THE BRIGHTON CENTER


St. John’s is a proud participant & long-standing partner in the outreach & services offered by The Brighton Center in Newport. Here is some helpful information about The Brighton Center – a Community of Support. For more information, please visit their website by clicking here.

 

Since 1966, Brighton Center has been working to be an innovative leader that strengthens the vitality of the community and engages people as they work and live to achieve their hopes and dreams. From modest beginnings in a Newport storefront when we were founded, Brighton Center has grown to provide a uniquely comprehensive range of programs and services family and work supports; financial and homeownership services; workforce development services including, education, employment and training programs; substance abuse recovery services for women; early childhood education; and neighborhood based programs including community organizing and housing development. Knowing that issues faced by families and communities are complex and that making positive changes require multiple services…Brighton Center is truly a community of support.

 

Our mission – To create opportunities for individuals and families to reach self-sufficiency through support services, education and leadership. To us, self-sufficiency is taking responsibility to provide for yourself and your family using available resources.

 

Our vision – To be an innovative leader that strengthens the vitality of the community and engages people as they work and live to achieve their hopes and dreams.

 

The Brighton Center’s work includes:

 

– Early Childhood Education

– Financial Services

– Recovery Center for Women

– Workforce Development

– Youth Services