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Program Spotlight: The Early Years Project

The Early Years Project In 2011 the City of Cambridge identified the need for a creative solution that would help support young children who were being expelled from child care centers due to emotional and behavioral challenges. In response, Riverside partnered with The City of Cambridge Human Services, school departments, and several community organizations to … read more >


Riverside Clubhouses Attend Clubhouse International World Seminar

Sixteen Clubhouse members and staff from Riverside’s four Clubhouses flew to Detroit this September to participate in the Clubhouse International World Seminar. Over 700 individuals from 16 different countries came together to share information and best practices, hold discussion workshops, and explore new Clubhouse initiatives. This event is held every two yea… read more >


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 >