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.
Download PDF calendar – August 2018 Activity Calendar The Bridge – Youth Resource Centre August Calendar of ActivitiesREAD MORE
Local Talent Night Wednesday June 27th 2018 4pm – 6pm @ The Bridge – 310 Sherk St. Leamington Come write a song about The Bridge with local singer, songwriter, and recording artist Francine Honey. Inviting all youth ages 14 to 24. For more information call Filip @ 226-773-3454 ext. 303READ 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