Girls laughingBridge offers a comprehensive range of services for youth ages 14 to 24 in a positive and safe environment.

Your first step to receiving the free and confidential services at Bridge is to come in and complete the intake process. You will meet with a counselor to learn about the services that Bridge offers and discuss which ones may be right for you. Whether you are homeless, interested in getting your GED, or just need someone to talk to, the intake counselor will refer you to the services that will help you the most.

Intake Hours and Location

Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

47 West Street, Boston


Bridge Services

Get help for substance abuse, family and peer relationships, survival needs, and other crisis intervention services. Bridge counselors are here to support you and listen to you.

West Street Residence 
The West Street Residence provides homeless young adults ages 18 to 24 with shelter, food, clothing, meals, and safety, along with access to a wide range of support and services.

High School Equivalency and Career Development
This free program helps students who have not completed high school earn their high-school equivalency diploma.

Single Parent House
The Single Parent House provides housing, life-skills training, and support to homeless pregnant or parenting girls ages 18 to 21 and their children.

Medical and Dental Care at Bridge
Bridge provides weekly dental clinics, medical clinics, and HIV/STD testing and counseling to youth ages 14 to 24.

Mobile Medical Van
The Bridge Mobile Medical Van can be found at Park Street and Harvard Square every weekday evening. Volunteer medical staff offer basic first aid, referrals, and health advice.

Runaway Services
Bridge provides support and services to runaway youth and their families and is the primary responder for calls to the National Runaway Switchboard for the Boston area.

Transitional Day Program
Bridge can help you with basic survival services such as food, health care, and a safe place to go to get off the streets. Visit the second floor of the Bridge building for a free breakfast or lunch. You can shower, use the lockers, do your laundry, attend a workshop, and find someone to talk to.

Transitional Living Program
Bridge’s Transitional Living Program provides housing, life-skills training, and support to homeless youth ages 18 to 21.

Warming Center
The Warming Center is open every night, including week-ends, during the coldest months of the year, to provide emergency overnight shelter and other services for youth in need, as an alternative to the adult homeless shelter system.

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