Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever. Psalm 107:1

About Us

Mission

Mission:  “Building Bridges of resources and relationships to guide and support the One-Parent Family”             

Vision:  “No one should have to raise a child alone.” 

Foundation:  “God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress...

 James 1:27

Counseling

Bridge Builders meet single parents and their families in where they are at in their lives and offer them hope through free or reduced fee counseling.

We believe single parents experiencing loss or trauma who are raising children alone due to death, separation, divorce, incarceration or abandonment are the widows of today. 

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Mentoring

Bridge Builders offer real support and walk out life with each unique family by guiding a single parent and their children to find a new normal.

We believe its our calling and mission to walk alongside single parent families in their life journey.

Services

  • Professional Christian Counseling is offered to single parents and their children by our partnering professional counselors.  For families without insurance, a sliding fee scale-based is used to determine the fee for each session based on income, usually paying between $10.00 or $20.00 a session.  No one has ever been denied due to inability to pay and Bridge Builders will cover the gap.  Our short-term counseling is designed to offer 20 sessions of counseling. 


  • Mentoring is the cornerstone of our services. It is our firm belief that transformation happens through relationships with each other and walking out our faith by meeting people where they are at in life.  We carefully screen and train our adult and teen mentors to lead groups to work with children and teens who do not have a father or mother figure actively involved in his/her life. Special events, groups and our unique mentoring program is designed  to provide opportunities for Mentors and Mentees to develop the mentoring relationships.  


  •  Many struggle with issues which include fear, despair, feelings of worthlessness, hopelessness, low-self esteem lack of basic parenting and life skills. By working with these hurting families we are able to send the message that Restoration is Possible, Hope is Available, and we are here to help with the struggles of being a single parent.  

For more information on how to become a mentor click link below. To learn more about becoming a mentee please call our office 810-987-8772 or send an e-mail to bridgebuilder.office@gmail.com.  

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Connections and Resources

You are never alone

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  • Parents Offering Parents Support (POPS) Weekly Support Group  with Child Care & Lunch
    • Thursdays 11:30am- 1:00pm (except holidays and school closings)  We meet up with our families and mentors for lunch from 11:30-1:00pm immediately following lunch we have separate support groups for parents, teens and children.
  • Parenting Classes (6week closed group) Verified Certificate upon completion
    • This group is an informative, skill building, support group for single parents who are dealing with the complexities and joys of child-rearing, and who desire to learn to strengthen their parenting skills.  The parenting group will provide opportunities to learn more about child developmental stages, learn effective and age appropriate parenting skills, and learn relaxation and personal stress management skills.
  • Come to the Quiet (NEW)
    • Tuesdays from 6:00-8:00pm our Volunteers and Mentors will be there to greet you and get you set up to reach your goals in the quiet.  Childcare not available at this time.
  • Between the Lines  (NEW)
    • Wednesdays after school from 3:00-5:00pm we have a group designed to help you be successful in school and life. We have tutors, peer mentors and volunteers to assist you with computers and printers to help complete homework and projects for school. 



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