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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

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


Day Habilitation

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

Featured News  

2019 Natick Passion Plunge

Take the Plunge with Us!!   Please com join us  at the Natick Passion Plunge  on February 9th, 2019  at AMVET's Post 79  1 Superior Drive   Natick, MA  Join and/or support the. . .

Passion Plunge Polar Plunge Special Olympics

Guardianship in Massachusetts

The Charles River Center presents:  GUARDIANSHIP IN MASSACHUSETTS   presented by:    Karen B Mariscal, Esq. of Mariscal Special Needs Law     6:00 - 8:00 pm 59 East Militia Heights Drive, Needham    Are you concerned that your child may. . .

Guardianship Special Needs Law

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
Newton Marriott
Save The Date!  Friday, April 26, 2019  Boston Marriott Newton The Building a. . .

Guardianship Special Needs Law