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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  

Meet Joy Reed, our new Chief Operating Officer

Joy Reed has joined Charles River Center as our Chief Operating Officer. She manages the four divisions of Charles River Center: Day Habilitation, Employment and. . .

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The Lamp Summer 2019

Read the latest issue of the Charles River Center newsletter, The Lamp - Summer 2019 

The Lamp Summer 2019

Check out our most recent Annual Report

Click here to check out our latest Annual Report.

2019 Annual Report

The Arc of Massachusetts 2019 Transition Conference will be held Saturday, November 16, 2019

The Arc of Massachusetts 2019 Transition Conference Charting the LifeCourse during the Transition Years    WHEN:  Saturday, November 16, 2019WHERE:  The College of the Holy Cross, WorcesterREGISTER:      This full day conference will feature. . .

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Wings for Autism

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11/02/19 @ 9:30 AM
Boston Logan Airport
Wings for Autism® is a free program specifically designed to support families of children with. . .