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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  

Wings for Autism at Logan Saturday, Nov. 4th

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. . .


Job Fair Nov. 17th

JOB FAIRThe Charles River Center is hosting a Job Fair on Friday, November 17th, 2017 from 10 am - 3 pm at 59 East Militia. . .


Harvesting at Linden Square benefits Wellesley Food Pantry

From The Wellesley Townsman, August 18, 2017 Fresh produce will be donated every Tuesday, through the end of the summer season, to the Wellesley Food. . .


Does Your Company Participate in a United Way Campaign?

Our code is M358488.  Please remember that you can designate your United Way donation to help support the Charles River Center programs and services. Our United. . .

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Annual Awards Dinner

11/10/17 @ 6:00 PM
Lombardo's, Randolph
ANNUAL AWARD WINNERS ARE ANNOUNCED!Congratulations to the following Charles River Center employees. . .