than provincial average) making it harder to afford housing and get the resources they need to get out of that poverty.
Located at 302 Sherk Street in Leamington, The Bridge offers a resource center that provides access to employment & educational support, a safe environment to access food, showers, laundry, computers, and recreational activities
Support an individual youth for one month, providing the basic necessities
while they find the resources they need to thrive on their own.
Building Bridges is looking to hire a Director of Operations for The Bridge -Leamington Youth Resource Centre. More Information See Job Posting HereREAD MORE
If you would like to support the youth in our community experiencing homelessness. Come to the Dollar Tree in Leamington and purchase some items from the basket at the checkout. Items are collected by the staff at the store and will be picked up by The Bridge staff. Your support is greatly needed and appreciated! […]READ MORE
In June we witnessed 16 roofing companies come together to replace the roof on The Bridge. This state of the art metal roof was a $30,000 plus project that came at no cost to Building Bridges as these companies completely covered the cost! This is a wonderful example of what unity in the community can look like […]READ MORE