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VIP Family Program

Values, Importance, and Purpose

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

Purple - Blue Gradient

Selection Assessment 

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