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8-22-18 Press Release

Bridgewell Mourns Loss of CEO Kelly J. Martin Peabody, Mass. – August 20, 2018 – It is with great sadness that Bridgewell announces the death of its president and CEO Kelly J. Martin. Ms. Martin passed away peacefully on August 18. “Bridgewell has lost a true visionary and leader, and the community has lost an […]

Press Release – 3-1-2018

Bridgewell Celebrates 60th Anniversary as Community Leader Massachusetts-based nonprofit sets the standard for social and human services in New England   Peabody, Mass. – Bridgewell, a nonprofit that provides social and human services that empower people with disabilities and other life challenges to live safe, self-directed and productive lives, kicked off an important milestone in […]

8-14-2018 Press Release

Bridgewell Receives Grant from The Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism Peabody, Mass. –  Bridgewell, a nonprofit providing social and human services that empower people with disabilities and other life challenges to live safe, self-directed and productive lives, is pleased to announce that it has received a $4,488 grant from the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism’s Allison […]

Lynn CoC HUD Application

Bridgewell is a partner in the Lynn Continuum of Care, a collaboration of agencies serving Lynn residents who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. As part of our annual funding process, we will  be participating in a community review of questions HUD has included in the application. These questions address how we work together to […]

Bridgewell Summer Interns 2018

This summer, Bridgewell has 12 interns through Urban Youth Collaborative Program and 5 through North Shore Workforce Investment Board’s F1rstJobs program. Urban Youth Collaborative Program (UYCP) is sponsored by the Department of Developmental Services that introduces young adults into the Health & Human Services field. F1rstJobs is the North Shore Workforce Investment Board Summer Jobs […]

Champion Award: Bill Terlecky, General Manager for the North Shore Navigators

Bill was unanimously chosen as this year’s Champion Award winner because he exudes the spirit of a champion in everything he does. The award recognizes outstanding business partners of Bridgewell who help individuals with disabilities feel valued and appreciated as members of the workforce.  North Shore Navigators was one of Bridgewell’s first business partners and […]

Bridgewell Self Advocates Attend SABE

Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) is the nation’s self-advocacy organization whose mission is to ensure that people with disabilities are treated as equals and that they are given the same choices, rights, responsibilities, and chances to speak up to empower themselves, opportunities to make new friends and to learn from their mistakes. Bridgewell self-advocates Dianna, Flo, […]

Lynn Continuum of Care Annual Meeting

The Lynn Continuum of Care held its Annual Meeting and Awards Breakfast on Thursday, June 21, 2018. The event is sponsored by Bridgewell and Lynn Housing Authority and Neighborhood Development. The new slate of officers and board members were elected. Continuum of Care (CoC) Programs combine state funds with federal funds obtained from HUD through […]

2018 Special Olympics Summer Games

Congrats to Team Bridgewell! Once again, Team Bridgewell participated in the 2018 Summer Games held at Boston University and Harvard University earlier this June. This year’s medal count includes: Gold- 18 Silver-14 Bronze-10 4th-5 5th-3 6th-3 July marks the 50th Anniversary of the Special Olympics. Through Special Olympics Massachusetts, Bridgewell has had hundreds of athletes participate […]

MassHousing Staff Tours Bridgewell

In June 2018, MassHousing staff toured all of their programs including one of Bridgewell’s Sober Homes in Lynn. Thanks for stopping by and for your support! To read more about this partnership, check out this September blog post.