Employment Supports Program Bridgewell

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Contact Information

Contact: Ashley Smallwood, Director
Email Address: asmallwood@bridgewell.org
Phone: 781-593-1088

162 Boston Street Lynn, MA 01904
Area Served: Northeast

Map Location Employment Supports Program


The Employment Support program at Bridgewell’s Boston Street Center (BSC) offers work services for adults ages 18 to retirement who have developmental disabilities. Participants may have other disabilities such as visual and/ or hearing impairments, physical limitations and medical or behavioral challenges. BSC provides job development, placement and job coaching services. Each individual is assessed and a career plan is developed based on abilities and interests.

Participants have varying desires and abilities and as such there are opportunities for onsite work, work in community placements within a small workgroup and individual employment placements.  Staff provides support with all aspects of job readiness including proper hygiene, workplace expectations, training and skill development, resume development, interview techniques, job search, and on-the-job training. Employment specialists are available to assist in ensuring a successful employment result and will return to provide coaching as needed. BSC has a unique blend of staff that provide career planning, support plans, and therapeutic expertise which can assist in adapting work skills for each individual’s needs. Day Habilitation Services are also available at this site for those individuals who need these services as an enhancement to their vocational supports.

For more information on employment at Boston Street Center, call 339-883-1700.


Accessible Parking, Accessible Restrooms, Wheelchair Ramps Bridgewell 19 – 22, 23 – 59, 60 + Lynn Ashley Smallwood asmallwood@bridgewell.org 781-593-1088 1577 Employment Supports Program Jobs, Personal Care, Vocational 3) Northeast Community Based Day Program, Congregate Housing, Cooperative Apartments, Day Activity, Door to Door-Lift, Door to Door-Nonlift, Group Homes, Job Placement, Job Seeking, Job Skills, Job Support, Shelters - Homeless, Socialization Activities 162 Boston Street Director http://www.bridgewell.org/what-we-do/employment-training-education/boston-street-center/ 01904 Personal Funds Dual Diagnosis - ID/MI, Intellectual Disabilities Local Area Director TOPSFIELD, DANVERS, BEVERLY, WENHAM, PEABODY, SALEM, LYNNFIELD, LYNN, SAUGUS, WAKEFIELD, STONEHAM, MELROSE

Service Types

  • Community Based Day Program
  • Congregate Housing
  • Cooperative Apartments
  • Day Activity
  • Door to Door-Lift
  • Door to Door-Nonlift
  • Group Homes
  • Job Placement
  • Job Seeking
  • Job Skills
  • Job Support
  • Shelters - Homeless
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Jobs
  • Personal Care
  • Vocational

Populations Served

  • Intellectual Disabilities

Ages Served

  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: CARF
  • Fees: Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: DDS