Bridges is a community based one-on-one mentoring program that matches trained and screened adult mentors with school age children in need of another positive adult role model in their lives. Bridges is certified by the Iowa Mentoring Partnership following the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring.
We were organized in 1999 and serve the Osage, Riceville and St. Ansgar School districts. Bridges is a Partner with Osage Community Day Care
Our mission is to strengthen the self-esteem and social skills of children and youth by providing positive mentoring relationships at no cost to the youth and family.