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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.

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Win $1000, tickets to U2, or a delicious steak dinner!

How'd you like to win $1,000 cash, tickets to U2 at TD Garden on June 22nd, or a delicious steak dinner at Smith & Wollensky?Raffle tickets. . .


CRC to be Beneficiary of Women's Club Garden Tour

We are honored that the Needham Women's Club has selected the Charles River Center to be the recipient of proceeds from this year's Needham. . .


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Check out our Annual Report

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Building a Dream Gala Honoring Phil Robey

04/27/18 @ 6:00 PM
Boston Marriott Newton
Click here for the latest information on the Gala!