Bridget Biddle is a Social Worker for the Youth Justice Project at Community Legal Services, where she has worked since 2019. Her role includes identifying community partners and forging relationships with youth-serving agencies, coordinating YJP legal clinics, know your rights campaigns, and brown-bag lunch series, providing case-management and referral support to young CLS clients, and working with youth to develop a youth advisory fellowship. Some of her particular areas of interest include supporting youth with systems involvement, supporting young parents, and collaborating with young people as partners in her work . Bridget has published two reports in the Maternal and Child Health Journal and the Philadelphia Medicine Journal on targeted interventions for parents experiencing homelessness and parents who are incarcerated. Before working at CLS, Bridget worked as an advocate and doula at Riverside Correctional Facility’s MoMobile program.
Bridget has her Master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice (MSW). Bridget has a certification as a Trauma-Informed Group Facilitator, a Nurturing Parenting Program Facilitator, and has been trained in pregnancy options counseling. Bridget volunteers at the Cherry Hill and Philadelphia Women’s Centers. Bridget has her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a concentration in Social Justice from Goucher College.