ABOUT THE BRIDGE

MISSION

  • Building
  • Relationships that  
  • Inspire one another, 
  • Develop mutual trust, 
  • Guided by family voice & choice, and that
  • Establish equitable partnerships 

PURPOSE
STATEMENT

By centering family voice and choice, the BRIDGE network serves as a catalyst for families to define, develop, and access culturally-responsive services throughout the Omaha Metro Community.

TIMELINE

Answering the Call for Action

The voice of families asking for a better way to access community support led to the creation of The BRIDGE Family Resource Connector Network.

2022

Omaha area school districts, local government, community nonprofit organizations, and service providers coordinated their efforts and established The BRIDGE as a 501(c)(3) organization.  

Autumn 2023

The first place-based Family Resource Centers launch, providing navigators to both East and West Omaha.

October 2023

Douglas County Community Response Collaborative (DCCR) transitioned to The BRIDGE. This allows the Collaborative to evolve from a virtual resource to a network of place-based resources.

LEADERSHIP

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR | Marian Fey [email protected] 

SENIOR DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS | Phillip Burrell [email protected]