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9-25-2018 Press Release

October 10, 2018

Bridgewell Receives $25,000 Naming Gift from the Kayem Foundation Funds will be used to refurbish the sensory room at Bridgewell’s Boston Street Day Habilitation Center PEABODY, Mass. – (September 2018) – Bridgewell, a nonprofit providing social and human services that empower people with disabilities and other life challenges to live safe, self-directed and productive lives, today announced it received a...

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8-22-18 Press Release

August 21, 2018

Bridgewell Mourns Loss of CEO Kelly J. Martin Peabody, Mass. – August 20, 2018 – It is with great sadness that Bridgewell announces the death of its president and CEO Kelly J. Martin. Ms. Martin passed away peacefully on August 18. “Bridgewell has lost a true visionary and leader, and the community has lost an amazing person,” said Robin Sutherland,...

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Press Release – 3-1-2018

August 15, 2018

Bridgewell Celebrates 60th Anniversary as Community Leader Massachusetts-based nonprofit sets the standard for social and human services in New England   Peabody, Mass. – Bridgewell, a nonprofit that provides social and human services that empower people with disabilities and other life challenges to live safe, self-directed and productive lives, kicked off an important milestone in January: its 60th anniversary. For...

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8-14-2018 Press Release

August 15, 2018

Bridgewell Receives Grant from The Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism Peabody, Mass. –  Bridgewell, a nonprofit providing social and human services that empower people with disabilities and other life challenges to live safe, self-directed and productive lives, is pleased to announce that it has received a $4,488 grant from the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism’s Allison Keller Education Technology Program. The...

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7-25-2018 Press Release

July 25, 2018

Bridgewell Announces Addition of Two New Nurse Prescribers Peabody, Mass. – July 25, 2018 – Bridgewell, a nonprofit providing social and human services that empower people with disabilities and other life challenges to live safe, self-directed and productive lives, today announced the addition of two nurse prescribers to its team of clinicians. Carine Luxama, PMHNP-BC and Karin O’Brien, APRN, will enhance...

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9-22-2017 Press Release

September 27, 2017

 Bridgewell Presents Building Bridges: Autism Journey into Adulthood Day-long conference to be held at Sheraton Framingham on Friday, September 22 Peabody, Mass. – September 22, 2017 – Bridgewell, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Peabody dedicated to supporting and helping individuals with intellectual, developmental and psychiatric disabilities and other life challenges, will host Building Bridges: Autism Journey into Adulthood, a day-long...

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Press Release – 9-11-2017

September 11, 2017

Bridgewell Names Kelly J. Martin Chief Executive Officer Peabody, Mass. – September 11, 2017 – Bridgewell, a Peabody-based nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and helping individuals with intellectual, developmental and psychiatric disabilities and other life challenges today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Kelly J. Martin as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Martin had been serving as Bridgewell’s...

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Press Release 9-6-2017

September 6, 2017

Bridgewell Opens Doors of Billerica Program for Young Adults with Autism Rosewood Day Services provides technology, physical fitness, community integration, functional academics and volunteer opportunities   Peabody, Mass. – September 6, 2017 – In response to increasing demand around opportunities for young autistic adults who have aged out of public school services beginning at age 22 to learn, grow and...

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Press Release – 3-30-2017

March 30, 2017

Bridgewell Earns Three-Year CARF Accreditation  Distinguished Accreditation Is the Highest Level of Certification That Can Be Given to An Organization; Functional Assessment Tool for Aging Cited as Potential National Model Lynnfield, Mass. – March 30, 2017 –Bridgewell, a Lynnfield based nonprofit dedicated to supporting and helping individuals with intellectual, developmental and psychiatric disabilities and other life challenges, has once again...

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Press Release – 3-22-2017

March 28, 2017

Bridgewell Appoints Erin Kennedy as Nurse Prescriber Position to Help Ease High Demand for Pediatric Psychiatric Providers Lynnfield, Mass. – March 22, 2017 – Bridgewell, a Lynnfield based nonprofit dedicated to supporting and helping individuals with intellectual, developmental and psychiatric disabilities and other life challenges, is pleased to announce the appointment of Erin Kennedy as a nurse prescriber in its...

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3.16.17 – Press Release

March 16, 2017

Bridgewell Honors Gordon College’s Tyler Blake with Champion Award Award recognizes outstanding partners who help individuals with disabilities feel valued and appreciated as members of the workforce Wenham, Mass. – March 16, 2017 – Bridgewell, a Lynnfield based nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and helping individuals with intellectual, developmental and psychiatric disabilities and other life challenges, has awarded Tyler Blake...

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2.15.17 – Press Release

March 16, 2017

Bridgewell Uses MassDevelopment Bond to Renovate New Headquarters in Peabody MassDevelopment has issued a $25,505,000 tax-exempt bond on behalf of Bridgewell Inc., a Lynnfield service organization that provides support to adults with intellectual, developmental and psychiatric disabilities and other life challenges. The organization is using a portion of bond proceeds to renovate a building at 10 Dearborn Road in Peabody...

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3.7.2017 – Press Release

March 8, 2017

Bridgewell Receives $189,728 for Autism, Intellectual and Developmental Support Services from The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation Grant Will Fund the New “Bridges to Family Success” Program Lynnfield, Mass. – March 07, 2017 – Bridgewell, a Lynnfield based nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and helping individuals with intellectual, developmental and psychiatric disabilities and other life challenges, has received a three-year,...

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