Bridges for Women Society serves the communities of southern Vancouver Island and the south Gulf Islands that are located on the traditional territories of the Lkwungen (Esquimalt and Songhees), Malahat, Pacheedaht, Scia’new, T’Sou-ke and W̱SÁNEĆ, (Pauquachin, Tsartlip, Tsawout, Tseycum) peoples.

Our Mission

Bridges is a gutsy, innovative community agency. Our employment training and supportive programs inspire women impacted by violence or abuse, to reclaim their lives and build economic stability. Bridges draws on its extensive knowledge of the impacts of abuse on employability, to provide education, training and consulting to community agencies, employers and government.

Bridging Programs for Women

Our aim is to see all of the women who come to us enter the workforce as financially independent, self-sufficient members of the labour market, free from the impacts of trauma and abuse that previously held them back.

Bridges Employment Program

Victoria, Westshore & Sooke

Serving diverse women 18 years of age and older.

Bridges Online Employment Program

Various cities across British Columbia

Serving diverse women living in urban, rural and remote areas across British Columbia.

Indigenous Bridging Program

Lkwungen, Malahat, Pacheedaht, Scia'new, T'Sou-ke, and W̱SÁNEĆ territories.

Serving Indigenous women living in urban and reserve communities.

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