About Community Bridge

COMMUNITY BRIDGE is the name under which North Peace Community Resources Society is doing business. We are a community-based charitable organization, whose employees, volunteers, and Board of Directors are members of your community. We offer a network of counselling and support services in the Peace River-Liard area and will adapt our services to best suit the needs of those we serve. Our services are professional, prompt, confidential, and provided free of charge to individuals, families, children, and youth.

Our History

North Peace Community Resources Society was established in 1974. In 2014 NPCRS began doing business as COMMUNITY BRIDGE.

In the early 70’s, the Ministry of Human Resources developed a government initiative encouraging regions to implement Community Resource Boards. These boards were to act as an effective community voice in government, involved in the planning and delivery of integrated services within a given region.

In response to the initiative, the Fort St. John Community Services and Information Centre began the process of forming a Community Resource Board.

Sixty-four members formed North Peace Community Resources Society (NPCRS) and elected the first volunteer Board of Directors in May of 1974.

Management Team

  • Executive Director (Privacy Officer) – Karla Marsh
  • Clinical Manager – Christine Clark
  • Financial Administrator – Courtney Helm

Our Commitment
To ensure that our resources, both human and financial, continue to be carefully managed. To ensure continued service for our clients and those they care about. To continue to maintain our 3 year accreditation through continuous quality improvement. To continue to sponsor and participate in community events. To continue to maintain a welcoming, comfortable, and friendly environment for our clients.

Our Philosophy
NPCRS believes in offering a safe, caring environment for people to nurture their emotional and social well-being.

Our Vision
Strengthening people. Enriching lives.

Our Mission 
To provide education, support, and professional counselling programs for individuals and families to build and sustain more positive futures.

Core Values

Service Excellence
We offer high quality, accessible, inclusive, and flexible services. We commit to providing information and resources which will enable people to make informed decisions.

Professional Team
We work in a supportive environment where knowledge, experience, strengths, and skills are shared. We pursue continuous improvement and operate with fairness, honesty, and the highest ethical standards.

Enhanced Community Capacity
We commit to deliver services that respond to changing needs and demonstrate best possible outcomes. We foster community participation, collaboration, and action.

Strong Agency Capacity
We believe in transparency, sustainability, and innovation. We commit to being a good steward of resources.

NPCRS (doing business as COMMUNITY BRIDGE) is a not-for-profit organization registered under the Societies Act in the Province of British Columbia and a charitable organization registered under the federal Charities Act of Canada. NPCRS, through government funding and raising community and corporate funding, commits to the provision of therapy, counselling, and support services.




News & Events

Local businesses donate over $2,500.00 towards foster parent appreciation baskets

Local businesses donate over $2,500.00 towards foster parent appreciation baskets

Foster Family Appreciation Week runs from October 15 - 21st in recognition of all the foster parents who open their lives and care for children and youth in our...read on
No Haunted House for 2017

No Haunted House for 2017

Sadly our Community Bridge will no longer be offering a haunted house.
Tummy Time

Tummy Time

Here is a link to a video and some strategies to make tummy time more enjoyable in the home
2017 Early Years Community Survey

2017 Early Years Community Survey

Here is an opportunity to provide feedback on your experience raising children in our community.
FSJ Loves Families Week 2017

FSJ Loves Families Week 2017

Fort St. John Loves Families Week is running from October 7 - 14.

Contact Us

Email: info@communitybridge.ca

Fort St. John

Hours of Service

Monday to Thursday: 9am–5pm
Friday: 8:30am–4:30pm

Ph: 250-785-6021
Fx: 250-785-4659
10142 101 Avenue, Fort St. John, BC V1J 2B3

 

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Ph: 250-784-2004
Fx: 250-784-2009
#306 1323 102 Avenue, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 2C8

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Ph: 250-782-1169
Fx: 250-782-8411
#14 1405 102 Avenue, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 2E1

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Contact our main office: 250-785-6021



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