The collaboration of Bridge to Success partners maintains success by evolving strategies to achieve the greatest results.  Through the work of the Bridge to Success Community Council, progress is monitored and shared, the integrity of results data is insured while needs and opportunities are prioritized.  


Open Seats NOW:  


  • Mental HealthSomeone engaged in the provision of mental health care to children and/or youth in Waterbury.
  • Community-Law Enforcement OfficialSomeone who lives in Waterbury and is committed to helping Waterbury’s youth succeed in school, work and life and is involved in Law Enforcement.

The Bridge to Success Community Council meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 2:00-4:00 PM in Waterbury.  If you are interested one of these seats please complete the interest form by clicking here.


Bridge to Success Volunteer Community Council Members:


Mercedez Abney, Youth Representative

Catherine Awwad, Workforce Development Workgroup Chair

David Burgos, Positive Youth Development Workgroup Chair

Elaine Burke, Faith Based Representative

Kimberly Carolina, Higher Education

Angel Castellano, Faith Based Representative

Erika Cooper, Parent

Kathi Crowe, Youth Service Bureau

Tiffany Hall, Early Childhood Provider

Angela Holmes, MEd Community Representative/Family Engagement Workgroup Chair

Maria Hulse,Parent

Kristen Jacoby, BTS Fiduciary

Dolton James, PhD, Parent and BTS Vice Chair

Toral Maher, Philanthropy

David Morgan,BTS Chair/Early Childhood Provider

Jacquee Porter, Youth Service Provider

William Quinn, Health

Atneciv Rodriguez, Community Representative

Darren Schwartz, Office of the Superintendent

Bilal Tajildeen, Philanthropy

Monroe Webster, Office of the Mayor


Partner Organizations:

Acts 4 Ministry, Inc.

All Our Kin

Alpha & Omega Kingdom Ministries

American Savings Foundation


The Bible Church of Waterbury

Boy Scouts of America – CT Rivers Council

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Waterbury

Brass City Charter School

Brass City Harvest

Bristol Hospital Parent & Child Center


Catholic Charities

Central Naugatuck Valley Regional Action Council

Children In Placement, Inc.

Children's Law Center of CT

Children's Community School

Christ Community Church of Greater Waterbury

City of Waterbury – Bureau of Recreation

City of Waterbury – Department of Health

City of Waterbury – Office of the Mayor

Community members

Community Tabernacle Outreach Center

Concepts for Adaptive Learning

Connecticut Community Foundation


CT Dance Theater

CT Junior Republic

Department of Children & Families

Easter Seals of Greater Waterbury

Family & Children's Aid

Favor, Inc.

Flanders Nature Center


Girl Scouts of CT

Girls, Inc.

Governor's Prevention Partnership

Granville Academy

Gtr Waterbury Area Alumnae Delta Sigma Theta

Greater Waterbury Autism Speaks

Greater Waterbury YMCA

Health 360

Hispanic Coalition of Greater Waterbury

Junior Achievement

KaMs Kiddie Korner

Kids Against Hunger Waterbury

The Leever Foundation

Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury

Living Faith Christian Church

Loyola Development Corporation

Madre Latina

Mattatuck Museum

MC2 Technology, Inc.

My Reflection Matters

Naugatuck Valley Community College

Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury

NETS, Inc.

New Opportunities, Inc.

Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board

Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters

Palace Theater

Planned Parenthood of CT

Rainbow Academy LLC

Rivera Memorial Foundation

Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury

Saint Mary's Health System

Save Girls on F.Y.E.R., Inc.

Shakesperience Productions, Inc.


Silas Bronson Library

StayWell Health Care, Inc.

Stone Academy

Taking Action in Waterbury

Team SEALS Corporation

Together We Shine


The Ungroup Society

United Way of Greater Waterbury

Unity Dance Ensemble

Value of One

Warrior Princess, Inc.

Waterbury Hospital

Waterbury OIC, Inc.

Waterbury PAL

Waterbury Public Schools

Waterbury Public Schools - Kingsbury School

Waterbury Public Schools - Wilson FRC

Waterbury Regional Chamber of Commerce

Waterbury School Readiness Council

Wtby Symphony Orchestra - Bravo Waterbury!

Waterbury Youth Council

Waterbury Youth Services System, Inc.

Webster Bank

Wellmore Behavioral Health

Women's Inspirational Network

Workplace Success Group, LLC

Young Civic Learners



We invite you to join us in continuing to help Waterbury’s youth succeed in school, work and life - join us today!


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