The Bridge for Youth is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization registered with the Minnesota Attorney General’s office. The Bridge is required to meet county, state, and federal standards, undergoes rigorous external review, and has been consistently evaluated as an exceptional program by Hennepin County, United Way, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Bridge is licensed by the Minnesota Department of Human Services, and meets the standards of the Charities Review Council and has earned the GuideStar Exchange Seal for dedication to transparency.