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Tony is out of this world!

Tony has lived in a Bridgewell residence since 2009. Tony is largely a homebody who enjoys in-house activities and short trips into the local community. Recently, Tony and I went to the movie theater to see “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.” Tony has always been a fan of Star Wars, but this new movie […]

Jackie Om Yoga Supports Bridgewell/Project COPE at Soul City Yoga

The Recovery Movement 1st and 3rd Saturday Monthly 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm Soul City Yoga 271 Western Avenue, Suite 212, Lynn, MA 01904 Pre-register here, but drop-ins welcome. No yoga experience needed! Offered by Jackie Om Yoga and hosted by Soul City Yoga of Lynn, this gentle yoga practice will focus on healing, meditation and love.  This is […]

A Surprise Jersey to Cheer Up Cowboys Fan

Michael, who attends Bridgewell’s Boston Street Day Habilitation Center, was surprised when he received a Dallas Cowboys jersey from his Case Manager Marcello Cugno. His favorite player, too: Tony Romo! Michael has family in Texas and is a huge Cowboys fan.  He has a Cowboys lanyard, lunch box and Romo hat that he wears and […]

Holidays in Recovery

For many of the individuals in our recovery programs, this holiday marks the first in a long time of being sober. The holiday season is an opportunity to reflect and re-connect with loved ones. On Christmas morning, each client in our six-month inpatient residential program for women in recovery received a present from staff to […]

General Hospital’s Biggest Fan

If you’ve ever met Connie, who lives in one of Bridgewell’s residences, you know she’s a big General Hospital fan. This fall, Connie went to a Soap Fantasy event in Boston and met several General Hospital stars! Check out the pictures:  

Jingle Bell Rock!

Through Bridgewell’s Recreation and Adult Education program, over 20 individuals danced to their favorite holiday songs at the annual Jingle Bell Rock dance class hosted by LeAnne Leslie’s School of Theatrical Dance. A favorite holiday tradition! Thank you to LeAnne and her daughter Lauren for your continued lessons and support!

Recreation’s Holiday Events

This month’s Bridgewell’s Adult Recreation and Education program events included cookie decorating, making holiday ornaments and everyone’s favorite game: Jingo Bingo. The group visited one of their favorite spots: Clay Dreaming in Beverly. They each created a ceramic popcorn box, which was then filled with everything you need for a movie night. Very festive classes to bring […]

Annual Winter Warm Clothing Drive

Thanks to a generous anonymous donor, Bridgewell decorated and distributed close to 500 pieces of winter gear to Bridgewell’s programs including our affordable housing and recovery programs as well as other local community organizations, including Lynn Economic Opportunity, Inc. Bridgewell’s Self Advocates volunteered to embellish the new items by pinning on decorated holiday tags.

Bridgewell Employment Supports: Bell Ringing!

Over 20 individuals at Rosewood Drive and Boston Street Employment Supports programs are working as bell ringers for the The Salvation Army’s annual kettle campaign this holiday season. They are ringing bells and singing Christmas carols outside of local grocery stores, including Market Basket and Stop & Shop in Reading. This is a group-supported employment […]

Boston Street Christmas Concert

A tradition continues! Boston Street Center held its sixth annual holiday concert to kick off the season last week. It was a full house with family members, guardians, friends and staff members cheering them on and joining in on the singing. The performance was directed by Debbie Eldred. And thank you to following staff: Donna […]