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Celebrating the spirit of Christmas

Thursday, December 5, 2019

BEVERLY — Roughly 24 times a year, they come together on Sunday to talk, share a meal, sing, listen to a short message and enjoy an activity — this past Sunday night it was a brief re-enactment of the Christmas story.

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Bridgewell’s Recuperative Care Center helps the homeless in Lynn

Friday, November 8, 2019

LYNN — Kim M., 44, is beside herself with happiness.

After suffering through eight years of an abusive relationship, and then escaping her ex-boyfriend only to endure long stints of homelessness and health problems, Kim, will finally move into her new home on Nov. 18.

“I feel like it’s unbelievable,” Kim said. “I can’t believe it’s actually going to happen until I walk through that door and (lie) on the bed. I’m so incredibly grateful to Beverly. I’m glad I can call her my friend.”

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Workforce Shortage in Human Services Field

Thursday, June 20, 2019

The United States is in an economic expansion and what economists consider "full employment". That means many people have options and one industry facing workforce shortage is community-based human services agencies. President and CEO of Bridgewell, Chris Tuttle, joins Sue to talk about the issue and provide a prospective remedy for the issue.

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On Autism Pride Day, a way to change lives year-round

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

When Autism Awareness Month comes to an end, so too does much of the focus on autism from the general public. As a society, we’ve made positive strides, but it’s important to remember that the conversations about acceptance, inclusion and support for people with ASD need to happen year-round.

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Important Jobs with Little Pay

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Bridgewell CEO Chris Tuttle says it's simple to see why there's a workforce shortage among direct support professionals in the human services field: low pay for a demanding job.

Then there's the potential to get paid more to do the same thing somewhere else, Tuttle said.

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