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A leader in supporting people with developmental disabilities

Programs  

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Residential Services

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

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Employment Services

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

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Family Support

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

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Day Habilitation

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

Featured News  

Wings for Autism

Come join us for our April 11, 2015 Wings for Autism event at Boston Logan Airport. Wings for Autism is a program specifically designed to. . .

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Charles River Center Receives Outstanding Survey and Certification Report

The Charles River Center, a multi-service agency based in Needham that helps more than 600 adults and children with developmental disabilities, announced today that it. . .

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Charles River Center Receives $10,000 Grant from Foundation for MetroWest

The Charles River Center has been awarded a grant from the Foundation for MetroWest to support recreation programs for those with developmental disabilities at the. . .

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Events 

Building a Dream Gala

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05/01/15 @ 6:30 PM
The Westin, Waltham, MA
 When: Friday, May 1st, 6:30 pmWhere: The Westin WalthamHonorees: The Needham Exchange. . .