PRESS RELEASE: National Safe Place Week is March 17-23, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: National Safe Place Week is March 17-23, 2019

National Safe Place Week serves to raise awareness about Safe Place, a national outreach program for youth in need of immediate help and safety.

Bridge is a lead Safe Place agency here in Massachusetts for the National Safe Place Network. Bridge is recognizing National Safe Place Week, and the importance of the Safe Place network in our community for youth in crisis.

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On BNN TV: Elisabeth Jackson and Peter Ducharme speak about National Safe Place Week

On BNN TV: Elisabeth Jackson and Peter Ducharme speak about National Safe Place Week

National Safe Place Week serves to raise awareness about Safe Place, a national outreach program for youth in need of immediate help and safety.

Bridge’s Executive Director, Elisabeth Jackson, and Director of Program Services, Peter Ducharme, were on BNN TV to discuss National Safe Place Week, and the importance of the Safe Place network in our community for youth in crisis.

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Bridge launches 15th Safe Place Site

Bridge launches 15th Safe Place Site

Haley House soup kitchen becomes Boston’s 15th Safe Place

Here in Boston, Bridge is the local respondent for the national runaway hotline and National Safe Place Network. Our Adolescent Runaway Counselor, Jade, trains and manages a network of fifteen Safe Place sites, where underage youth can go if they urgently need help and safety. Haley House, a soup kitchen Boston’s South End, is on the same street as a high school. This proximity helps improve access for youth ages 14-17.

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