The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. This moderate-intensity congregate and supported housing DMH program is designed to provide varying levels of staff support depending on individual need at any point in time. The program is designed to serve individuals who live with mental health challenges, some of whom may be hearing impaired. The program goal is increased independence and functioning for all individuals, which includes transition to supported living in apartment settings in the community. The Basics program offers Peer Support, and utilizes Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) and Supported Employment as the treatment models.
The Bridge provides excellent supervision (both individual and group), as well as various trainings in which to obtain CEU’s, and opportunities for advancement. The Bridge is an eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program and provides tuition reimbursement for continuing education.
Awake overnight counselors provide support to individuals who live in the program.
Overnight staff must have the ability to remain awake and alert during the overnight shift.
Awake overnight counselors are responsible for providing a safe, secure environment for the individuals we provide services to. Awake overnights may do some basic housekeeping, filing, medication counts, and administer medications. Awake overnights need to be alert and able to respond to any issues that may arise.