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Bridge Communities serves homeless families in DuPage County with mentoring, housing, and supportive services


The mission of Bridge Communities is to transition homeless families to self-sufficiency by working with partners to provide mentoring, housing, and supportive services.

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Bridge partners with dozens of local churches, community groups, and businesses to provide a comprehensive program for homeless families in DuPage County.

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Charity Navigator rates Bridge a 4-star organization—the highest possible rating. Chicago magazine ranked Bridge among the 20 Best Charities in Chicago in 2015, for connecting more than 130 families to homes and hope each year.

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  • Circle of Hope

    Will you make a lasting impact for Bridge families?

    Homeless families need consistency, step by step support and hope to overcome the issues that led them to homelessness. And by making a monthly gift, you can give homeless families the hope and the reliable support they need to rebuild their lives. Bridge families need your help--will you join Circle of Hope?

    Become a Circle of Hope donor today
    Learn more about Circle of Hope recurring giving program

  • Chill Out 2017

    Join us for a casual affair on February 4 and Chill Out with friends of Bridge Communities! The event will feature music by Michael Heaton Unplugged, beer, wine and heavy appetizers. Tickets are limited--reserve yours today! 

    Buy tickets to Chill Out 2017

  • Meet the families of Bridge Communities

    What leads to family homelessness in the Chicago suburbs? Read stories about our families to learn what brought them to Bridge Communities, and how your support helps them overcome challenges and build a strong, self-sufficient future

    Meet Bridge families
    Adopt a family

  • Mentor Training

    Volunteer mentors provide the caring and encouragement necessary to foster the personal and economic growth that client families need to achieve and sustain self-sufficiency. They are a key reason that Bridge families can build a better future.

    Learn more about volunteer mentors
    Sign up for Mentor University