Thrifty Smile Card Program

Great News! Shopping at Thrifty Foods with your Smile Card can, for another year, help us! If you don’t have a Smile Card, stop in to our office at 1809 Douglas Street and pick one up.

Tsawout Grad

So this summer has been incredible. We have increased our community support, we are proudly offering more locations to serve women, and we are getting busy preparing for our biggest fundraiser, International Women’s Day 2015. This summer was wonderful and the season ended appropriately with an inspiring and emotional grad at the Tsawout First Nation. […]

2014 Annual General Meeting

26 Annual General Meetings for us! What an incredible milestone. Here are some of the details:   We celebrated the addition of 5 new board members! We are so excited to welcome Dana Boutin, Linda Neville, Daina Rozitis, Jodi Williams and Jane Hall to our agency! Thank-you for dedicating your time and efforts to help […]


So you may have heard rumours that Bridges graduations are both moving and inspiring. Well, you heard right. On June 12th I experienced my first Bridges grad for women who completed the 6 month Bridges Employment Program. I wasn’t sure what to expect. I saw boxes of Kleenex all over the ground and thought: “those […]

What Feminism Means to Me

Hi, I’m Tamar. I have been working with Bridges for about a year now.  I started off doing social media for Bridges and now my position is Director of Volunteers and Communications. I love my job! I can’t emphasize enough how excited I am to work with an agency that is dedicated to empowering women […]


“GREAT~full” by S. Grant, a Bridges graduate   Everything begins and ends with gratuity. Graciousness; gratefulness, to be grateful.   When dining out, grateful is 15% of the total for the table, 10% if you’re cheap, 5% if you’re broke. Or is it?   The word is two-handed hand-shakes, it’s “I know this is crazy […]

May 2014: A busy hive

May at Bridges was similar to a bee hive in spring. We were bustling about to and from events and remarking at how the ever-graceful Victoria leads us through incredible and momentous events. I don’t think I have ever seen a lady work so relentlessly and peacefully! Let me tell you a bit about our […]

Anniversary Celebration Photos

We had such a great time at our 25th Anniversary event and are so glad that so many members of our community came out to support us. We appreciate all the hard work of our wonderful photographer, Brodie Frehlich (Brodie Frehlich Photography), who snapped some great images of the night. We think they really capture […]

Check us out in the Times Colonist!

We are excited to announce that we have now had the privilege of serving women for 25 years within Victoria and greater BC! The Times Colonist wrote a wonderful article about our incredible milestone. Check it our here!  We are celebrating our 25th Anniversary at the new Public Market at the Hudson on November 2nd. […]

Job Posting- Online Bridging Services Instructor

JOB DESCRIPTION –October 2013 Closing Date: November 5th 2013 4:00pm   Position Title:            Online Bridging Services – Instructor                                                                              Reports to:                 Bridges Employment Director of Programs          Hours:                        30 – 35 hours per week  Start Date:                 November/December 2013  Term:                       Permanent Full Time                                                                              Summary:  The Online Bridging Services Instructor is responsible for […]