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A leader in supporting people with developmental disabilities



Employment & Day Services

Assisted by job counselors, participants are placed individually or in crews within a variety of community businesses.


Residential Services

Charles River provides housing to adults with developmental disabilities in Needham, Newton, Wellesley, Natick and other MetroWest communities.

Family Support

Family Support

Offering a broad range of recreational programs, advocacy services, educational seminars and a multitude of resources to children and families.

Day Habilitation

Day Habilitation

For adults with complex needs, we provide physical, occupational, speech and music therapies with full-time nursing supervision.

Featured News  

2019 Flower CSA

2019 Flower CSA program share provides flowers on your table all season long from June 18 to October 28, 2019. 

Flower CSA

The Lamp Fall/Winter 2018

Heartwarming articles, photos that will make you smile and a standing ovation! Read the latest issue of the Charles River Center newsletter, The Lamp - Fall/Winter. . .

Fall/Winter Lamp Newsletter

The 2018 Annual Awards Dinner Was a Fun and Festive Evening

The 2018 Annual Awards Dinner was held on November 2nd  at Lombardo's in Randolph, MA. The event featured dinner and dancing, and honored Charles River Center program. . .

annual awards dinner

Announcing the Phil Robey Community Fund

The establishment of the Phil Robey Community Fund was announced at the Building a Dream Gala on Friday, April 27th.  This fund, named in honor of. . .

Phil Robey


Building A Dream Gala 2019

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04/26/19 @ 6:00 PM
Boston Marriott Newton
Save The Date!  Friday, April 26, 2019  Boston Marriott Newton 2019 Maria McTernan. . .