(413) 298-4926 info@riverbrook.org

Residential, Day and Employment Programs

for Women with Intellectual Disabilities

“Riverbrook is a true community, where women with a wide range of developmental disabilities are encouraged to reach their full potential.”

Ruth Hanley, Human Rights Officer


Riverbrook women learn about themselves and the world around them through activities designed to broaden their perspectives and develop new skills.

  • Programs in creative writing, music, fine arts, photography, gardening, grocery shopping, and baking
  • Fun physical activities including dance, swimming, horseback riding, meditation, and birding
  • Life skills, educational series, and vocational training
  • Volunteer opportunities with local organizations such as Elder Services of Berkshire County, Kimball Farms, Fairview Commons, and Berkshire Humane Society 


Riverbrook women work with their staff advocate and the Workforce Development Director to identify interesting job opportunities, assess individual skills, and plot a path to career satisfaction. Employers include:

  • Red Lion Inn
  • Marian Helpers Center
  • St. Paul’s Children’s Center
  • First Congregational Church
  • Austen Riggs Center
  • Canyon Ranch
  • Coaster Club
  • Riverbrook on Main Vending
  • Lee Bank


Riverbrook women lead enviable adult lives. Days are spent:

  • Working, learning and exploring in the community
  • Gardening, swimming and relaxing on the beautiful grounds and in gracious communal areas
  • Enjoying the privacy of a well-appointed bedroom
  • Attending the Berkshires’ many cultural events, from the theater and concerts to parties and museums
  • Riverbrook is staffed 24/7 by a dedicated team, most of whom have been with the organization 5+ years

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