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Bridgewell Employment Supports Partners: North Shore Community College

Early this fall, Bridgewell Employment Supports Team visited our employment partners to thank them for creating an inclusive environment to help those with disabilities work in the community. North Shore Community College has been a long time partner of Bridgewell’s Employment Program. Bridgewell program participants from the Boston Street Center in Lynn and from Rosewood […]

Bridgewell Employment Supports Partners Spotlight: Meals on Wheels

Early this fall, Bridgewell Employment Supports Team visited our employment partners to thank them for creating an inclusive environment to help those with disabilities work in the community. At Meals on Wheels our individuals deliver meals to Salem residents who are unable to purchase or prepare their own meals for various reasons. They deliver meals […]

Seasonal Safety

For many of us, the approach of October means several things; foliage, warmer clothes, football, and pumpkin spice…EVERYTHING!  But once upon a time it meant one thing above all others-HALLOWEEN CANDY! Whether you have kids of your own to escort from door to door, costume parties to attend with friends, or simply have to navigate […]

Semi-Annual Safety Audits

A reminder to everyone that the changing of the seasons means it is once again time for the Semi-Annual Safety Audit.  Every Bridgewell program must complete a Safety Audit every March and October.  The Audit form can be found on the Employee Intranet.  Audits must be completed by a designated employee, with another employee present.  […]

Emergency Preparedness Month

This past September was National Emergency Preparedness Month.  Across the nation, local and state emergency management and preparedness agencies, as well as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), drew attention to valuable hints, tips and best practices to keep people safe in the event of an emergency.  On the heels of this nation-wide campaign, Bridgewell […]

Bridgewell Employment Supports: Artists and Entrepreneurs

Late last month, two of Bridgewell’s Employment Supports Individuals Lois and Jacob participated in an art show as part of the Edinburg Center’s 6th Annual Rock into Recovery 5K run/walk and Festival. The event took place at the Waltham Common and featured artists from various backgrounds and with developmental, physical and psychiatric disabilities. With more […]

2015 Greater Lowell Health Alliance Annual Breakfast

Bridgewell’s Pathfinder Drop-In Center staff attended the 2015 Greater Lowell Health Alliance Annual Breakfast on September 25 at the Westford Regency. We proudly displayed a poster to highlight the Pathfinder Outreach Project, funded by Greater Lowell Health Alliance. The Pathfinder Outreach Project connects very difficult-to-reach, homeless adults in Lowell with health care, housing and other essential […]

A Big Thank You to Solimine Funeral Homes!

In celebration of 50 years of service, Solimine Funeral Homes hosted ice cream socials throughout the community. The Solimine Family has been long-time supporters of Bridgewell through donations to our Imagine the Possibilities Gala as well as assisting with funeral arrangements for individuals in our program. We appreciate all you do for Bridgewell and the community! Thank […]

Bridgewell’s Project COPE Opens New Outpatient Clinic in Lynn

Held in conjunction with National Recovery Month, Project COPE, an affiliate of Bridgewell, held an open house on September 14 at our new clinic on 66 Silsbee Street in Lynn. Since 1970, Project COPE has been a leading provider of community-based prevention, education and treatment for individuals and their families struggling with drug and alcohol […]

Boston Street CBDS Program Donates to the Haven fromHunger

Boston Street’s Community-Based Day Supports program reached their summer garden goals – they were able to harvest enough produce to make a sizeable donation to the Haven from Hunger’s Food Pantry. The group donated carrots, tomatoes, onions, Swiss chard and herbs. They spent all summer planting, wedding and watering their garden with the hope of making […]