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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 opening in Dracut in February 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. […]

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 […]

Preparing for the Elements: Pathfinder Cold Weather Event

Earlier this month, Pathfinder staff worked in collaboration with Bridgewell nursing staff to host a “Cold Weather” event for all Pathfinder Outreach clients. The team served over four gallons of hot chocolate while the nurses presented on staying safe in cold weather. At the event, staff gave away over 30 thermal shirts and 60 pairs […]

Fifth Annual Holiday Concert at Boston Street Center

Earlier this month, Bridgewell’s Boston Street Center held its fifth annual holiday concert. A wonderful way to kick off the holiday season! Over 60 families, guardians, friends and staff members attended and even joined in the singing. The crowd declared this was the best concert yet! Directed by Debbie Eldred pictured above with Mrs. Claus, […]

Bridgewell Honors John Lewis with Champion Award

Bridgewell awarded John Lewis of Greater Lynn Senior Services the second annual Champion Award on December 15. The award recognizes outstanding business partners of Bridgewell who help individuals with disabilities feel valued and appreciated as members of the work force. Pictured above: Brian, Celestine, award recipient John Lewis, Peter and Ariana. Bridgewell’s Employment Supports team has been […]

Bridgewell Employment Supports Partners: GLSS

Early this fall, Bridgewell Employment Supports Team visited our employment partners to thank them for creating an inclusive environment to help those with disabilities work in the community. Bridgewell has been working with GLSS for over a year. Celestine and Brian are employed directly by GLSS 20 hours a week. The employment program also supports […]

Bridgewell Employment Supports Partners: Bobby’s Burger Palace

Early this fall, Bridgewell Employment Supports Team visited our employment partners to thank them for creating an inclusive environment to help those with disabilities work in the community. Bobby’s Burger Palace employs two Bridgewell Employment Program participants at its Burlington location. Both Joseph and Steven work as dishwashers in the busy kitchen. They also like to […]

Bridgewell Employment Supports Partners: Meineke Salem

Early this fall, Bridgewell Employment Supports Team visited our employment partners to thank them for creating an inclusive environment to help those with disabilities work in the community. Bridgewell has been working with Meineke in Salem for many years. Program participants clean the lobby and bathrooms twice monthly. The owner Paul is a great advocate […]

Bridgewell Employment Supports Partners: North Shore Community College

Early this fall, Bridgewell Employment Supports Team visited our employment partners to thank them for creating an inclusive environment to help those with disabilities work in the community. North Shore Community College has been a long time partner of Bridgewell’s Employment Program. Bridgewell program participants from the Boston Street Center in Lynn and from Rosewood […]