Orlando Bridge (352) provides services to FDC inmates in the last 11 months of their sentence. Staff assists the inmates with obtaining identification, employment, substance use disorder counseling and job readiness classes which aid the inmate with FDC Probation, DCF Child custody issues and employment opportunities.
Bridges of America Provides continuous care in residential substance abuse treatment programs, transition centers, community release centers, and community re entry services for offenders, ex-felons, and probation populations. Bridges of America is an FDC Contractor
Bridges of of America currently manage over 12 facilities throughout Florida with an average total daily population of approximately 1600 inmates and clients. In addition, Bridges Correctional Treatment provides Outpatient, Intervention, and Aftercare Treatment in 3 Department of Corrections Community Release Centers (Fort Pierce, Opa Locka, and West Palm Beach) for a total of 245 program slots.
Mission Statement: Bridges International Chaplaincy Services embraces a holistic approach to recovery and accommodates the mental (emotional, cognitive), physical, social, and spiritual needs of the persons served. Chaplains deliver, monitor, and facilitate a broad range of religious services that provide opportunities for all client/inmates to pursue individual religious beliefs and practices of their own choosing in a manner that is consistent with the security and good order of the facility.