A Phone Call Saved Her Life
Norma remembers that a ringing phone distracted her ex-husband when he nearly choked her to death one evening seven years ago.
The phone call was her wake up call to ask her parents to come rescue her and her three children.
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What's It Like to Be Homeless?
Bridge Communities has developed an education curriculum for children and youth designed as an interactive outreach program that teaches about homelessness in your local community. Activities are easy, interactive, age appropriate and flexible to be used with many sized groups. The curriculum is available free of charge. If you are a Scout leader, you can use this curriculum to earn the 'Heart for the Homeless' patch.
Learn more about What's It Like to Be Homeless
Advocating for Homeless Families
Bridge Communities proactively works with local, regional and statewide agencies on issues relating to homelessness and affordable housing. Bridge advocates for just treatment and services for homeless adults and children, as well as impact affordable housing supply and permanent housing options for low to moderate income families in DuPage County and throughout Illinois.
Learn more about Bridge Communities' Advocacy Work