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Thank you for being part of the Bridgewell community.

Because of your support, Bridgewell helps over 6,250 people live safe, self-directed and productive lives. This time of year is filled with gratitude and we are so thankful that you are part of the Bridgewell community.  Thank you.

2017 Holiday Giving Tree

This year, Bridgewell staff created a Holiday Giving Tree for people in need in our services. Over 115 hand-made ornaments with gift requests were decorated by Bridgewell’s Boston Street Center. Thank you to all who made this possible – there were many elves involved at many levels so thank you!

Greater Lowell Community Foundation Visits Bridgewell

On November 8 , Jay Linnehan, Executive Director of the Greater Lowell Community Foundation, visited Bridgewell’s Lowell Adult Day Treatment program and Bridgewell Counseling Services – Lowell.   Mr. Linnehan was joined by Andrew Stephens, Clinical Director and Renee Heusser, Assistant Clinical Director. Bridgewell provides behavioral health services to more than 2,100 people in this location […]

Theodore Edson Parker Foundation Supports Bridgewell

On November 3, Luis Pedroso, trustee of the Theodore Edson Parker Foundation, visited Bridgewell’s Lowell Adult Day Treatment program and Bridgewell Counseling Services – Lowell.  The Foundation generously funded $40,600 toward the renovations of the building where the clinics are located.   Bridgewell provides behavioral health services to more than 2,100 people in this location. Through […]

Halloween at Dearborn

With the Boston Street Day Habilitation Center temporarily located at Bridgewell’s Headquarters in Peabody, staff decided to have some Halloween fun including a pumpkin and office decorating contest and a dance party! Departments across the organization participated and Bridgewell’s Finance Department took first place by converting a conference room into a haunted house. All entries […]

Program Director Sarah LePoer Receives Gunnar Dybwad Supporter Award

On Saturday October 14 at the MA Advocates Standing Strong Annual Conference held in Marlboro, Sarah LePoer was awarded the Gunnar Dybwad Supporter Award for the Northeast Region.  The Gunnar Dybwad Supporter Award is presented to a support staff who assists self-advocates in all aspects of the self-advocacy movement.  The supporter is a mentor, an […]

267 Bridgewell Folks Visit Topsfield Fair!

Thank you Topsfield Fair! Bridgewell had a record number of day program individuals and staff, totaling 267, very happy visitors to this year’s Topsfield Fair from September 29 to October 9. Mother Nature provided 5 days of sunshine and warm weather for our folks. We are indeed grateful to the Fair for their continuous support […]

Rosewood Day Services Information Session

Looking for a day program for a young adult with autism? Join us to learn more about this new Rosewood Day Services program. What: Bridgewell has opened a new Rosewood Day Services Program in Billerica for people living in Central Middlesex, Merrimack Valley and Lowell regions. Learn more about the high-quality programming including technology, physical […]

Special Olympics Fall Classic

Last month, the Special Olympics Fall Classic was hosted by the Hogan Regional Center and Special Olympics Massachusetts.  This year’s event was attended by approximately 250 individuals from Hogan, Bridgewell, and Class, Inc. The Special Olympics Fall Classic provides an opportunity for individuals with intellectual disabilities and physical disabilities to engage in a day of […]

Family Support Center – A Disability in the Family? “Accessing Health Services” 

Join us for coffee and questions with Lisa Morrow, Esq. and Ashley Jones-Pierce, Esq. of HealthLawAdvocates. Wednesday,  11/1/17 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM 66 Silsbee Street, Lynn, MA 01901  HealthLawAdvocates will present 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM and  Bridgewell’s Family Support Center will host an open house after the presentation from 12:00 PM to 3:00 […]