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Sober House Renovations Update

In September, Bridgewell invited the funders to tour one of our three Sober Houses to show the impact their funding had with providing women who leave treatment with a sober, supportive and safe transitional housing environment to continue their road of recovery. Funding from Mass Housing (CCRI), the Gerondelis Foundation and the Lynn Housing Authority […]

Now Open - Rosewood Day Services Program in Billerica!

Responding to the demand for more Bridgewell specialized day programs for younger adults with autism, Bridgewell has opened Rosewood Day Services Program for people living in Central Middlesex, Merrimack Valley and Lowell regions. High-quality programming includes: Technology Physical fitness Community integration Functional academics Career exploration to employment through volunteerism And much more! To request a […]

Building Bridges: Autism Journey into Adulthood

On Friday, September 22, Bridgewell hosted the Building Bridges: Autism Journey into Adulthood conference in Framingham, Massachusetts. As a leading organization supporting families of young autistic adults, this is the second conference hosted by Bridgewell focusing on the transition at age 22 from the educational system to adult autism services. The conference brought together over 400 […]

9-22-2017 Press Release

 Bridgewell Presents Building Bridges: Autism Journey into Adulthood Day-long conference to be held at Sheraton Framingham on Friday, September 22 Peabody, Mass. – September 22, 2017 – Bridgewell, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Peabody dedicated to supporting and helping individuals with intellectual, developmental and psychiatric disabilities and other life challenges, will host Building Bridges: Autism […]

September 10-16 is Direct Support Professional Recognition Week!

To all of Bridgewell’s Direct Support Professionals: You make it possible every day for the people in our care to live their fullest life. You keep them safe, make them happy and help them achieve their goals and live their lives the way they choose. You are selfless in the ways you go above and […]

September is National Recovery Month

National Recovery Month increases awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and encourages individuals in need of treatment and recovery services to seek help. Recovery Month celebrates people in long-term recovery and recognizes the dedicated workers who provide the prevention, treatment, and recovery support services. Data Visualization Sheets Recovery Month Flyer This year’s […]

AANE Support Group for Parents* of Adults with Asperger’s or a Related Profile

This new AANE group hosted by the Bridgewell Family Support Center is designed for parents of adult children who have completed high school and are between the ages of 19 and 32, and is ideal for parents to build an ongoing connection with a community of other parents. Moderated by Gail Kastorf, M.Ed. Ms. Kastorf […]

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Press Release – 9-11-2017

Bridgewell Names Kelly J. Martin Chief Executive Officer Peabody, Mass. – September 11, 2017 – Bridgewell, a Peabody-based nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and helping individuals with intellectual, developmental and psychiatric disabilities and other life challenges today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Kelly J. Martin as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Martin […]

Message from Bridgewell’s Board Chair

Dear Friends, I am delighted to inform you that the Board of Directors has enthusiastically voted to appoint Kelly J. Martin Chief Executive Officer of Bridgewell. Kelly has demonstrated over the last several months, along with her longstanding tenure, the qualities, skills and competencies needed to be successful as Bridgewell’s President and CEO. Kelly’s more […]