Bridgewater, MA (PressExposure) October 06, 2009 -- This new name was chosen to better reflect the expansion of programs they offer to children and families throughout the South Shore and Greater Boston areas.
Founded in 1963 by the Knights of Pythias, The Bridge Centerâs mission is to support families by providing children with opportunities to build social, emotional and physical skills so they may participate fully in their communities.
The Bridge Center also offers carefully designed summer programs and social skills groups designed to meet the social and behavioral needs of children with Aspergerâs Syndrome, High Functioning Autism and related challenges.
New Executive Director Jenn Harber explains: âTo those families and supporters who have long been a part of the Handi Kids family, we want you to know that you are still an integral part of who we are and what we do. To those of you who may be hearing about us for the first time please contact us to learn more. These are exciting times and we would love for you to join usâ.
If youâd like to learn more about The Bridge Centerâs programs or are interested in becoming a supporter, please call (508) 697-7557 or send an e-mail to info@TheBridgeCtr.org.