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Serving the community of Bridgend since 2002.

Hello and a warm welcome to the virtual home of
The Bridge Mentoring Plus Scheme.

The team here at The Bridge are dedicated to helping and supporting the community of Bridgend County Borough. We provide a number of services and opportunities which are open to all members of the public, including training, volunteering, mentoring, our community outreach centre to specialist provisions in LGBT+, we have something for everything. Please feel free to navigate through our site or use the quick-access links provided below. If you can’t find what you are looking for then please do give us a call on Bridgend 01656 647 891 or email us at hello@thebridgemps.org.uk.

A little bit about us!

The Bridge Mentoring Plus Scheme was established in February 2002 by a group of three passionate and dedicated people whose soul aim was to provide help and support to young people aged between 10 & 25 years old that had experienced problems and difficulties in their lives. Almost 15 years into our journey and we’ve trained and continue to train a countless number of volunteers within the community who have then gone on to receive training as mentors in order to provide continuing 1-2-1 support for these young people. 

Since then, The Bridge MPS has expanded its services significantly in response to the growing needs that our community faces, and as such, we now provide a much broader range of services.

This year we adopted the slogan ‘together, we can’ and it’s with this notion of togetherness and building ever stronger links that we strive to serve our community in the very best way we can. For more information about us and what we do please visit the about us section of our site.

Let’s get social

The quickest and easiest way to keep up-to-date with all the latest goings on at The Bridge is to connect with us via our social media channels.
(coming soon!)

Our Social Media team work diligently to post accurate, timely, relevant content to build communities that give an understanding of the various ways The Bridge MPS supports the notion of “together, we can”. You can access the social channels we use by clicking the icons listed above. The way in which we communicate with you and vice versa via social media is covered in our social media community policy.

Volunteering & Mentoring

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Volunteering can be a very rewarding experience, anyone from the age of 16 can become a volunteer at The Bridge MPS. Through guidance and training we’ll help you to develop practical skills and gain qualifications that can support routes in to further education and career development. If you are interested in volunteering with The Bridge MPS please call us on 01656 647 891.

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Having developed essentials skills and gained extra qualifications through our volunteer programme, The Bridge MPS actively encourages its volunteers together with volunteers trained outside The Bridge programme to become mentors. Full training is provided meaning that you can help go on to guide and train other volunteers who will benefit from your skills and experience. Interested, please call us on 01656 647 891.  

Where are we?

We’re located in the heart of Bridgend town centre.

Our address is;
46-48 Dunraven Place
Bridgend
CF31 1JB

Opposite is a handy map detailing exactly where we are. If you have any difficulties in finding us then please give us a call on 01656 647 891