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A leader in supporting people with developmental disabilities



Residential Services

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


Employment Services

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


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  

Shop Amazon Smile & Support CRC!

Did you know The Charles River Center participates in the AmazonSmile program?  AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support CRC every. . .


2014 CRC Award Winners Are Announced!

Congratulations to the following Charles River Center employees and clients, who were recognized at this year’s Annual Awards Dinner on Friday, November 14th at Lombardo's. . .


Wings for Autism!

Wings for Autism is a program specifically designed to support families of children with autism, creating a travel test run to help ease the stress. . .



Save the Date - Building a Dream Gala

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05/01/15 @ 6:00 PM
The Westin, Waltham, MA
The annual Building a Dream Gala benefiting The Charles River Center will. . .