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Bridgewell Recreation Holiday Brunch

Bridgewell’s Adult Recreation and Education program hosted their annual Holiday Brunch at the Salem Moose Family Center. More than 150 individuals and staff attended with several volunteers serving a delicious breakfast. Music was provided by DJ CC for dancing and a few “Bridgewell Carolers” had folks joining in for a sing-a-long.  The event was capped […]

Meet Latisha

Just two weeks ago, she and Izabella moved into a Bridgewell sober apartment. This is their first holiday season living together and in their new home.

Bridgewell Proud Member of ABH

For over 30 years, the Association for Behavioral Healthcare (ABH) has been the leading advocacy organization in Massachusetts’ mental health and addiction services arena. Fighting for high-quality, community-based care for families and individuals with mental illness, addiction and substance-use disorders, ABH provides leadership and statewide coordination on important public policy, financing, preferred clinical models and […]

Thank you from Bridgewell.

Thank you for being part of the Bridgewell community. Because of your support, Bridgewell is able to serve more than 6,000 people in over 100 programs across Massachusetts. The work we do is very important, and truly life altering and affirming.  If you haven’t had a chance to check out the video produced for our Gala, please […]

How Well Do You Know Bridgewell? 2016 Gala Video

A big thank you to all the staff and individuals who helped make this project possible!  

Legalizing Recreational Marijuana: Think Before You Vote

By Mark S. Kennard, Executive Director of Project COPE Featured in Lynn Daily Item on November 2, 2016. Voters have a critical decision this November on whether to legalize recreational marijuana in Massachusetts.  Even those who advocate for the use of marijuana for medical purposes should carefully consider the full impact of legalizing the sale […]

2016 Gala Information

The 2016 Imagine the Possibilities Gala is just a couple of days away! We know that Friday’s event will be the best one yet. Please share the information below with your guests. A few details to note: Dress is cocktail attire. Be mindful of Friday night traffic, especially since the Seaport District can be heavily congested. The VIP Reception starts […]

Bridgewell’s Adult Education and Recreation: Going Green

Bridgewell’s Adult Education and Recreation program held a “Going Green” series in August and September. At Steve’s Florist & Greenhouse in Lynn, owner Salvy Migliaccio, Jr. showed the group how to plant, feed, water and add TLC to the plants each participant took home. Participants took a tour of the greenhouse, moved summer plants inside […]

DSP Week Celebrations at Boston Street Day Habilitation Center

Program Director Betsy Stockwell and Assistant Program Director Amanda Murray surprised staff during Direct Support Professional Week with little gifts to say thank you and raffles supported by local businesses. Staff was recognized every day of the week with little gestures – donuts, hand sanitizer, life savers, gum and the week ended with a staff […]

Best Wishes in your Retirement, Mandy!

Northeast Regional Director of the Department of Developmental Services Mandy Chalmers will be retiring after a 44 year career with the Department of Developmental Services. Mandy started her career at the Fernald Developmental Center and then worked at the DDS Central Office as Chief of Staff to the Commissioner.  Mandy was DDS’s go-to staff person […]