Bridgeway Welcomes New Vice President of Disability Services, Alyssa Hart


Bridgeway has announced the hiring of their new Vice President of Disability Services, Alyssa Hart. Alyssa comes to Bridgeway from the Dunlap School District, where she served as the Director of Student Services for six years. While there, she oversaw special education, health and wellness, discipline, residency, counseling services, evaluations, Medicaid, 504’s, transition program, STEP/DHS program, hiring and evaluating staff, return to school planning throughout the pandemic.

In her role at Bridgeway, she will oversee of the functions of the administrative, clinical, and programmatic activities of Bridgeway’s Disability Services/Programs. Some of her duties include:

  • Consultation on best practices to treatment, rehabilitation, recovery, and community service provision
  • Development of new services, programs, contracts and linkages as necessary
  • Assure that efficient performance and productivity of the services provided are achieved
  • Ensure that consumer and stakeholder complaints, concerns and suggestions are handled quickly and effectively
  • Ensure consumer input during planning, development, delivery and evaluation of consumer services

Alyssa will oversee Bridgeway’s Disability Services in Galesburg, Macomb, Pekin, Kewanee, Normal, and Loves Park and the surrounding areas. Alyssa and her team are dedicated to community collaboration and partnerships, as well as how services can be expanded in the communities Bridgeway serves.

Bridgeway provides comprehensive health and human services to a wide range of individuals in Galesburg, Monmouth, Macomb, Pekin, Kewanee, Normal, and Loves Park and their surrounding areas. Bridgeway’s programs and services reflect the diversity of human service needs within the communities served, among 20 counties in Illinois. Bridgeway’s three core programs are Behavioral Health Services, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities Services, and Community and Center-Based Employment Opportunities for people with disabilities. Bridgeway’s roughly 600 dedicated staff serve approximately 7,000 individuals each year. To learn more about Bridgeway’s job opportunities, visit

***Courtesy of Bridgeway***

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