Bridges DVC was founded in September 1998 and serves women, men and their children affected by domestic violence, ensuring a safe transition to successful independent community living, through education, intervention and case management. Bridges is the only domestic violence shelter in Williamson County dedicated to assisting victims of physical, mental, and sexual abuse. The funds requested in the application will support self-care services, professional development, travel, an interim staff salaries, and a staff re-entry retreat. Linda’s outcomes/goals include increasing her compassion satisfaction score and
decreasing her burnout and secondary trauma scores as measured by the ProQOL.