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Pathfinder Needs Your Help!

Pathfinder is always in need of toiletries – shampoos, soaps, disposable razors and sanitary products – to be distributed to people at the Pathfinder Drop-in Center – all very basic items that many of us take for granted. Pathfinder Needs: Shampoos Soaps Disposable Razors Sanitary Products Lotions Oral Health Products Trial Sizes are ideal! Donations […]

Bridgewell honors Ann Couture from Saugus Kmart with inaugural Champion Award

Bridgewell is pleased to announce Ann Couture as the first recipient of Bridgewell’s Employment Supports Champion Award. Olwyn, who works at Kmart through Bridgewell’s Employment Supports program, nominated Ann. Pictured above in the group photo, left to right: Bridgewell Career Specialist Judd Tomaselli, Day Services Supervisor Victoria Jasper, Career Specialist Ashley Smallwood, Kmart’s Ann Couture, Bridgewell […]

Bridgewell Residents Attend The Lion King

Individuals from Bridgewell’s specialized autism residences visited the Boston Opera House for an autism friendly performance of The Lion King last month. This performance is a push to create more inclusive and inviting environment for individuals with autism to enjoy live theater.  They all had a great time!

CARF and DDS Licensing Success

Bridgewell is proud to announce we have been awarded a Three-Year CARF Accreditation. This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows the organization’s substantial conformance to the CARF standards. An organization receiving a Three-Year Accreditation has put itself through a rigorous peer review process. It […]

Executive Office of Health and Human Services Secretary John Polanowicz tours Bridgewell

In October 2014, Executive Office of Health and Human Services Secretary John Polanowicz toured Bridgewell’s Rosewood I and II Day Habilitation programs to learn more about the unique services offered to young adults with autism transitioning into adult services. Secretary Polanowicz oversees 15 state agencies in his role including Department of Developmental Services, which funds […]

Gala Honorees Tour Bridgewell’s Programs

This summer, WCVB-TV Channel Five’s President and General Manager Bill Fine, this year’s 2014 Excellence in Service Award recipient, toured Bridgewell’s Boston Street Day Habilitation Center. He met several individuals, learned about the programming and shook a lot of hands. Pictured: Bill poses with Michael for a photo during his tour. This award is presented […]

Maple Street Day Habilitation Center Open House

This week, Bridgewell held an open house at our new day habilitation center in Stoneham! Bridgewell employees, board members, friends, families, neighbors and public figures toured the new facility and learned more about the program. The new Maple Street Day Habilitation Center replaced the Melrose and Medford day habilitation centers, and now serves more than […]

Support Bridgewell through Amazon Smile!

Use the link below to support Bridgewell when shopping at Amazon!  For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to Bridgewell when using the link below. Bridgewell, Inc. The AmazonSmile Foundation is a 501(c)(3) private foundation created by Amazon to administer the AmazonSmile program. All donation amounts generated […]

Bridgewell Residents Enjoy New Swing

Residents of Bridgewell’s home on Mudnock Road in Salisbury enjoy a new swing in memory of their former housemate, Jeanine. When Jeanine passed away in April, her family and friends made several donations to purchase something meaningful to her housemates. Special thank you to: Judy and Tom Teehan The Welch Family Frank O’Beri

Great Opportunities to Work at Bridgewell!

Bridgewell is expanding its autism support services. We are opening new residences in July, August and September! Join our growing organization and become part of our new autism services as a Behavior Support Professional, Program Director or Assistant Program Director. Requirements: Minimum of a high school diploma or GED with A.A. or BA preferred in […]