Our Mission and Values

The mission of Bridges From School to Work is to transform the lives of young adults with disabilities through the power of a job. We are a trusted partner, champion, and advocate who believes in:

Ability First

Champion what young adults can do in the competitive workplace.


Uphold behavior that honors the communities we serve and the brands we support.


Commit to exceeding the expectations of young adults, employers, and partners.


Hold ourselves responsible for the commitments we make.


Build relationships that cultivate trust, respect differences, and realize shared goals.

Our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) purpose statement demonstrates our organization’s commitment to building an inclusive and diverse workplace that welcomes people from all backgrounds.

At Bridges we are committed to…

Bridging differences
Respecting individuals
Inspiring confidence
Developing talent
Growing community
Empowering all
Strengthening inclusivity