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Riverside Opens Four New Homes

In the past six months, Riverside has opened four new residences in the towns of Andover, Wakefield, and Cambridge for adults with acquired brain injury and developmental disabilities.  The new home in Wakefield was established specifically to support five young men with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have recently turned 22 (the year these youn… read more >


Derek’s Story: Riverside School

Derek was struggling.  He wasn’t attending school and was spending too much time alone in his bedroom.  He was depressed, non-communicative, and as his mom says, “a shell of the boy I knew.” Derek got back on track with the support of the Riverside School.  Located in Needham and Milford, these two schools for grades 6 through 12, provide not only aca… read more >


Riverside Introduces Hate Has No Home Here Campaign

Unfortunately, like the rest of the country, Riverside has recently seen an uptick in incidents of intolerant language based on race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. Riverside is an inclusive community, guided by a robust statement of Mutual Respect and Responsibility that is posted at all locations, and provides staff training in harassment prevention.  H… read more >


Riverside Employment Collaboratives Connect Employers with Candidates

Riverside Community Care developed and manages four Employment Collaboratives in Massachusetts funded by the Department of Developmental Services and partially funded by the Department of Mental Health.  These Collaboratives were designed to organize and coordinate organizations and state agencies so that they have one entry point with employers rather than doze… read more >


Progress Report 2018

It has been a busy 2018 for Riverside Community Care.  We’re pleased to report on these major accomplishments as we continue to meet the needs of the communities we serve. Update on Child & Family Services Riverside School and Riverside Life Skills Center in Milford Our second Riverside School and Riverside Life Skills Center, which opened in Milf… read more >