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A leader in supporting people with developmental disabilities



Employment 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  

Registration for 5K on 9/27 Now Open!

The Charles River Center 5th Annual 5K Run/1-Mile WalkSunday, September 27th11:00 amThis USA Track and Field-certified course begins at the Charles River Center at. . .


Free Air Travel Prep Program Helps Children with Special Needs

Read the article about Wings for Autism in baystateparent's July issue!

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Charles River Center Receives Highest Survey and Certification Report

The Charles River Center, a multi-service agency based in Needham that helps more than 850 adults and children with developmental disabilities, was recently re-certified with. . .



Rodman Ride for Kids

09/26/15 @ 7:30 AM
Foxboro, MA
Recruiting All Riders!  Join the Charles River Riders at this year’s Rodman Ride. . .