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Major Announcement at The Bridge Regarding New Leadership



Debbie Micchelli
Director of Administration

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The Board of Trustees and Staff at The Bridge has announced Louis A. Schwarcz as the new CEO of the organization beginning in July 2017. Mr. Schwarcz joins The Bridge with over 25 years of experience and knowledge in the field of mental health, most recently as CEO of the Mental Health Association of Morris County.

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As a well-respected professional in Morris and Essex Counties and the mental health community throughout New Jersey, Mr. Schwarcz has been instrumental in developing many innovating programs for individuals and families with mental health and addiction challenges as well as seniors, caregivers and people with disabilities. He is noted for his creative, non-profit management professionalism. Mr. Schwarcz has held numerous leadership roles on both county and state committees and is known for his compassionate and unyielding advocacy for individuals and families seeking support and guidance in addressing mental health and addiction.

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Bridge receives a $12,000 Community Development Block Grant

March 20, 2017
The Bridge receives a $12,000 Community Development Block Grant from Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., March 2017 Pictured left to right: The Honorable Anibal Ramos, Jr., North Ward Councilman, Inya Chehade, The Bridge CEO, Bob Masella, The Bridge President, Audrey Lyon, The Bridge Board of Trustee and Essex...

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Bridge received the Beautification award

August 11, 2016



Bridge received the Beautification award from the Environmental Commission of West Caldwell for outstanding efforts resulting in the environmental enhancement of the community

The Bridge, Irvington, NJ has a New Home

June 22, 2016
The Bridge’s Irvington programs for Family Preservation Services (FPS) located at 589 Grove Street and Outpatient Counseling and Stepping Stones located at 1065 Clinton Avenue will be moving to a new location on July 1, 2016.  These programs will be operating from 50 Union Avenue, 3rd Floor, in Irvington.  We are e...

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Vero Amici for Charity Contributes to The Bridge

December 3, 2015

In a heartwarming event held at the West Essex First Aid Squad building, members of Vero Amici for Charity donated $1,500 to The Bridge. Our heartfelt thank you goes out to President Joe Garamella and all of the volunteers at Vero Ammici for making this donation possible!


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