The mission of The Bridge is to offer support, provide safety, and prevent domestic and sexual violence.
The Bridge assists those affected by domestic and sexual violence, and/or homelessness in southeast Harris County, Texas. The agency offers a comprehensive spectrum of services-addressing physical, mental and emotional needs while always honoring ... the clients’ choices. They include: 100-bed shelter; 24-hour crisis and referral hotline; 24-hour advocacy and accompaniment to hospitals, schools, police stations, courts, and other agencies; 41 units of permanent housing for women with disabilities and children in their care; eight units of transitional housing for single women; extensive non-resident services; on-site children’s services including childcare and advocacy including skill development, parent/child assessments, support/education groups, wellness exams, school transportation and other supportive services at the emergency shelter and the permanent housing program; case management including assessment, safety planning, counseling, support groups and community referrals; and community outreach and prevention/education including training to professionals in medical criminal justice and social service fields, students and the community. All agency services are offered in English and Spanish.