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Bridges to Employment (Division of Family Guidance)

(201) 937-7236

Bridges to Employment (Division of Family Guidance)

The Bridges to Employment Program is a job-readiness, career development program to assist participants in becoming effective members of the workforce.


  • Serves as an introduction to the world of work for young adults ages 16-21
  • Participants work individually with a vocational counselor
  • Vocational counselor provides instruction, support, and guidance for each individual's employment and possible career direction
  • Diagnostic testing of basic skills to indicate strengths and weakness of participant


  • Explore career interests
  • Develop job-related life skills
  • Improve interviewing skills
  • Tutor in basic skills
  • Assist in completing job allications
  • Help in obtaining and maintaining employment
  • Monitor work progress
  • Mentor and advocate for participants
  • Encourage furthere education
Eligibility Available to young adults ages 16-21
Age Groups
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
Community Services
Employment / Training

Last Updated: 08/10/23