Your Bridge to Independence
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Our core services

Information and Referral

Valuable community resources and guidance are provided by our helpful training team members

Peer Mentoring Services

Focused on the attainment of the highest level of independent living


Educational workshops, Divergence (ramp program), Nursing Home move to community-base

Independent Living Skills Training

Goal oriented, one on one training geared toward skills that promote independent living

Advocacy Training

Individual and Systems

Be a part of our community

Wonka Art in the Dark

Bridge Awards 2018

Charleston Leadership Academy

2019 Can Transition Fair

Advocacy Day 2019


Additional Services

Building Me Workshop Series

Training programs with disabilities to fully develop skills and disabilities that will maximize their individual level of independence

ADA Assessment

Retail, hospitality and business spaces

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Dog collars (4 Pack)

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Walker Wheels 5

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Bow ties for dog (Holiday)

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Meet our team

Julia Barrett-Martinelli

Number of Years: 4 years
Title: Advocate / Executive Director

Elizabeth Blume

Number of Years:  6 months
Title: Advocate / Independent Living Specialist Supervisor

Hunter Schoen

Number of Years: 0
Title: Advocate: Assistant

N Capers

Number of Years: 6 months
Title: Advocate: Media and Technology

Kurtis Whitehead

Number of Years: 3 years
Title: Advocate / Assistant Director

Jason Torres

Number of Years: 3 years
Title: Advocate / Lead Facilitator

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