Jul 25, 2019
Leah Winship
The Bridge: From Prison to Community (Hamilton) Halton Branch

Leah has been a Reintegration Support Worker at The Bridge since September 2018.  Her role includes reducing the barriers of oppression and utilize capacity-building skills for criminalized individuals.  She supports clients with case management, one-on-one counselling and support their loved ones and family members. She also coordinates the peer support program and facilitate the recreational activities in the community to reduced social isolation. Before working at The Bridge, She worked in a long term addiction treatment facility for men who were previous incarcerated due to procession/trafficking charges. She have a passion for reintegration because she believes it is the main source to lowering the recidivism rate (reoffending) and providing a safe community that provides inclusion for all.