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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  

Online Auction Now Open!

Our online auction is now open! The auction will run from April 14th, 2017 to noon on April 28th, 2017.Proceeds from the auction will benefit the 950. . .


Wings for Autism at Logan RESCHEDULED to 5/13

Wings for Autism at Logan Airport will take place on Saturday, May 13th. Reigster here!

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Win $1000, tickets to James Taylor, or a delicious steak dinner!

How'd you like to win $1,000 cash, tickets to James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt at Fenway on August 11th, or a delicious steak dinner. . .


Charles River Residents Assemble Care Packages for Troops

Eddie Wencis, Residential Cluster Director, knows firsthand how important mail call can be.  A Navy Seabee for eight years before coming to Charles River, Eddie was stationed. . .



Building a Dream Gala 2017

05/05/17 @ 6:00 PM
The Westin, Waltham, MA
 Click here for the latest information on the 2017 Gala!