Joy Lavens

Program Director

Joy Lavens

Joy Lavens grew up in Oak Forest and is a graduate of Olivet Nazarene University.

Prior to working at the Bridge, Joy worked in camping ministry.

As the Director or Programming and Student Care at The Bridge Teen Center, Joy is a part of our leadership team providing direction with program planning, annual signature events, and the ongoing care of our students. Joy has a heart for serving others. She likes making relationships with the students and parents of the Bridge.

She enjoys eating guacamole, reading, visiting the National Parks, serving at her church, and running marathons.