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      ​James L. Maher Center

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July - Nov. 22

Mon - Fri  9:00-5:00

Sat 9:00 - 4:00

closed Sunday

     *Nov. 27 - Dec.1: everyday: 9-5pm

Beginning Dec. 1

Mon. - Sat.: 8am - 8pm

Sunday: 8am - 6pm

Until Trees sell out!

Please give a big round of applause to Ken Hendriques and Lori Scionti from The Maher Garden Center, for taking 1st Place at the 2017 Newport Flower Show!! Way to go!!

Have an idea for a fundraiser? We would love to hear about it. Fundraisers play an essential role in supporting our services and programs. Read More

The Maher Way

Supporting individuals with developmental disabilities by helping them to increase their independence, self-esteem, productivity, integration and participation in their communities. 

Our Programs

We offer a wide array of programs to support the differing needs of the individuals we serve.

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Employment             Opportunities           We are currently accepting applications.

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Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 4:30

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

James L. Maher Center

120 Hillside Ave

Newport, RI 02840 


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  • Day Programs
  • Community Based Support
  • Integrated Community Employment
  • Transportation Services
  • Recreation Activities 
  • Residential Services
  • Business Services

Our Services

Maher Garden Center

906 Aquidneck Ave.

Middletown, RI 02842


Garden Center Hours vary. Please click our Services Tab and go to Garden Center for a complete listing of hours.