Bridge is Boston’s foremost agency providing life-changing services for homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth.

If you are between the ages of 14-24 and you need help, call

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We Can Help

For youth who need help, Bridge can provide more than just shelter and a warm meal. Bridge helps youth find pathways to education, mental health counseling, career development, transitional living solutions, community support, and more.

If you are a young person in Boston who needs support, contact Bridge to schedule a meeting with an intake counselor or stop in at our Downtown Boston location Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


Elisabeth Jackson delivers TEDxBoston talk

Bridge President & CEO Elisabeth Jackson delivered a powerful TEDxBoston speech on youth homelessness.


Bridge featured in The Boston Globe

Bridge was featured in The Boston Globe in a story on the surge of youth experiencing homelessness during the winter months.


Corporate Volunteer Opportunities

Learn how you and your company can make a difference by partnering with Bridge.


Programs & Services

From moments of crisis, to a self-sufficient and thriving young adulthood, Bridge offers a range of services for youth ages 14 to 24 in a positive and safe environment.


Career & Job Opportunities

Join our team and help vulnerable youth walk the path to safety and a bright future.


How to Donate

The needs of the community Bridge serves are comprehensive, long-term, and growing – and half measures will not lead to successful outcomes. Bridge depends on the generous donations of individuals and organizations large and small. Please help!

About Us

Bridge: The Whole Way

From over 50 years of experience, Bridge has developed the capabilities and built the infrastructure needed to address the vulnerable youth community of Greater Boston.

Watch our video to learn more!


Bridge Over Troubled Waters Welcomes Madeleine Smith to Board of Directors

Bridge Over Troubled Waters is proud to announce the addition of Madeleine Smith to the Board of Directors.

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GBH News: “MGH distributes $18M to support affordable housing in Greater Boston”

GBH News quoted Bridge President & CEO Elisabeth Jackson in an article detailing the recent $18M awarded by Mass General Hospital to 22 local organizations to support affordable housing throughout Greater Boston.

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Massachusetts General Hospital Grants Bridge $700,000 as Part of Affordable Housing Funding Project

Bridge granted $700,000 by Massachusetts General Hospital for affordable housing project.

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If you are between the ages of 14-24 and looking for help, call 617 423 9575