Bridges Out of Poverty

Bridges Out of Poverty is a southeast Iowa initiative that is bringing the community together to impact our neighbors who are struggling with poverty. Bridges brings people from all sectors and economic classes together to improve job retention rates, build resources, improve outcomes, and support those who are moving out of poverty.

Enrollment Criteria

For more information or to enroll in the Southeast Iowa Building Bridges Initiative, Lee County Program, please call Shayla Blackburn at (319) 371-7465 or email

Eligibility Requirements

  • All are welcome; there is no fee to participate.

How to get started

To learn more about this program, please complete and submit the form below.