Simple Solutions, Major Impact

Simply stated, Working Bridges is an employer collaborative dedicated to improving workplace productivity, retention, advancement and financial stability for employees. 
Employers know the success of their businesses and economic health of our community depends on employee retention and enhanced productivity. Through Working Bridges, they also recognize a steady job is the most reliable ticket out of poverty for individuals.

Working Bridges is convened and managed by the United Way of Chittenden County (Vermont) and aligns with the Income priorities of its community impact agenda.  Currently, almost 50 employers participate in Working Bridges.

A Win-Win for Your Business

Working Bridges strives to:
  • Increase collaboration between employers and service providers;
  • Address the workplace implications of personal financial instability and lack of resources; and
  • Create workplace practices that are a “win-win-win” for individuals, employers and communities.