Bridges out of Poverty

Bridges out of Poverty is a training initiative with the broad goal of increasing awareness about poverty and inspiring compassion and a commitment to poverty reduction. Bridges out of Poverty is built on the idea that everyone in a community has a role to play in poverty reduction. Participants are invited to look at poverty differently through these interactive workshops. Workshops are available to anyone interested in learning more about the social and economic impacts that poverty has on individuals in our community.

Bridges out of Poverty, Circles Sudbury and Circles Leader Training are programs that form part of a community-wide approach to reduce poverty.

Bridges out of Poverty workshops help participants understand:


Workshops are currently being offered by trained facilitators from Public Health Sudbury & Districts, Our Children, Our Future, and Centre de santé communautaire du Grand Sudbury.

Workshops are offered in:

A $20 fee is required for the 6-hour workshop which covers the cost of the training manual. Participation in a 6-hour Bridges out of Poverty® workshop is also a requirement of becoming a Circles Ally. Allies are community volunteers who work with an individual or family who is working to achieve goals of financial self-sufficiency through the Circles program.


Register or view our list of upcoming workshops for Bridges out of Poverty®.

For more information about Bridges out of Poverty® training opportunities, please contact the Health Equity Team at 705.522.9200, ext. 771 (toll-free 1.866.522.9200) or

This item was last modified on May 15, 2019