Welcome to Safe Homes

About Us

Safe Homes is a program for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning young people between the ages of 14 and 23. Led by youth and professional staff, as well as volunteer adult advisers. We offer support and resources in a safe and nurturing environment.

Safe Homes is a program of The Bridge of Central Massachusetts, a human service agency headquartered in Worcester. Safe Homes is one of forty one programs operated by The Bridge and is the only program in Central Massachusetts which provides specialized services to LGBTQ youth.


Wachusett Country Club, West Boylston
6:00pm - 10:00pm

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Congratulations to our 2014 People of Courage Award Honorees!!!

Youth/Young Adult Award - Timothy Plant, Safe Homes Peer Leader
Volunteer Award - Michael Johnson
Corporate Award - Wings Over Worcester
Public Service Award - Michael Lanava, City of Worcester

And introducing this year in collaboration with the Health Equity Committee of Common Pathways...

Social Justice Advocacy and Action Award - Brenda Jenkins & Marie Boone, Co-founders of Mosaic Cultural Complex

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Download information about sponsorship and advertisement opportunities. Deadline to submit materials is Friday, April 11, 2014

For more information about the Safe Homes People of Courage Awards, please contact Christina Foley at 508.755.0333 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Safe Homes Weekly Meetings - Cancellation Policy

This is a reminder that there will be no Safe Homes Meeting if the Worcester Public Schools have no school or if they have an early dismissal or if evening classes are cancelled at local colleges on any Thursday that Safe Homes is scheduled to meet.

Got LGBTQ Rights? Yes!

This video talks about LGBTQ student rights in Massachusetts, but much of the information applies to students in public schools across New England.  Know your rights, get educated. Click Here to watch this very important video.

Unaccompanied Youth Video

A collaboration between Safe Homes, Mass Coalition for Homelessness and Youth On Fire.  Click Here to view the video.


Contact Us


Laura Farnsworth, Program Manager

Safe Homes / The Bridge
4 Mann Street, Worcester, MA 01602
Safe Homes office: 508 755-0333
cell: 508 631-2699
eMail: Click Here