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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  

St. Patty's Day Spin Class: To Benefit the Horticulture Program

A fun, upbeat 45-minute INDOOR SPIN CLASS to benefit the Charles River Center’s HORTICULTURE PROGRAM.ST. PATRICK’S DAY March 17th 1PMB/SPOKE Studio50 Central St., Wellesley$40 donation—advance registration. . .


Read our Annual Report

The 2017 Annual Report is hot off the press!  Click here to read about the great accomplishments our participants made over the past year and. . .


Click "See First" to See CRC on Facebook!

Facebook recently changed its news feed so that posts from organizations are getting much less visibility.We aim to keep a very active presence on Facebook,. . .



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!