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Bridge Over Troubled Waters

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Bridge Over Troubled Waters is a homeless assistance program based in Boston, MA that was founded in 1970. As of 2019 they had $5.5 million in revenue and $10 million in assets.

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Program areas at Bridge Over Troubled Waters

Residential services program which includes the transitional living programs, maternal group home, and runaway shelter. The transitional living program provides housing, life-skills training, and support to homeless youth ages 18 to 21. Young people live among their peers while they learn the life skills necessary to successfully manage and sustain their own households. Through group and individual counseling, residents learn how to set goals and work toward them while focusing on daily routines that may include work, school, homemaking, shared meals, and a regular calendar of traditional holidays and events. All residents have access to all the services available at the organization. The maternal group home provides housing, life skills training, and support to homeless pregnant or parenting girls ages 18 to 21 and their children. Young women live among their peers while they learn the life skills needed to successfully manage and sustain their own households and raise healthy ...

Emergency services program includes the transitional day program, the warming center, and emergency youth shelter. The transitional day program (tdp) is a drop-in center where homeless young people can get a hot meal, take a shower, access lockers, do laundry, connect with case managers, and participate in workshops. The tdp offers breakfast and lunch, as well as a safe and comfortable space to relax, read, use computers, and connect with friends or staff. The warming center is open every night from 10 pm to 7 am. The center offers homeless youth warmth, safety, and supportive adults who can help. The emergency youth shelter provides homeless young adults with shelter, food, clothing, meals, and safety, along with access to a wide range of support and services, all designed to help young people overcome difficult circumstances, become self-sufficient, and obtain transitional or permanent housing. Beds are available both on an emergency basis ...

Outreach and support program which includes counseling, educational and workforce development, medical van and outreach, dental and medical clinics. Counseling services by Bridge's licensed counselors specialize in dealing with homelessness, substance abuse, sexual abuse, trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, attachment disorder, and other disorders, including depression and anxiety. Youth who are interested in counseling must meet with an intake specialist before being assigned to a counselor. Counseling is free and confidential. Medical and dental services through partnerships with harvard, tufts, the sydney borum health center, the justice resource institute, and the multicultural aids coalition. Bridge provides weekly dental clinics, medical clinics, and hiv/std testing and counseling to youth ages 14 to 24. All services are provided at the main facility located at 47 west street and are free and confidential. The ged program helps students earn their ged. Students may enter the program at any time and work at their own ...

Form 990s for Bridge Over Troubled Waters

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Oct 6, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Aug 7, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Aug 29, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jul 27, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Bridge Over Troubled Waters

Total grants, contributions, etc.$5,649,834
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$117,174
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$48,767
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$135,711
Net income from fundraising events$-377,013
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$15,112
Total revenues$5,589,585

Vendors for Bridge Over Troubled Waters

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
BlackbaudCRM software; Fundraising software2020-05-29
███████████Content management system software2020-05-29
█████████Fundraising software2020-05-29
██████ █████████ ███ ███████ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2020-04-29
████████ ██████ ██Legal Services$118,8792019-06-01
███████ ████████ █████████Program Support$185,7692019-06-01
█████████ ███Accounting Bookkeeping$121,7732019-06-01
████████ ███ ███████ ██Tax accounting2014-06-26

Personnel at Bridge Over Troubled Waters

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Ed MulherinChief Financial Officer-Jan. 1, 2020
Elisabeth JacksonExecutive Director$182,553Oct. 6, 2020
███████ ███████Director of Development-Oct. 4, 2020
██████ ██████Director of Program Development$111,810Aug. 19, 2019
█████ ████████Licsw, Director of Program Services$100,576Aug. 19, 2019
█████████ █████Communications Manager-Aug. 19, 2019
███████ ██████Corporate and Foundation Relations Manager-Aug. 19, 2019
█████ ██ ██████Director$0June 30, 2019
█████████ █████ █████Vice President$0June 30, 2019
██████ █ ██████Director$0June 30, 2019
...and five more key personnel

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