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Autism Awareness Month

From lighting our residences blue, participating in parades and other events plus our Conquering the Cliff conference, Autism Awareness Month was busy! Thank you for all your support! To learn more about Bridgewell’s Autism Services, click here. To learn more about Bridgewell’s Conquering the Cliff: Autism’s Journey into Adulthood Conference, click here. Pictured: Residents from […]

2015 Imagine the Possibilities Gala Recap

Thank you, thank you, thank you!  More than 355 people attended this year’s gala, helping to raise just under $400,000 for Bridgewell and its mission, a $59,000 increase over last’s year effort. Click here to view Gala pictures! “We are so excited to have honored Pat and Julie at this year’s gala,” said Bob Stearns, […]

Bridgewell Human Resources Open House

Date: Thursday 4/7/16 Time: 11am – 2pm Location: 471 Broadway, Lynnfield, MA 01940 Do you like to help people? Have you had a US Driver’s license for 1 year? Do you have a High School diploma or GED? If the answer is YES to all three questions, we would love to talk to you. We […]

St. John’s Prep Volunteers: Service with a Smile!

Bridgewell had several volunteers from St. John’s Prep at a few residential programs as part of the Prep’s Service with a Smile volunteer program on Holy Thursday. With their parents, students Dave and Connor provided a much needed spring cleaning and organization at a home in Tewksbury. They organized and emptied the basement of one […]

Safety at Lynnway

The Lynnway Day Habilitation Program’s Safety Committee, which consists of individuals served at the program and staff, advocated for a First Aid and CPR training at one of the monthly meetings. Earlier this month, Staff Developer Sarah Myers provided the training and certified 16 individuals – nearly everyone on the committee and several other interested […]

Night to Shine Recap

The Tim Tebow Foundation sponsored a worldwide prom, “Night to Shine” for people with special needs over Valentine’s Day weekend. The local Night to Shine was hosted by the North Shore Community Baptist Church in Beverly. Click here to see professional photos and a video from the night! Bridgewell had more than 40 individuals in […]

Career Opportunity: New Family Support Program in Lynn

Bridgewell’s new community based family support program is looking for a director and case manager! We are looking for candidates with experience in autism related support, bilingual (Spanish or Khmer) as well as experience providing family support services. Open Opportunities: Program Director, Community Support Family Services Case Manager, Community Support Family Services About the Program: Bridgewell […]

Fish Toss: Residential Supervisor Kelly Pottie

Bridgewell follows the Fish! Philosophy to recognize staff for going above and beyond in their roles. The FISH! Philosophy is a set of simple, practical tools to help you create the work culture you’ve been looking for. The FISH! Philosophy fulfills the most basic needs of human beings who, in turn, fulfill the needs of the […]

Career Opportunity in Autism Services!

Are you interested in a rewarding career? Do you have experience in the field of autism or behavioral supports? Bridgewell has a new residential program in Dracut that is specifically designed for young adults with autism. We have part-time opportunities for Direct Support Professionals who would support the individuals in their home. Click here to […]

Imagine the Possibilities Honoree Julie Moran Tours Bridgewell

Earlier this month, Dr. Julie Moran toured Bridgewell’s Boston Street Day Habilitation Center and Wedgemere Road, Bridgewell’s residential program for individuals with developmental disability experiencing signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Moran is receiving the Excellence in Service award at the 2015 Imagine the Possibilities Gala. She is a geriatrician specializing in older adults with intellectual […]