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Online Giving: Start a Givalanche!

Make an online gift to Bridgewell by June 30 and in your email receipt, you can start a Givalanche! What’s a Givalanche? It’s a feature through our online giving that allows donors to announce their gifts to friends and family on social media. When friends follow the link to contribute, not only can they also […]

Meet Safety Specialist Hannah Gawrys

Did you know June is National Safety Month? Bridgewell is committed to safety at all of our programs. Safety Specialist Hannah Gawrys oversees the overall occupational health and maintains a safe environment for not only those in our care, but also our employees, too. Hannah visits Bridgewell’s programs to inspect any safety needs, trains staff […]

Did you know it is National Safety Month?

June is National Safety Month! Tips from the National Safety Council to help eliminate tripping hazards to prevent falls at home and at work: Secure electrical and phone cords away from walking areas, such as hallways or in front of your desk Use non-skid rugs and be sure to tape them down to prevent rolling […]

Lynn Continuum of Care Annual Meeting and Awards Breakfast

Yesterday, the Lynn Continuum of Care (COC) held its Annual Meeting and Awards Breakfast. Over 25 local organizations are part of the Lynn COC including Bridgewell and all work in collaboration to end homelessness. Bridgewell’s Elaine White, Director of Housing, serves as President of the Executive Board. During the meeting, scholarships were presented to Gilley Kabamba who […]

Stearns Training Center

In May 2017, Bridgewell’s board of directors and staff gathered for a special dedication of Bridgewell’s Training Center in honor of past President & CEO Bob Stearns. Throughout his 13 years, Bob’s thoughtful and caring leadership was not limited to the people Bridgewell serves but also its employees. He demonstrated his commitment to Bridgewell staff […]

Team Bridgewell Summer Olympic Games!

This year, over 30 athletes competed in 66 track and field events including a wheelchair slalom and obstacle course, 25-50M assisted walks,100-3000M independent walks, 50-200 meter runs, 4×100 relay, tennis ball, softball and turbo-jav throws, and the long jump. Team Bridgewell Medal Count: Gold = 19 Silver = 18 Bronze = 10 4th = 8 5th […]

2016 Imagine the Possibilities Gala

Thank you for supporting Bridgewell’s 2016 Imagine the Possibilities Gala! More than 335 people attended this year’s gala, helping to raise just over $300,000 for Bridgewell and its mission. To date, the gala has raised just over $2 million in generous donations since the first one was held in 2008. Congratulations to our honorees: Marylou […]

Ask the CEO

Questions about Bridgewell?  Certain programs? Policies? We’ve set up this form for staff to ask questions about the organizations and will answer them in the CEO emails.   Please note: This form is for Bridgewell employees. If you are looking for information on a program or specific client questions, please click here.

2017 Open House and Ribbon Cutting

It was a great afternoon celebrating with Bridgewell staff and Board of Directors, the Peabody Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr. and other distinguished guests celebrating the opening of Bridgewell’s new headquarters with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house.   Click through the photo gallery below and check out this great video of the program!   […]

2017 Open House & Ribbon Cutting Video