Bridge expands Safe Place network and adds two more Safe Place Sites

Bridge expands Safe Place network and adds two more Safe Place Sites

More Than Words becomes newest partner in Bridge’s Safe Place network

Bridge is a lead agency for National Safe Place Network, having established its own network of Safe Place sites. Our Adolescent Runaway Counselor, Jade, trains and manages a network of seventeen Safe Place sites, now including More Than Words - Boston and More Than Words - Waltham. A Safe Place is a site where underage youth can go if they urgently need help and safety. Depending on each individual’s circumstances, MTW staff can connect each one with Bridge for further support.

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Graduation 2019: Amina shares her story

Graduation 2019: Amina shares her story

“A friend suggested that I call Bridge. So I called and was able to be set up with the Education Department and start school here at Bridge.

I always knew I was smart enough, and knowing that, I kept trying. The problem was not me as a person, but the way the classes were taught at school. But Bridge has helped me and it’s been amazing. I’ve been able to find progress.”

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Meet Ben, running the 2019 Falmouth Road Race for Bridge!

Meet Ben, running the 2019 Falmouth Road Race for Bridge!

I wanted to run for Bridge because I believe in the agency and its mission.

Bridge is vital to the health and wellness of homeless youth in Boston. We are the only agency that does what we do. I work as an outreach worker at Bridge, where I spend my days on the streets of Boston and the medical van, spreading information about all the resources Bridge offers. I have seen firsthand how big of an impact this place can have, and I wanted to raise money to be a part of that.

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