The Bridge is committed to the prevention and elimination of domestic violence and sexual assault. We work to enhance safety and to promote equality in relationships. We are opposed to the use of violence to control the lives of others. The Bridge is committed to eliminating violence in the lives of women, children, and men through empowerment, education and social action.
The Bridge’s main office is in Fremont, Nebraska, with an outreach office in Blair. We serve Dodge, Washington, Burt, Cuming, and Saunders Counties, and we are the only domestic violence/sexual assault program serving this area.
If you or someone you know is feeling threatened, abused, or scared, call our 24-hour (toll free) Crisis Line at (888) 721-4340. Advocates are available for victims and anyone calling on their behalf to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals to other agencies.
Assistance is available in English and Spanish.
We work with survivors and their children to help them navigate crises.
We provide education and training to youth and adults throughout our service area.
Weekly groups support survivors and their children as they recover from trauma and strengthen their skills.
Suzanne Smith, Executive Director
Jody, Shelter Program Manager
Stacey, Community Education Coordinator
Jody, Burt/Washington Outreach Coordinator
Jennifer, Advocacy Program Manager
Kylie, Sexual Assault Services Coordinator & Youth Support
Mattiah, Office Outreach Coordinator
Luisa, Crisis Intervention & Bilingual Advocate
Kiley Cordes, President
Vickie Cameron, Vice President
Kate Chrisman, Treasurer
Cathi Sampson, Secretary
Kylee Stanley M.D.
The Bridge website was made possible in part by a grant from the Lester A. Walker fund of the Fremont Area Community Foundation. Former owner and publisher of the Fremont Tribune, Lester Walker was a respected business leader, community promoter and philanthropist. He encouraged others to make their community a bette