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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  

Legislative Advocacy Family Training Oct. 24th

Join us in welcoming Julie Heffernan, MAT, MA & Maura Sullivan, MPA from the Arc of Massachusetts!  Julie is one of two Advocacy Alliance Coordinators. . .


Annual Awards Dinner November 2nd

The Annual Awards Dinner is scheduled  for November 2, 2018  from 6:00 - 10:00 pm at Lombardo's in Randolph, MA. This festive event, which includes dinner. . .


The Lamp Summer 2018

Read the latest issue of the Charles River Center newsletter, The Lamp - Summer 2018 


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


Wings for Autism

11/03/18 @ 9:30 AM
Boston Logan Airport
The Wings for Autism program is designed specifically for families with children. . .