The VIP Family Program helps residents with emotional healing, achieve economic self-sufficiency and emotional stability by instilling self-esteem and breaking the cycles that lead to poverty and self-destruction. Program activities and benefits include the following:

·       Weekly therapy
·       Safety-net program enrollment assistance (e.g., medical, dental, etc.)
·       Life-skills and home economics 
·       Goal development
·       Socialization mentorship, family interaction, activities and outings
·       Job training, such as interview skills, resume preparation, computer skills
·       Educational planning and career guidance
·       Community service and involvement
·       Financial planning and management training
·       Individual drug and alcohol counseling
·       Housewarming and exit celebrations
·       Alumnae follow-up and relationship
·       Ability to return back to home
Values, Importance, and Purpose

VIP Family Program
 Bridge of Faith
P.O. Box 9108
Whittier, CA 90608
(562) 322-5265

Tax ID# 95-4625811

Residents and program participants are typically referred to Bridge of Faith by community-based organizations and agencies, although we also take walk-ins. Prospective residents are interviewed and selected based on 

1) Their desire to succeed
2) Their desire to attain higher education
3) Their desire to be self-sufficient through employment
4) Their willingness to be respectful and truthful
Selection Assessment