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Bridge Academy Online Programs Currently Offered:

Online Classes

RESPONSE TO COVID

  • Bridge of Promise is following cleaning, sanitizing, and hygiene procedures layed out by the CDC. Please reference the link below for specific protocols https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/guidance-for- childcare.html
  • DO NOT send members to Bridge of Promise under any circumstances if they are experiencing any physical symptoms of illness (e.g. coughing, sneezing, fever, etc.) There are no exceptions. Our staff will be following these same guidelines and will not attend work sick. Seasonal allergies may cause sneezing/coughing/nose-running and, unfortunately, means that a member will need to stay home. It is possible that a member may be experiencing allergies and asymptomatic infection with COVID-19, despite not showing any signs of viral illness.
  • Bridge of Promise has invested in no touch thermometers and we will be taking members’ temperatures when they arrive at Bridge of Promise. Members with temperatures above 100 degrees will be sent home.
  • Parents/Guardians of Bridge of Promise members must inform the Program Manager if a member tests positive for COVID-19. If a staff or member becomes sick and tests positive for COVID-19: Because viral transmission of COVID-19 is possible for 48 hours before showing symptoms of illness, anyone who is in close contact with a positive case during this period will be ordered by the Department of health to quarantine in their home for 14 days. This means that Bridge of Promise will close for 14 days. Per HIPAA guidelines, we cannot provide the name of the positive case as it is private health information.
  • If someone in the same household as a member tests positive for COVID-19 or has a suspected case of COVID-19 (awaiting test results), then they must stay home and quarantine per WA DOH guidance. https://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/1600/coronavirus/COVIDcasepositive.pdf
  • Bridge of Promise staff will be wearing either cloth or disposable masks. They will wear gloves when assisting members in the bathroom, with any personal care, and when assisting in feeding and medication administration, or any other kind of close contact. We cannot require that all our members wear masks as we understand that many will not or cannot wear them. If members can/will tolerate wearing masks, they should wear them to Bridge of Promise. Bridge of Promise will not provide masks for members. We encourage parents/guardians to practice mask wearing with members now. If they are able to wear one, it is preferred they do so. If members bring their own masks to Bridge of Promise, please label them with member’s names, either written on or on a sewn in  tag.

Disinfecting/Cleaning Protocol

Bridge of Promise will be diligent when it comes to cleaning and disinfecting. Bathrooms will be disinfected after each use. Vans will be disinfected after each ride. Staff will have constant access to disinfectant to keep high touch surfaces disinfected. Two staff will work extended hours after closing each day to thoroughly clean and disinfect for the next day. This being said, we want to stress that sending members back to Bridge of Promise upon re-opening is completely voluntary.

Bridge Academy

Bridge Academy is a day programs for adults with developmental and physical disabilities, twenty-one and older who have transitioned out of high school. We provide social, life skills and recreational opportunities with hands on and community-based activities. We currently have four locations and each location has a thoughtfully, created calendar by the site supervisor for each month, loaded with activities, field trips and so much more! Our compassionate staff are professional and trained to provide personal and behavioral care as needed.

What We Do

  • Choose from 2, 3 or 5 half day or full day programs in Carnation.

  • Thursday's only available for our Bellevue location for now.

  • Instruction will be individualized to the participants’ needs and goals. Instructors are certified to provide personal care assistance if needed.

  • SAILS of Washington is available to connect students to other services as needed including occupational, speech and physical therapies to maximize student's individual potentials.

  • Students will have weekly outings that strengthen their life skills. Outings will include swimming, gardening, volunteering at a local community food bank or senior center and visiting regional museums and cultural centers.

  • Therapeutic Music

  • Swimming

  • Martial Arts

  • Zumba/Dance

  • Arts & Crafts

  • Weekly outings into the community

  • Shopping (life skills)

  • Bowling

  • Movies

  • Cooking

  • Gardening

  • Site specific monthly activity calendar

  • AND SO MUCH MORE!

Questions? Contact Us

Office Manager

Missy Paulsen
officemanager@bridgeofpromise.org

Potential New Members Contact

Jodi Richey
jodi@bridgeofrpomise.org

Program Manager

Shanna Gonzalez
programmanager@bridgeofpromise.org

Bellevue

Bridge of Promise

Bridge Academy Bellevue is located at the Bellevue Highland Community Center.

Address: 14224 Bel Red Rd., Bellevue, WA 98007

Hours:  Thursday: 10 AM - 2 PM

Site Supervisor: Madi Miller

Email: bellevue@bridgeofpromise.org

Bellevue March Calendar

Carnation

Carnation Bridge Academy

Address: 32240 NE 50th St., Carnation, WA 98014

Hours:  Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Site Supervisor: Claire Connor

Email: carnation@bridgeofpromise.org

Carnation March Calendar

Kent

Kent Bridge Academy

Address: 24447 94th Ave., S, Kent, WA

Hours: Tuesday - Thursday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Site Supervisor: Natasha Tall

Email: kent@bridgeofpromise.org

Kent March Calendar

Redmond

Redmond Bridge Academy

Address: 16510 NE 79th St., Redmond, WA 98052

Hours: Mondays: 12 PM - 6 PM, Tuesday - Friday 9 AM - 3 PM

Site Supervisor: Becca Loveless

Emailredmond@bridgeofpromise.org

Redmond March Calendar

Make a Payment

Now accepting payments through venmo!

Download the venmo app on your smartphone, set up your personal account, search for @bridgeofpromise, select to pay. For more information or if you would assistance in this process you can email or call.

officemanager@bridgeofpromise.org

Office Phone: (425) 549-0500

MAIL A PAYMENT

P.O. Box 1053, Carnation, WA 98014