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Fall 2022 NewsletterRead more
A Day in the Life: Rapid Re-housing
When I first sit down to my desk, I check my email, especially for any reports or messages from Case Managers that have come in overnight. I oversee several Case Managers who work day-to-day with youth, helping to fnd housing, assisting with rent payment, and serving as the touch point to Bridge and the rest of our services. This is how I keep up-to-date with what’s going on.Read more
What is Suicide Prevention?
Bridge President and CEO Elisabeth Jackson and Founder and Executive Director of DeeDee’s Cry Toy Burton discussed suicide prevention, mental health, and the importance of community support.Read more
Fiscal Year 2021 Annual ReportRead more
Golf Tournament Fundraises for Charity
This past weekend, LIV Golf hosted its LIV Golf Invitational Boston in Bolton, Massachusetts, where players raised funds for nine charities, including Bridge. The full list included: Bolton Conservation Trust to fund trail maintenance, environmental and educational programs, and support land stewardship in the town of Bolton. Coaching4Change to provide low-income students critical mentorship services, empowering youth with life skills that unlock success.Read more
Bridge Over Troubled Waters Welcomes Kevin Simon, MD, to Board of Directors
Bridge Over Troubled Waters (Bridge) is proud to announce the admission of Dr. Kevin M. Simon, to our Board of Directors. Dr. Simon is the inaugural Chief Behavioral Health Ofcer for the City of Boston (Boston Public Health Commission). In this role, Dr. Simon will guide a public health strategy to support Bostonians’ growing mental and behavioral health needs through the Boston Public Health Commission.Read more
Bridge Celebrates 2022 Graduation — In-Person at Last!
Bridge Over Troubled Waters (Bridge) is proud to announce the graduation of 24 of our youth from various courses of study, including the state HiSET program, vocational certification programs, and associate’s and bachelor’s degree programs from public and private universities. To honor their achievements, on June 30, students participated in a special procession from our 47 West St offices to Suffolk Law School, where we held our formal graduation ceremony in person for the first time since 2019.Read more
Mental Health and Youth: How Bridge is supporting vulnerable youth
Learn more about how Bridge is responding to the youth mental health crisis and supporting youth with comprehensive behavioral health support, as well as ways that you can help.Read more
Bridge Over Troubled Waters Welcomes Jill Greenthal and Jeffrey Halis to Board of Directors
Bridge announces two new members of its Board of Directors, Jill Greenthal and Jeffrey Halis.Read more
2022 YOUth Count Survey: Fill out if you are under age 25!
The Massachusetts Youth Count surveys young people under the age of 25 from all across the Commonwealth who are experiencing homelessness and housing instability.Read more
Bridge Over Troubled Waters Announces $250,000 Grant from Bank of America
This recent grant from Bank of America will increase the capacity and deepen the scope of Bridge’s programming for homeless, runaway and at-risk youth.Read more
Celebrating Bridge’s Black Leaders
In celebration of #BlackHistoryMonth, we are kicking off a special series for spring 2022 to recognize some of the exceptional leaders in our Bridge community.Read more