The People, the Hearts behind Bridgewood Farms

We are making a positive impact in the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The heart of our work is building community, both among the individuals and families in our programs and the citizens and businesses of Montgomery County. We are committed to providing a caring, loving place for people with special needs to lead happy, healthy, productive lives. This mission is realized through the efforts of our administrative staff and our board of directors at Bridgewood Farms.

Our Mission

Bridgewood Farms is the premier provider of programs and services in partnership with families and the community, enabling individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to reach their highest potential through training and life experiences that build self-esteem and promote personal independence.

Our Vision

Our vision is to provide heart and hope for a community devoted to the challenges of intellectual disabilities.

Bridgewood Farms is a non-profit organization founded in 1967 for intellectually disabled children and adults with various mental and/or physical handicaps which prevent them from living comfortably in society on their own. Bridgewood Farms purpose is to provide opportunity through continual education by continuing to teach and to improve their functional skills; acquiring meaningful job skills for the possibility of working in the community; growing socially and emotionally; experiencing the joy that comes with their accomplishments; and having a place that is safe, affordable and reflects individual personalities.

Executive Board

Chairman: Mary Gail Doddridge
Vice Chairman: Shawn Cannon
Secretary: Debbie Walters
Treasurer: Deb Stein

Board of Directors

Tanner Michael
Dan O’Hare
Eduardo Rodriguez
Rita Schumacher

Administrative Staff

Rita Schumacher, Interim Executive Director
Montana Klein, Administrator
Brandie Young, Accountant