The Bridge of Central Massachusetts provides compassionate, evidence-based human services for those with mental health challenges, developmental and intellectual disabilities, autism, acquired brain injury, substance use disorders, homelessness and other complex challenges.
PHILOSOPHY AND CAPABILITIES
The Bridge believes is providing the best possible care and services in a manner that places the individual at the center, while addressing complex needs, and providing skills, treatment and tools to help individuals achieve their goals.
We provide strong supervision for staff and have a commitment to rigor in implementing programs and services which are evidence-based and culturally-responsive. The Bridge is also committed to measuring and evaluating our services to be sure we are providing the best possible care and achieving desired outcomes.
WHO WE SERVE
The Bridge provides services and supports for individuals with complex behavioral health needs, intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain injury, autism, homelessness, substance use disorders and other complex challenges.
We provide services for children and families, transition-age youth and adults.
The Bridge seeks to serve in a wholistic way -- providing treatment, connections to healthcare providers, care coordination and care management, medication adherence and support, health promotion and community navigation and assistance with such social determinants of health as housing, employment, access to nutrition, transportation and others.
The Bridge also provides training for human service and clinical professionals through The Bridge Training Institute, psychological first aid for traumatic events through The Bridge Trauma Response Service, and support for LGBTQ youth through the Safe Homes program.
The Bridge is proud to support and to partner with community organizations such as The United Way.