Welcome To Bridges For Youth

A servants heart ministry of the Gospel to youth, made possible through like minded partners, and provided after school at fun filled neighborhood youth centers.



Bridges was founded in 1994 and has five locations: four in Springfield, Mo and one in Marshfield, Mo.   Bridges  provides a Christ centered, fun after school program to kids at no cost. Must be age 6 and up. Bridges also serves a large number of middle school and high school students, who have attended the Bridges program for many years. Daily devotions, prayer time, snacks, and a fun filled center await.


“One of the things I cherish most is here at Bridges For Youth, where friends come together and celebrate life and God”       Loren, age 14


“They sent all 3 of my kids to camp.Then been supportive of our family during a heath crisis.They truly care about every child, providing fun, snack, bible study, free childcare.”   Julia Hoffman


“Kathryn (staff member) gave my sons Bibles and my son Alex now makes sure that he reads to me from the Bible every night.” Barbara


“They notice that the staff are sincere about teaching them good values and living them daily. Your money (support) is not just an investment for now, but will have eternal value in the development of these children.” Nancy Hendon


God is doing amazing things here at Bridges, we are glad you visited and encourage you to find out more!