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Bridgewell Honors the Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Bridgewell is celebrating the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, or ADA, a guiding force behind its services in offering equal opportunities for people with disabilities. Signed July 26, 1990, by President George H.W. Bush, the ADA is a civil rights law prohibiting discrimination against individuals with disabilities in different areas of public life, including employment. This...

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Employment in Moving to Peabody!

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

In a few weeks, Bridgewell’s Kelly J. Martin Employment Support program will be moving to our headquarters at 10 Dearborn Road in Peabody. Bridgewell’s Employment program operates out of three different location sites, and serves close to 100 people. Approximately 50 participants will be working out of the new site in Peabody. The Bridgewell headquarters will be a truly inclusive...

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2021 Beacon of Hope: Beverly Clarke

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Congratulations to Beverly Clarke, who recently retired from Bridgewell as our VP of Housing and Recovery Services, for being awarded the 2021 Lynn Continuum of Care Beacon of Hope Award. This award recognizes those who go above and beyond to make a difference in the lives of others, demonstrate dignity and respect, and represent a true sense of community. Thank...

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2019 Employee Recognition Night

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

This past month at Bridgewell’s annual Employee Recognition Night we celebrated employees reaching milestones ranging from 3 to 35 employment anniversaries, adding up to over 1,000 years of service. More than 250 people attended the dinner at Teresa’s at Thomson Country Club including employees, Board of Directors and families and friends. Highest Service Award Recipients: 35 Years of Service Judith...

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Bridgewell Summer Interns 2018

Thursday, July 26, 2018

This summer, Bridgewell has 12 interns through Urban Youth Collaborative Program and 5 through North Shore Workforce Investment Board’s F1rstJobs program. Urban Youth Collaborative Program (UYCP) is sponsored by the Department of Developmental Services that introduces young adults into the Health & Human Services field. F1rstJobs is the North Shore Workforce Investment Board Summer Jobs initiative, which began in 2005,...

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September 10-16 is Direct Support Professional Recognition Week!

Thursday, September 14, 2017

To all of Bridgewell’s Direct Support Professionals: You make it possible every day for the people in our care to live their fullest life. You keep them safe, make them happy and help them achieve their goals and live their lives the way they choose. You are selfless in the ways you go above and beyond to provide the highest...

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Transportation Employment Open House

Thursday, August 24, 2017

DRIVERS and MONITORS WANTED Wednesday, August 30, 2017 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM 10 Dearborn Road, Peabody, MA 01960 Do you like to help people? Do you have a high school diploma or GED? If the answer is YES to both questions, we would love to talk to you. If you are interested in attending our Transportation Open House, please...

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Urban Youth Collaborative Program Interns 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

This summer, Bridgewell has 30 interns from administration to programming. Of the 30 internships, 13 positions are funded through the Department of Developmental Services’ Urban Youth Collaborative Program, which provides opportunities for students and recent graduates to learn about the field of disabilities. Through internships in day programs, residences and related administrative functions at Bridgewell in facilities north of Boston, students...

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Supervisory Skills Certification – 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017

This year, Bridgewell celebrates its 20th Anniversary of Supervisory Skills Certification course. “Sups Skills” started in 1997, Assistant Director of Training Gary LaPierre created the curriculum, modifying it throughout the past two decades to meet the needs of the organization. The curriculum focuses on different areas of leadership and management. It prepares Bridgewell employees in a stylistic way for a leadership...

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Bridgewell Career Specialists Share Success

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Bridgewell Career Specialists Ashley Smallwood and Marc Jamieson presented at two recent conferences. Photo courtesy of Quinn Barbour/Institute for Community Inclusion. Last November, Ashley and Marc presented their workshop “Career Planning and Assessment as a Foundation for Job Development” at the Building on Success: Expanding Employment Opportunities conference hosted by the Department of Developmental Services, in partnership with the Institute...

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Charlotte Celebrates 50 Years at Bridgewell

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Charlotte Alimenti has worked at Bridgewell for 50 years! Congratulations, Charlotte! Charlotte began her career in 1967, when Bridgewell was a much smaller organization. Charlotte took on everything from reception to bookkeeping to fundraising. She wrote agency newsletters and brochures and chaperoned individuals on vacations. She was integral to starting Camp Pinecrest and the Recreation Program—which she still oversees today. Now...

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Bridgewell Employment Supports Volunteers at The Open Door

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Bridgewell’s Employment Supports team has been volunteering at The Open Door food pantry in Gloucester. The team sorts food donations into categories and box them up for storage. The pantry recently collected 30,000 pounds of food, so the Bridgewell group helped sort, organize and check expiration dates. Pictured: The team poses with Gloucester Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken. It’s a new volunteer...

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Join Team Bridgewell!

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Career Open House! Lowell/Merrimack Valley Area Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 2pm-5pm Radisson Hotel and Suites 10 Independence Drive Chelmsford, MA 01824 Interview with a manager & learn more about our current human services opportunities. Walk-in candidates with resumes are welcome but appointments are strongly encouraged! RSVP Today! cbaker@bridgewell.org 339-883-2138 Click here to check out open career opportunities.

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Bridgewell Human Resources Open House

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Date: Thursday 4/7/16 Time: 11am – 2pm Location: 471 Broadway, Lynnfield, MA 01940 Do you like to help people? Have you had a US Driver’s license for 1 year? Do you have a High School diploma or GED? If the answer is YES to all three questions, we would love to talk to you. We have a variety of part...

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Career Opportunity: New Family Support Program in Lynn

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Bridgewell’s new community based family support program is looking for a director and case manager! We are looking for candidates with experience in autism related support, bilingual (Spanish or Khmer) as well as experience providing family support services. Open Opportunities: Program Director, Community Support Family Services Case Manager, Community Support Family Services About the Program: Bridgewell will be opening a Family...

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