The Bridge Center for Hope, which will oversee East Baton Rouge’s new behavioral health crisis stabilization center, has selected Charlotte Claiborne as its executive director. Her first major task is to oversee opening of the center by RI International, an Arizona-based provider that was selected by the Bridge Center to run the first such facility in Louisiana.Read More
The Bridge Center for Hope has selected RI International from among competitive proposals to offer crisis services at a behavioral health stabilization center for East Baton Rouge Parish.
“The Bridge Center Board is excited to welcome RI International as a partner in this community,” said Kathy Kliebert, Bridge Center board chair. “Their selection today marks another important milestone in bringing these critical services to the Baton Rouge community.”Read More
Effective July 1, Postlethwaite & Netterville was formally engaged to provide accounting services to the Bridge Center. New members were elected to the Board: Charlotte Claiborne, Patrick Seiter, and Sharon Buchanan Robinson. We are excited to welcome them to the Board and look forward to working with them for the betterment of Baton Rouge.Read More
At the regularly scheduled Board of Directors meeting on May 29, 2019, the following new members to the Board: Eugene Bentley, Councilwoman Donna Collins-Lewis, and Dr. Leah Cullins. We are excited to welcome them to the Board and look forward to working with them for the betterment of Baton Rouge.Read More
Over the last month, the Finance Committee received proposals from three third party firms to provide accounting services to the Bridge Center. A firm will be contracted to serve as an outsourced Chief Financial Officer and assume responsibility for day-to-day accounting duties of the Bridge Center to ensure accountability and efficiencies.Read More
On March 13, 2019, the metro council approved a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement (CEA) between the City-Parish and Bridge Center for Hope. This CEA will allow the Bridge Center access to the tax funding approved by the voters in December of 2018.Read More