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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.

June is National Safety Month!

A Message from Bridgewell’s Safety Specialist Hannah Gawrys Here at Bridgewell while we practice safety every month, we also like to celebrate National Safety Awareness Month during the month of June! The Safety Committee is composed of both management and non-management staff that meet monthly to discuss safety concerns at Bridgewell. Those on the Safety […]

Join us for Coffee and Conversations

Family Support Center Upcoming Event This month’s topic is Summer Strategies: Tips for Handling Vacations Wednesday, June 13, 10:30-11:30 Bridgewell’s Family Support Center. 66 Silsbee St, Lynn. Questions or to RSVP: Judith Doherty, jdoherty@bridgewell.org or 339-883-1761.

60 Years, 60 Stories: Bill

Always in search of new classes, Bridgewell’s Recreation program hosted the I AM AN ARTIST Class. The apprentice artists chose what they wanted to paint, and the results were all different, and masterpieces ready for hanging! The class was lead by Assistant Program Director Dan Nadeau, who has a background in art, and his assistant […]

2018 Employee Recognition Night

Bridgewell’s annual tradition continued this year with our Employee Recognition Night. This year, we celebrated employees reaching milestones ranging from 3 to 35 employment anniversaries, adding up to over 1,000 years of service. Close to 400 people attended including employees, Board of Directors and families and friends. Highest Service Award Recipients: 30 Years of Service – Wendy Kent, Director […]


You wouldn’t know it now, but not too long ago Geneva’s depression and anxiety kept her alienated and alone. A few years ago, a head injury also left her susceptible to migraines. She attends Bridgewell’s Lowell Adult Day Treatment program, being with people who understand what she has gone through and learning the skills to […]


After battling addiction, Lina has been sober since August of 2014. She lives in one of Bridgewell’s sober houses, which provides a safe place to live and re-adjust to life in recovery. With the resources and support she received through Bridgewell, she was able to go back to school and complete her bachelor’s degree from […]


Anthony has lived in a Bridgewell residence for over nine years. When he first moved in, he was overweight, unhealthy and preferred to stay home – isolated from his community. Since moving in, his life has completely changed. Eating healthy and focusing on wellness, he’s lost weight and has been able to control his blood […]

Bridgewell's New COO: Chris Tuttle

Chris Tuttle, Chief Operating Officer Mr. Tuttle is responsible for the overall administration of programs and defined administrative services within Bridgewell. As part of this role, he oversees and provides strategic direction for operational activities in support of regulations, policies, goals and objectives, including maintaining the exceptional quality of Bridgewell’s services. Mr. Tuttle is actively […]