KEY PRO­GRAMS BRIDGES of Lake Worth West pro­gram:

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pro­vides par­ent-child pro­gram­ming, in­clud­ing Triple P, par­ent­ing work­shops, and school readi­ness as­sis­tance, as well as help with sign­ing up for Med­i­caid, food stamps and other fi­nan­cial as­sis­tance avail­able for our res­i­dents. The pro­gram aims to in­crease healthy births; pre­vent and re­duce child abuse and ne­glect; pre­pare chil­dren so they are ready to learn when they start school; and en­sure chil­dren are at grade level by the time they reach third grade.

of­fer home­work as­sis­tance, af­ter-school ac­tiv­i­ties, sum­mer day camps, and spe­cial events, as well as a col­lege prep club, which is opened to high school stu­dents and geared to strengthen their aca­demics and help them get into the right col­lege and launch their col­lege and ca­reer ex­pe­ri­ence.

visit homes to pro­mote ver­bal in­ter­ac­tion, par­ent-child bond­ing, and school readi­ness skills for young chil­dren. The pro­gram fo­cuses on mak­ing sure chil­dren en­ter school ready to suc­ceed be­cause their par­ents have the knowl­edge and re­sources to build school readi­ness where it starts: the home.

of­fer child­birth classes, fam­ily ed­u­ca­tional work­shops, and English lan­guage work­shops meant to de­velop lit­er­acy skills and knowl­edge about health and well­ness.

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