Bridgewell Announces Addition of Jessica Almeida to Key Leadership Role

Published: February 15, 2023


Bridgewell Announces Addition of Jessica Almeida to Key Leadership Role
As VP of Day Habilitation and Community Engagement, Jessica Almeida Will Help Further Services Offered at Bridgewell Programs

PEABODY, Mass., February 2023 – Bridgewell, a local nonprofit social and human services organization, announced today that Jessica Almeida has joined the organization as Vice President of Day Habilitation and Community Engagement. The addition of Jessica Almeida strengthens Bridgewell’s leadership and helps boost the services that the organization provides for its communities.

In this role, Almeida will oversee all of Bridgewell’s day habilitation and community engagement programs, including employment and community-based day services programming. This includes Bridgewell’s Family Support Center, recreational programming, and four day habilitation programs. Almeida brings an MBA in Nonprofit Management and 12 years of experience in disability services, including supervision of residential and day programming.Bridgewell’s day programs offer compassionate social interaction and life-skills education for adults facing intellectual challenges in an inclusive and engaging environment. 

“We are very excited to have Jessica Almeida join the Bridgewell team and bring her extensive experience to our programs,” said Bridgewell CEO Chris Tuttle. “Her knowledge and leadership allows us to continue developing programs that improve the lives of people who utilize our services.”

“Bridgewell is an organization that excels at creating active engagement, enriching activities, and curriculum development, and I am looking forward to contributing to this work,” said Jessica Almeida. “My goal is to focus on offering programs that help people gain independence and truly transform their lives by providing services that address a person’s specific needs, schedules, and interests.”

Learn more about Bridgewell’s day programs here


Bridgewell is a nonprofit social and human services organization dedicated to strengthening communities. Headquartered in Peabody, Mass., Bridgewell empowers people with disabilities, and other life challenges to live safe, self-directed, and productive lives. Bridgewell delivers support through community housing, day programs, outpatient treatment, recovery services, education, and employment training. Bridgewell’s staff of more than 1,400 professionals serves approximately 6,300 people and their families. The Commission accredits Bridgewell on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and is fully licensed by the state. For more information, visit

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