The Bridge Blog

October 7, 2022

We’re ready to help!

Feeling worried, sad, or lonely? It’s okay to feel your emotions, it’s okay to talk about it, it’s okay to reach out, it’s okay to be […]
April 21, 2022

Bridge Awarded BACF Grant

The Bridge was awarded a grant from Barrington Area Community Foundation to be used toward expanding our Youth Mentoring program in the Barrington area. We thank […]
April 6, 2022

Lexi’s Story

Meet Lexi, one of our Clinical Counseling Interns for the 2021-2022 school year! Lexi heard about the intern opportunities at The Bridge through her school, DePaul […]
October 5, 2021

Meet Hiba: Associate Board Treasurer

The Bridge is fortunate to have invested volunteers in many capacities at our agency. Hiba came to The Bridge and great energy and direction to our […]
September 29, 2021

Meet Justin: Associate Board Vice Chair

The Bridge is fortunate to have invested volunteers in many capacities at our agency. Justin came to The Bridge and brought fresh new views and ideas […]
September 9, 2021

Nate’s Story

Nate’s Story Content warning: Disordered eating, self-harm, suicidal ideations Nate was referred for individual counseling services at The Bridge by his school social worker. When Nate […]
April 17, 2021

2021 Gala Raffle Winners

Now announcing the lucky winners of the 2021 Virtual is (Still) the New Black Tie Gala Grand Raffle! — Our raffle winner for the 3rd Prize […]
January 25, 2021

Thanks to My Mentor: Marie

Marie has been a mentor in The Bridge’s Youth Advocacy Program for several years. Below, her mentee match Karen shares (in her own words) what their […]
January 25, 2021

Thanks to My Mentor: Pat

Pat has been a Youth Mentor with The Bridge for several years. Below, her mentee match Shen shares (in her own words) what their relationship meant […]
December 18, 2020

Leno Claus Visits The Bridge

The Bridge Youth & Family Services was fortunate to be chosen as Day 13 of Charles Leno, Jr.’s “25 Days of Christmas.” Best known as the […]
November 30, 2020

Rachel’s Story

Rachel’s Story When Rachel was just three years old, she and her siblings were taken from their homes and separated after experiencing abuse from a family […]
November 20, 2020

Thanks to Our Mentor: Pete

Through The Bridge Youth Advocacy program, Pete has been a mentor to two brothers–Charlie and Theo–for several years. Below, Charlie and Theo share (in their own […]
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