Nova Scotia Association for Community Living

Directions Council of Nova Scotia

Directions Council for Vocational Services is a non-profit organization representing 29 member agencies throughout Nova Scotia. The Bridge Adult Service Centre is a member agency of Directions. The Council’s mandate is to assist and support member organizations in delivery of services that promote abilities and inclusion of persons with disabilities in the everyday activities of their community.

Fundraising

Luncheons - There are two luncheons a year. We serve chicken soup, chilli, and desert.

Fashion Show - This is an annual event. Many of our clients model three outfits each which they choose from the Bargains at the Bridge our thrift store.

Farmers Market - We sell crafts we have made at the market during the summer.

Building Rental - Our building is rented to community organizations at a very low price. Contact us for info.

Raffles - There are usually a few raffles a year.

Online Auction

Search Bridge Auction on Facebook and click our Auction page. View and bid on auction items.

Process: A new online auction starts by 9:30 every Friday morning. This auction ends the following Friday at 1:00pm. On the next Monday people get tagged on Facebook so they know they won. Items are picked up at the Bridge Adult Service Centre. Once the winner is picked items are held for 2 weeks and if not picked up they go back in the auction. Winners can make alternative arrangements for picking up items with staff at the B.A.S.C.

Groups and Organizations Who Support the B.A.S.C.

Department of Community Services, Dick’s Jamboree, Weston Bakeries, Victorian Manor, Community Credit Union, Giant Tiger, Bambinos Pizza, Walmart, Cumberland YMCA, King Pin Bowling, Cumberland Mental Health, Christie Foudation, Scotia Bank, Centennial Villa, A&W, Copper Tree, Bright Beginnings Day Care, Subway, Red Cross, Cumberland Regional Library, Wrench and Rubber Garage, S.P.C.A. and CANSA.