Welcome to
Bridgeway Center Inc. (BCI)

BCI: Ordinary people with extraordinary hearts & souls.

We help Okaloosa residents be better. What we do is not visible on a CT scan or an X-ray.

BCI's behavioral healthcare treatment team gives you, Hope and the Will, for a better and happier you.

Strengthening Okaloosa Families

BCI is one of the most experienced non-profit psychological healthcare companies in Okaloosa County serving Children, Adults, and Families for over fifty (50) years, including those who have historically faced barriers to quality care.


BCI provides Substance Use Addiction Disorder (SUAD) Services and Mental Health Services for children and youth ages birth to 19.

Why BCI Is Different


Bridgeway Center Inc.'s Diverse Services

View Bridgeway Center's Overview of Clinical Service Programs

Learn More

Through this website, you can learn more about us and our services.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) to BCI

What is BCI's Outlook?

CEO's Health Care Chat

BCI's 2015 Annual Report
Bridgeway Center Inc. 2015 Annual Report

The 2015 Annual Report chronicles the points of excellence and achievements accomplished within the past year. Click here to view the full report.


Bridgeway Center Inc. Vision Statement

Be the safest, most progressive psychological healthcare organization in America by our relentless pursuit of employee and customer excellence.

Mission Statement

‘To serve and protect families and children with
quality psychosocial healthcare.’


ATTENTION!
INTERPRETER SERVICES FOR THE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING
IF YOU ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING, YOU ARE ENTITLED TO INTERPRETER SERVICES AT NO COST TOYOU. PLEASE INFORM STAFF OF THE TYPE OF AUXILIARY AND OR SERVICE YOU PREFER.

AVISO!
SERVICIOS DE INTERPRETE PARA PERSONAS CON SORDERA O PROBLEMAS AUDITORIOS
SI USTED ES SORDO O NO OYE BIEN USTED TIENE DERECHOS A SERVICIOS DE INTERPRETE GRATIS. POR FAVOR DE INFORMAR AL PERSONAL SI NECESITA ESTE SERVICIO.

To access the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) please click here.

To access DCF's Deaf and Hard-Of-Hearing information
click here.


 

Happenings at Bridgeway Center Inc.

Ongoing Support Meetings (Open to the Public)

Bipolar Support Group meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 4:00PM at Soundside Wellness Consultants' North Campus located at 351 N. Ferdon Boulevard, Crestview. Contact Rachel at (850) 585-8543 or Sheri at (850) 376-4036 for more information. This peer led support group is for everyone experiencing a Bipolar Disorder and the people that love them. There are no fees associated with this group and it is open to the community.

Alcoholics Anonymous Group meets every Sunday from 7:00-8:00PM at Brigdeway Center's Wellness Center West Campus located at 333 Lewis St., Building 2, Fort Walton Beach. Contact Cliff at (850) 217-5817 for more information.


Bridgeway Center Announces New CEO

Daniel Cobbs, MPA, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer for Bridgeway Center Inc. (BCI) for the past 26 years relinquished his position as CEO on Tuesday, July 31 at 3:00PM. He passed on the CEO command by presenting the BCI flag to Bonnie Barlow, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, the former Chief Operating Officer.

Before stepping down on Tuesday Cobbs was awarded by the Board of Trustees a commendation for Bridgeway Center’s Legion of Merit Order in honor of his exceptional meritorious duty for his fidelity for a “People First” performance work culture and his dedicated “Service Above Self” loyalty. BCI’s outstanding accomplishments in the last 26 years of authentic leadership and prudent guidance earned by the deemed status of CEO Emeritus.

On becoming BCI's Chief Executive Officer, Mrs. Barlow stated, “I thank the Board of Trustees and Mr. Cobbs for their confidence in my ability to lead Bridgeway into our next chapter. Bridgeway has an extraordinary staff.   It is a privilege to work with a team that has the commitment and dedication required to meet the needs of our community.  Our Mission is to give comfort, compassion, hope, and help to those who are who are discouraged, depressed, and hopeless.  This is our noble purpose to serve those who need us the most. We fulfill this purpose with passion and devotion every day. We look courageously toward the future and eagerly embrace our Mission.”


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Helping Kids with Behavioral Issues

Helping Kids With Meds

Our clinical service programs continue to thrive in important ways with research proven therapeutic practices, and community outreach. Like other non-profit public service companies, recent economic challenges have affected us and we continue to rely on loyal support. Your thoughtful personal gift will enable Bridgeway Center to provide funding for un-insured children to continue receiving psychiatric medication prescriptions from our medical staff. It will help us maintain our legacy of collective achievements for Okaloosa communities.

Donations are tax-deductible and Bridgeway Center, Inc. is a 501(c)3 organization.  Please designate your contribution to Helping Kids with Meds. 

Donate by Mail

You may mail a personal check to:

Bridgeway Center, Inc.
Attn: Contributions
137 Hospital Drive NE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

You will receive a letter acknowledging your contribution.

Donate Online

You may use this convenient PayPal service to donate!

Your tax deductible gift is more important than ever!