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Dementia Capable Care of Adults with ID & Dementia

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 – Thursday, June 30, 2016 University of MA Medical School – Shrewsbury Amphitheatre 333 South St. Shrewsbury, Massachusetts 01545 NTG’s National Model Workshop: Dementia Capable Care of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities & Dementia REGISTRATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP IS BEING OFFERED AT A GREATLY REDUCED PRICE DUE TO THE GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM […]

Join Team Bridgewell!

Career Open House! Lowell/Merrimack Valley Area Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 2pm-5pm Radisson Hotel and Suites 10 Independence Drive Chelmsford, MA 01824 Interview with a manager & learn more about our current human services opportunities. Walk-in candidates with resumes are welcome but appointments are strongly encouraged! RSVP Today! cbaker@bridgewell.org 339-883-2138 Click here to check out open career opportunities.

Happy 70th Birthday, Charlene!

Program Director Lori-ann Giamanco put together an amazing 70th Birthday Party for Charlene, who lives in a Bridgewell residence and attends our Boston Street Day Hab program. No detail was overlooked – from invitations, to centerpieces to picture boards and of course a beautiful cake – it was a great celebration! Held at Prince Pizzeria, […]

All Stars Program at Breed Middle School

The All-­Stars program, funded by the DA’s office through the Lynn Police Department, is a research-­based curriculum geared towards middle school students. Project COPE, an affiliate of Bridgewell, is providing a clinician, focusing on substance use prevention. The program is focused on helping participating students develop leadership skills and avoid self­-destructive behaviors. In April, the All […]

Autism Awareness Month

From lighting our residences blue, participating in parades and other events plus our Conquering the Cliff conference, Autism Awareness Month was busy! Thank you for all your support! To learn more about Bridgewell’s Autism Services, click here. To learn more about Bridgewell’s Conquering the Cliff: Autism’s Journey into Adulthood Conference, click here. Pictured: Residents from […]

2015 Imagine the Possibilities Gala Recap

Thank you, thank you, thank you!  More than 355 people attended this year’s gala, helping to raise just under $400,000 for Bridgewell and its mission, a $59,000 increase over last’s year effort. Click here to view Gala pictures! “We are so excited to have honored Pat and Julie at this year’s gala,” said Bob Stearns, […]

Bridgewell Human Resources Open House

Date: Thursday 4/7/16 Time: 11am – 2pm Location: 471 Broadway, Lynnfield, MA 01940 Do you like to help people? Have you had a US Driver’s license for 1 year? Do you have a High School diploma or GED? If the answer is YES to all three questions, we would love to talk to you. We […]

St. John’s Prep Volunteers: Service with a Smile!

Bridgewell had several volunteers from St. John’s Prep at a few residential programs as part of the Prep’s Service with a Smile volunteer program on Holy Thursday. With their parents, students Dave and Connor provided a much needed spring cleaning and organization at a home in Tewksbury. They organized and emptied the basement of one […]

Safety at Lynnway

The Lynnway Day Habilitation Program’s Safety Committee, which consists of individuals served at the program and staff, advocated for a First Aid and CPR training at one of the monthly meetings. Earlier this month, Staff Developer Sarah Myers provided the training and certified 16 individuals – nearly everyone on the committee and several other interested […]

Night to Shine Recap

The Tim Tebow Foundation sponsored a worldwide prom, “Night to Shine” for people with special needs over Valentine’s Day weekend. The local Night to Shine was hosted by the North Shore Community Baptist Church in Beverly. Click here to see professional photos and a video from the night! Bridgewell had more than 40 individuals in […]