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Press Release – 3-22-2017

Bridgewell Appoints Erin Kennedy as Nurse Prescriber Position to Help Ease High Demand for Pediatric Psychiatric Providers Lynnfield, Mass. – March 22, 2017 – Bridgewell, a Lynnfield based nonprofit dedicated to supporting and helping individuals with intellectual, developmental and psychiatric disabilities and other life challenges, is pleased to announce the appointment of Erin Kennedy as […]

2017 Champion Award Recipient Tyler Blake

Bridgewell’s Employment Supports Team has awarded Tyler Blake of Gordon College the third annual Champion Award. Congratulations, Tyler!  Pictured Left: Left to right: Julie, Carol, Champion Award Recipient Tyler Blake and Annette. The award recognizes outstanding business partners of Bridgewell who help individuals with disabilities feel valued and appreciated as members of the workforce. The Gordon College […]

3.16.17 – Press Release

Bridgewell Honors Gordon College’s Tyler Blake with Champion Award Award recognizes outstanding partners who help individuals with disabilities feel valued and appreciated as members of the workforce Wenham, Mass. – March 16, 2017 – Bridgewell, a Lynnfield based nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and helping individuals with intellectual, developmental and psychiatric disabilities and other life […]

2.15.17 – Press Release

Bridgewell Uses MassDevelopment Bond to Renovate New Headquarters in Peabody MassDevelopment has issued a $25,505,000 tax-exempt bond on behalf of Bridgewell Inc., a Lynnfield service organization that provides support to adults with intellectual, developmental and psychiatric disabilities and other life challenges. The organization is using a portion of bond proceeds to renovate a building at […]

We're Moving!

Please note: Bridgewell Administrative Offices, Training Department and Residential Supervisors new location as of April 10: 10 Dearborn Road Peabody, MA 01960 All fax and phone numbers will remain the same.

3.7.2017 – Press Release

Bridgewell Receives $189,728 for Autism, Intellectual and Developmental Support Services from The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation Grant Will Fund the New “Bridges to Family Success” Program Lynnfield, Mass. – March 07, 2017 – Bridgewell, a Lynnfield based nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and helping individuals with intellectual, developmental and psychiatric disabilities and other life […]

Support Bridgewell through the Boston Globe GRANT program

Are you a Boston Globe subscriber? If so, we need your help! The Boston Globe GRANT is a program for readers to show their support for non-profits by selecting their favorite organization to earn free advertising space. Bridgewell received a free advertisement through last year’s Boston Globe GRANT program, which was used to recruit talented staff. Subscribers […]

Bridgewell Career Specialists Share Success

Bridgewell Career Specialists Ashley Smallwood and Marc Jamieson presented at two recent conferences. Photo courtesy of Quinn Barbour/Institute for Community Inclusion. Last November, Ashley and Marc presented their workshop “Career Planning and Assessment as a Foundation for Job Development” at the Building on Success: Expanding Employment Opportunities conference hosted by the Department of Developmental Services, […]

Charlotte Celebrates 50 Years at Bridgewell

Charlotte Alimenti has worked at Bridgewell for 50 years! Congratulations, Charlotte! Charlotte began her career in 1967, when Bridgewell was a much smaller organization. Charlotte took on everything from reception to bookkeeping to fundraising. She wrote agency newsletters and brochures and chaperoned individuals on vacations. She was integral to starting Camp Pinecrest and the Recreation Program—which […]

2017 Autism Conference: Call for Presentations

Bridgewell’s second conference, Building Bridges: Autism Journey into Adulthood, will be on September 22, 2017 in Framingham, MA. This conference will be focused on the needs of young adults with autism transitioning from the educational system to adult services. We are requesting presentation proposals. Please share with peers and service providers. Topics include: best practices, service and support […]