Path to Home Navigation Center
Dear Supporter! I am proud to announce that Bridge House’s Path to Home program has been selected as the provider of Navigation Services for adults experiencing homelessness in Boulder. This fall we will be extending the Path to Home program we piloted this summer and expanding the model to become a 24/7 Navigation Center called…Read More
Bridge House's Position on the City of Boulder's Homeless Services Work Plan
Dear Supporter, Recently the City of Boulder Human Services department released a work plan for homeless services. We want to share with you our thoughts on the plan. Should you choose to review it please find the full document which begins on page 95 Click Here. The good news: the principles put forth in the…Read More
Bridge House Services for Homeless and Low Income Adults
Dear Bridge House Supporter- I am writing to inform you of some service changes that will be taking place over the summer of 2017. Rest assured Bridge House’s commitment to create opportunities for homeless individuals in Boulder is steadfast and strong. As of May 1 Bridge House is adapting some of our programming due to…Read More
"I made it out with the help of Bridge House"
“I almost died on the street and there are only two reasons I made it off the street, my determination to change my life and the opportunity the Ready to Work program gave me.” “Before I joined the Ready to Work program I was a drunk. I was homeless sleeping outside even in the dead…Read More
What do you say? Why or Why not?
Time for your POP QUIZ: Please answer each question below with your first reaction – “Why?” or “Why not?” Should the space program put a man on Mars? Should we invest in cancer research until we have a cure? Should children in America have access to the best education in the world? Should we strive…Read More
Building Culture – Why the Broncos win is a win for the Ready to Work House!
It is Superbowl Sunday at our Ready to Work House. Residents, staff, family and friends gather to cheer on the local team. There is a sea of blue and orange in the dining room – sweatshirts to cup cakes to banners. There is a feast of pizza and wings and more soda than you could ever…Read More
Audi Boulder and Community Table Kitchen launch Audi Cup Café
Boulder, CO, Thursday, December 17 – Audi Boulder and Community Table Kitchen announce the launch of Audi Cup café located at the Audi Boulder Showroom at 1799 Exposition Drive. This joint venture exemplifies the innovative partnership between Audi Boulder and Bridge House – the umbrella non profit organization for Community Table Kitchen. Audi customers will have access…Read More
CLOSE TO HOME – Show you care, take the pledge
I eat, sleep and breathe thinking about how we can solve homelessness. I am not sure when it happened, but at some point early in my career I became obsessed by a belief that by providing opportunities through work, support, and creative housing models, homeless people would not need to be homeless anymore. What drives…Read More
Ready to Work House and Employment Center – How lucky am I??
October 2015 Chris moved in on a Sunday morning. He was shown his new room and laid down. He slept for 20 hours. Upon waking up Chris shared “I hadn’t slept in a bed for a year. That felt amazing.” “You know being homeless is hard but being sober after 40 years of drinking is hard too.…Read More
A Macro View of the Biological Effects of Poverty
A Macro View of the Biological Effects of Poverty – What This Means for Boulder Written by Isabel McDevitt In the last month two different friends shared with me two unrelated studies that struck me. Both explore the effects of being poor and the real, measurable psychological and behavioral effects of economic status. Both outline…Read More