#CELESONG: Celebrate Wellspring’s 35th Anniversary

#CELESONG: Celebrate Wellspring’s 35th Anniversary

Wellspring House is celebrating its 35th anniversary with a benefit concert at The Essex Room, with Nashville songwriters Jason Matthews (“Must Be Doin’ Somethin’ Right”), Tony Arata (“Here I Am”) and Matraca Berg (“Baby, Walk On”). The event takes place on Thursday,...
Volunteer Spotlight: Jean Koulack-Young

Volunteer Spotlight: Jean Koulack-Young

Jean Koulak-Young is a retired school teacher who once also worked as a technical writer. Interested in working with people of diverse backgrounds, Jean took courses on teaching English as a second language. In 2013, she came across a notice on the bulletin board at...
Let’s get to WERC!

Let’s get to WERC!

The Wellspring Educational Resource Collaborative (WERC) recently convened its first WERC Groups, led by nine trained volunteer mentors. The mentors represent the diversity of Cape Ann, encompassing an array of ages, backgrounds and life experiences, from a college...
First Jobs at Wellspring

First Jobs at Wellspring

This summer Wellspring House is very fortunate to have the help of high school student, Sean Reardon. Sean’s summer job is funded through First Jobs, a grant by the North Shore Workforce Investment Board and the Essex County Community Foundation. First Jobs...
Forest Foundation Internship

Forest Foundation Internship

Intern Sarah Walsh joins the Wellspring House team this summer through an internship program sponsored by the Forest Foundation (http://forestfoundation.net/), a grant making foundation focused on non-profits that support underserved youth and families in Essex...
New Gardens at Wellspring House

New Gardens at Wellspring House

If you’ve driven by 302 Essex Avenue in the past year, you may have noticed a few changes to the landscape. Last summer, the City of Gloucester began a stream restoration project in the area adjacent to 302 Essex Ave. This effort coincided with Wellspring’s project to...