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: There are 2 auctions that run on a weekly basis. The auction posted on Monday runs until Thursday at 1p.m. The auction posted on Thursday runs until the following Monday at 1p.m. All winners will be tagged the following business day on our Facebook auction page. Winners will be determined using Facebook time in order to avoid confusion. Winners are asked to call 902-667-8433 to set up an appointment to pick up their items as we have a no contact procedure in place. Auction items need to be picked up within a two week time frame.

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.