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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  

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

Webinar: Adult Family Care: Is it the Right Choice for My Loved One?

 Yvette Jones will be presenting a webinar on December 5, 2018 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm on the topic of Adult Family Care (AFC).Adult Family. . .

Adult Care Webinar

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


CRC Job Fair

11/19/18 @ 5:00 PM
Charles River Center Natick
The Charles River Center will be hosting a Job Fair at its Natick location (4. . .

Job Fair