In order to build from the community capacity and involvement that was developed by the Bridge New Deal for Communities, the Bridge has a network of links with Friends of the Bridge. This is a mutual support and self-help group that includes:
The Friends are supported by the Community Partnerships Manager with the aim of ensuring that local people can bring their perspective and influence to the development of excellent health and wellbeing services in Tottenham, including our own. Friends of the Bridge are independent local people who do not represent the Bridge Renewal Trust or its views.
Specific support includes:
In return, Friends of the Bridge provide a sounding board for the Bridge to develop its services, strategy and policy decisions they also feedback key local intelligence to the Trust.