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Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc and Riverside didn’t miss a beat. More than half of our employees work in 24 hour services and the rest of our staff come in to ensure that the people we serve receive the support they need. Like many people and businesses, we lost power at a few of our sites. Our facilities staff and our technology staff were prepared for problem… read more >



The Riverside community has been a powerful voice for human services and healthcare for decades. Its part of the culture of the organization and many of us have spent days at the State House working to educate legislators and governors about the needs of the people we serve as well as the value of our services. As major elections at the Federal, State and loca… read more >


Riverside Trauma Center Goes To School For Suicide Prevention

The Riverside Trauma Center was recently featured in the National Council Magazine for their suicide prevention work in the New Bedford School System. Here is the article, written by Jim McCauley, Associate Director, Riverside Trauma Center. NATIONAL COUNCIL MAGAZINE • 2012, ISSUE 2 / 155 In late January 2012, a 12-year-old boy in New Bedford, Massachuse… read more >


My First Blog

So, my first blog comes on the anniversary of my 30th year in my role at Riverside.  We couldn’t even imagine blogging back in those early years.  We were using typewriters when I got my start.  With only six employees, we all were busy painting walls, counseling, and answering phones.   We did whatever we had to do to keep providing services in one small … read more >


New Public Service Announcement

Check out the Mass Support Network's Public Service Announcement which is now airing on Worcester Cable Television.     … read more >


Thank You Whole Foods Market

Over $6,700 was raised at our 5% Day at Whole Foods Market in Dedham! Thank you to everyone who contributed to this successful day - and to Whole Foods Market for giving back to the community. We appreciate your contributions to our Trauma Center.… read more >


Boston Business Journal Article

We're excited to share with you an article about Riverside in the Boston Business Journal today! Read: Boston Business Journal Article    … read more >