The Bridge is a nonprofit behavioral health treatment and youth opportunity program for adolescents and their families seeking to overcome substance abuse, mental health issues, truancy and other challenges. The Bridge includes a comprehensive continuum of services, accredited by the Joint Commission.
Residential Treatment Program
The Bridge provides up to 27 adolescent males and females with a residential treatment program that addresses substance abuse disorders or co-occurring mental health and substance abuse problems. Our Hands-On Learning Initiatives give clients the opportunity to explore career options through local businesses and technical schools. Training programs include carpentry, plumbing, video production, automotive repair and much more. Our residential treatment program incorporates an on-site school as well as weekly counseling sessions that include individual and group therapy. As part of their treatment, boys at The Bridge attend weekly therapy sessions with their families.
- Individual therapy
- Group therapy
- Family therapy
- Health & psychiatric services
- Behavior modification
- Anger management/conflict resolution
- Animal assisted therapy
- After-case case management
- Family psych-education
- Family nights
- Outpatient counseling
Educational and Skills Building
- On-site licensed private school with certified teachers
- College preparation and enrollment services
- Computer classes
- Art and music classes
- Health and nutrition education
- Life skills classes
- Balanced and Restorative Justice victim awareness curriculum
- Gardening club
- Dive training
Hands-on Learning Initiatives
- Job readiness instruction and résumé writing
- Carpentry, electrical plumbing classes
- Culinary classes
- Engine building classes
- Music and video production
- Paid work experience
- Restitution payment assistance
- Vocational Training
Family Practice and Counseling Network, a program of Resources for Human Development, is a network of federally qualified community health centers that uses a nurse-managed, integrated model to deliver primary care, behavioral health, dental, and preventive services, which are co-located at the centers and are designed to treat the whole patient.
Staffed by a team of experienced health professionals, Rising Sun Health Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center that provides friendly, convenient care designed to meet patients’ needs. Located in One and Olney Plaza, the health center teams includes Spanish-speaking staff as well as the Language Line for assistance with interpretive services. Rising Sun Health Center is a Patient-Centered Medical Home.
Since its beginning in 1989, Project HOME has been a leader in providing comprehensive and effective services to persons who experience chronic homelessness. With innovation, leadership, and an unyielding commitment to the dignity of each person, we have developed nationally recognized programs that have proven that homelessness can be solved. We have also been helping to rebuild low-income neighborhoods and by engaging in political advocacy to bring about positive public policies for low-income and homeless persons.
Partnership for Community Supports is a non-profit organization that began providing Supports Coordination for individuals with Intellectual Disabilities in Philadelphia in July of 2004. Partnership for Community Supports provides quality supports and service coordination assuring that individuals have an inclusive life in their community. Partnership connects resources and supports through individualized and family centered planning.
The Felder-Williams Project aspires to increase awareness in the community on every facet of child abuse; along with encouraging children to grow through obstacles that stand in their way. We, at The Felder-Williams Project nonprofit organization, graciously accept any monetary donations given in support of helping the families and children in need!
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.
At Merakey, we do not have to refer individuals out of our system for additional services, but rather we can design a system around that person. Merakey continues to be the safety net for people who otherwise could not afford care.
“To provide health and human services that empower individuals, families and communities to live healthier, self-determined lives.” We believe that all people have the ability to change and grow and that services built on choice enable that growth. We know that individual differences enrich our lives with diversity, new ideas and new perspectives. We know that people are spiritual beings who seek meaning and purpose for their lives and so we are committed to holistic care. We see that peer support is effective in promoting growth and recovery.