Bridgewell

Bridges to Family Success

“This grant supports the startup of the Bridges to Family Success program, which will offer intensive care coordination, parent training, and community education events to young people with autism or intellectual disabilities and their families. The program will focus on families in and around Lynn who are socially and/or linguistically isolated. Working in collaboration with Children’s Friend and Family Service, Bridgewell hopes that Bridges to Family Success will help begin to break down the barriers between mental health and developmental disabilities service silos.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Lynnfield, MA
AMOUNT: $189,728 over Three Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2016

The phrases "Join the Conversation" and "Let's Talk Stigma" on either side of a microphone.


Join the Conversation: An Anti-Stigma Campaign

Back in the fall of 2015, a coalition of Erie County-based behavioral health providers, agencies, and funders began to take shape. The group, coming together as the Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition, dedicated itself to addressing the negative perceptions that so many continue to have about mental health challenges and people who deal with these challenges. … Continued