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Fall Fling puts a Spotlight on Child and Family Services

Fall Fling puts a Spotlight on Riverside’s Child and Family Services in Cambridge and Somerville! More than 100 people gathered at the Regattabar in Cambridge on Friday, October 20, to learn more about The Guidance Center at our Fall Fling. The Guidance Center is the name of some of Riverside’s Child and Family services in Cambridge and Somerville. More tha… read more >


Regional Employment Collaboratives Video

I am pleased to share the latest in our video series – this time featuring our Regional Employment Collaboratives. The Employment Collaboratives are a unique collaboration, working across dozens of state agencies, human service providers, workforce development organizations, and employment service providers to match individuals with disabilities to jobs in thei… read more >


Recognizing and Understanding Hoarding Disorders

Patty Underwood, LICSW, a clinician in our Outpatient Center in Newton, presented on hoarding disorder at this year’s Fire & Life Safety Education Conference in Southbridge. Patty is one of Massachusetts’ true experts in treatment and community-wide supports for people with problematic hoarding behaviors.  Her presentation was developed from a mental hea… read more >


Riverside Summer Update

I hope that you had a great summer. While we have taken some time to relax (you can see the adventures our employees have taken on our Instagram page) we are still moving ahead on many fronts here at Riverside. As we continue to meet the needs of the communities we serve, I am pleased to share with you a few of the things we are working on. Riverside Refer App … read more >


Supporting the Community and Each Other

This past weekend’s violence in Charlottesville, Virginia is a shocking reminder of how important it is that we work together as a caring community. Groups like the Klan and Neo-Nazis prey on our families, friends, neighbors, and the people we serve. These groups have absolutely no tolerance for differences. And, while they are only a small part of the populati… read more >