Art Therapy at Great Art Studio in Lynn

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

For the past few months, a small group of women from Bridgewell’s Women’s Program, Johnson Street, have been working with local artist Mary Flannery at her art studio, Great Art Studio for art therapy sessions. Through expressing themselves with art, the women hosted a small private art show on September 29 and plan to develop this into a larger recovery...

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Advocacy Alert: American Rescue Plan Act Funds

Thursday, September 30, 2021

We need your help – strength in numbers. Last week, Collaborative members presented testimony to the committee on our three-pronged funding proposal for American Rescue Plan Act funds, which includes: $174 million per year over five years for funding to support recruitment/retention initiatives in the human services workforce $27 million over five years for a student loan repayment program; and...

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Recovery is an Art in Lynn

Thursday, September 30, 2021

LYNN — The Great Art Studio (GAS) in Central Square has been working with five women from Bridgewell’s Johnson Street residential treatment program to incorporate art into their recovery from substance use disorders.

GAS has been working with the women since August to create a body of work called the “Bundle of Hope,” which includes written and painted reminders of why they are working to overcome addiction.

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Day of Giving Grows at Peabody Farm

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

PEABODY ― Bridgewell and Newhall Fields Community Farms are partnering together for a “Day of Giving” on Tuesday, Oct. 5.
The theme of the event is “Give back. Give time. Give a gift.” A team of approximately 40 Bridgewell staff members, volunteers, and clients, along with about a dozen farm volunteers, will be on hand to help to not only spread their organizations’ missions, but to dig and get their hands dirty, helping to harvest some of the many varieties of organic produce grown on the farm.

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Recap: Flutie Foundation’s 5K for Autism: Dougie’s Epic Adventure

Thursday, September 23, 2021

In September, over 40 people ran or walked for Bridgewell’s team at the Flutie Foundation’s 5K for Autism: Dougie’s Epic Adventure at Belkin Family Lookout Farm in Natick. Ten members of the team participated virtually with the Flutie 5K Your Way option. Over $4,200 was raised by the team and directly goes to Bridgewell’s autism programs. The Flutie Foundation has...

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Bridgewell Welcomes Jennifer Burzyk as Nurse Practitioner

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Bridgewell Welcomes Jennifer Burzyk as Nurse Practitioner PEABODY, Mass, September 22 – Bridgewell, a local nonprofit providing social and human services empowering people with disabilities and other life challenges to live safe, self-directed and productive lives, today announced the appointment of Jennifer Burzyk, APRN as Nurse Practitioner for Bridgewell Counseling Services in Lowell, MA. As a family nurse practitioner and a...

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Turning 22 Intensive Individual Supports Program

Thursday, August 5, 2021

At Bridgewell, our team delivers on our mission to inspire hope and empower people experiencing life challenges to achieve their fullest potential. One critical area of need for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities is building independent living skills as they graduate, upon turning 22 years old, from residential educational environments. Bridgewell recently launched a pilot program in partnership with...

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Flutie Foundation’s 5K for Autism: Dougie’s Epic Adventure!

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Bridgewell is excited to be a charity partner of the Flutie Foundation’s 5K for Autism: Dougie’s Epic Adventure! We invite you to join Bridgewell’s Team to walk or run and help raise funds for our autism programs. You can sign up to join us and attend the event on September 12th at Lookout Farm in Natick, or you can sign...

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Project-Based Voucher Program (PBV)

Thursday, July 29, 2021

BRIDGEWELL SECTION 8 Mainstream PROJECT-BASED VOUCHER PROGRAM (PBV) August 1, 2021 Bridgewell is soliciting proposals from local property owners with existing multifamily projects to participate in the Section 8 Mainstream Project Based Voucher program.   The project must be designed to assist non-elderly persons with disabilities and their families who were previously homeless and who are currently in permanent supportive housing...

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