Welcome to Safe Homes
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
Do you know a person of courage? Nominate someone today!
Youth/Young Adult Award - displaying leadership among peers related to LGBTQ priorities
Volunteer Award - volunteerism focused on LGBTQ priorities
Public Service Award - efforts to influence policy on LGBTQ priorities
Corporate Award - support for LGBTQ priorities and/or past sponsor of LGBTQ events or organizations
And introducing this year in collaboration with the Health Equity Committee of Common Pathways...
Social Justice Advocacy and Action Award - presented to an individual or group that demonstrates commitment to social justice advocacy and action - for this category, the nominee does not have to exhibit a focus on LGBTQ populations in his or her social justice work.
Download Nomination Flier
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.