Bridges to New Life Society is a registered Canadian Charity #88963 7823 RR0001; incorporated as a Community Chaplaincy service in 1998 to address the need for post release support of offender's in British Columbia, Canada's southern interior.

Bridges purpose is to mobilize the church to assist individuals whose lives have been impacted by crime, to become whole and productive members of society, by facilitating healing between themselves and the community.

Last year with the backing of 306 financial supporters, 74 Bridges volunteers were involved with 756 clients, making us the Most Active Christian Prison Aftercare Ministry in western Canada .

Current Directors
Executive Director: Rob Baskin

Board Members:
Jack Brazeau, James Forsdike, Tim Grauman, Pat Reimer, Tod Smith, Kevin Teichroeb

Administrative Assistant - Susan Gates

Kootenay Associate

Ron Short - (250)426-9730

Bridges is a member in good standing with the:
Coalition of Prison Evangelists (since 1998)
Restorative Justice Ministry Network (since 2003)

Our donors include :
 Individual Supporters
 Southern Interior Churches
 KRCC Inmate Benefit Fund

Corrections Canada
Felson Foundation
Alpha Charitable Foundation 

Van Norman Foundation

Central Okanagan Foundation

BC Real Estate Foundation

Vancouver Foundation

Bridges financial books receive an independant annual review by:
Kemp Harvey Hunt Ward Inc.


Vernon Banquet

November 3

Kelowna Banquet

November 5

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Charitable donations are our primary source of revenue - this work depends on donor generosity

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1197 Sutherland Avenue
Kelowna, B.C., V1Y 5Y2