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Belle Isle Marsh Reservation free

Massachusetts State Parks offer a wonderful variety of activities, amenities, and natural features that make each park unique. They include beaches, wooded parks, parkways, reservoirs, and more. Each park also offers special events, nature activities, and educational programs for people of all ages and abilities all year long. Belle Isle March Reservation offers the following recreational opportunities: observation tower and hiking.

Belle Isle Marsh Reservation free

Massachusetts State Parks offer a wonderful variety of activities, amenities, and natural features that make each park unique. They include beaches, wooded parks, parkways, reservoirs, and more. Each park also offers special events, nature activities, and educational programs for people of all ages and abilities all year long. Belle Isle March Reservation offers the following recreational opportunities: observation tower and hiking.

Berkshire Children and Families Child Care

Berkshire Children and Families offers exceptional education and care for children from birth through pre-kindergarten in Pittsfield. Programs include an extensive, language-rich learning experience, screening for vision, dental, hearing, and overall development, breakfast, lunch, and snack, as well as sliding-scale fees with available funding support. BCF also offers before- and after-school care programs for older children.

480 West Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Berkshire Children and Families Child Care

Berkshire Children and Families offers exceptional education and care for children from birth through pre-kindergarten in Pittsfield. Programs include an extensive, language-rich learning experience, screening for vision, dental, hearing, and overall development, breakfast, lunch, and snack, as well as sliding-scale fees with available funding support. BCF also offers before- and after-school care programs for older children.

Berkshire Children and Families Parenting Support free

Berkshire Children and Families Parenting Support (BCF) provides parents and grandparents with programs that build skills, confidence and vital community connections, all of which bring opportunity and stability to children and families. BCF offers on-site child care, intensive case management services, and access to in-house and out-patient clinical support. Services include education to improve life management skills and financial literacy as well as the establishment of lifelong connections and positive parenting skills.

480 West Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Berkshire Children and Families Parenting Support free

Berkshire Children and Families Parenting Support (BCF) provides parents and grandparents with programs that build skills, confidence and vital community connections, all of which bring opportunity and stability to children and families. BCF offers on-site child care, intensive case management services, and access to in-house and out-patient clinical support. Services include education to improve life management skills and financial literacy as well as the establishment of lifelong connections and positive parenting skills.

Berkshire County Head Start free

The Berkshire County Head Start works with families and assists children to develop socially, cognitively, physically, and emotionally while fostering a positive self-image and love for learning that will help them succeed in our program, in public school and later in life. Their program emphasizes positive child outcomes through family participation. The Head Start offers a preschool program, a full-day childcare service, and a home-visiting program.

1 Meadow Lane
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Berkshire County Head Start free

The Berkshire County Head Start works with families and assists children to develop socially, cognitively, physically, and emotionally while fostering a positive self-image and love for learning that will help them succeed in our program, in public school and later in life. Their program emphasizes positive child outcomes through family participation. The Head Start offers a preschool program, a full-day childcare service, and a home-visiting program.

Berkshire County Regional Housing Authority free

The Berkshire County Regional Housing Authority (through the Agency Mission Housing Services & Mediation Program) provides comprehensive housing counseling, homelessness prevention and resolution assistance, tenancy preservation services, and anti-poverty resources. It also provides resolution programming, mediation services, anti-foreclosure services, legal and educational counseling, and housing search assistance.

1 Fenn Street
Fourth Floor
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Berkshire County Regional Housing Authority free

The Berkshire County Regional Housing Authority (through the Agency Mission Housing Services & Mediation Program) provides comprehensive housing counseling, homelessness prevention and resolution assistance, tenancy preservation services, and anti-poverty resources. It also provides resolution programming, mediation services, anti-foreclosure services, legal and educational counseling, and housing search assistance.

Berkshire North WIC Program free

The Massachusetts Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program provides nutrition and health education and other services free of charge to Massachusetts families who qualify. WIC's goal is to help keep pregnant, breastfeeding women, and children under age 5 healthy. WIC offers: Personalized nutrition consultations, checks for healthy food, referrals for medical and dental care, health insurance, childcare, housing and fuel assistance, and other services that can benefit the whole family.WIC also offers immunization screenings and referrals, breastfeeding support, nutrition and health workshops on a variety of topics including meal planning, maintaining a healthy weight, picky eaters, caring for a new baby, and shopping on a budget.

165 Tor Court
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Berkshire North WIC Program free

The Massachusetts Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program provides nutrition and health education and other services free of charge to Massachusetts families who qualify. WIC's goal is to help keep pregnant, breastfeeding women, and children under age 5 healthy. WIC offers: Personalized nutrition consultations, checks for healthy food, referrals for medical and dental care, health insurance, childcare, housing and fuel assistance, and other services that can benefit the whole family.WIC also offers immunization screenings and referrals, breastfeeding support, nutrition and health workshops on a variety of topics including meal planning, maintaining a healthy weight, picky eaters, caring for a new baby, and shopping on a budget.

Berkshire Nursing Families free

Berkshire Nursing Families provides education, lactation consultation, a 7-day-a-week breastfeeding hotline, and home visits – all of which are free of charge – to every family who needs them. Because breastfeeding impacts so many aspects of family wellness – from reducing health concerns like diabetes and asthma to improving mother-child bonding – the organization makes a powerful contribution to the well-being of our community’s families.

1288 Massachusetts Avenue
North Adams, MA 01247

Berkshire Nursing Families free

Berkshire Nursing Families provides education, lactation consultation, a 7-day-a-week breastfeeding hotline, and home visits – all of which are free of charge – to every family who needs them. Because breastfeeding impacts so many aspects of family wellness – from reducing health concerns like diabetes and asthma to improving mother-child bonding – the organization makes a powerful contribution to the well-being of our community’s families.

Berkshire Partners Blue Hill Club

Boys & Girls Clubs strive to enable all young people, especially those who need them most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging, and influence. They are a safe place to learn and grow - all while having fun.

15 Talbot Avenue
Boston, MA 02124

Berkshire Partners Blue Hill Club

Boys & Girls Clubs strive to enable all young people, especially those who need them most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging, and influence. They are a safe place to learn and grow - all while having fun.

Berkshire South WIC Program free

The Massachusetts Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program provides nutrition and health education and other services free of charge to Massachusetts families who qualify. WIC's goal is to help keep pregnant, breastfeeding women, and children under age 5 healthy. WIC offers: Personalized nutrition consultations, checks for healthy food, referrals for medical and dental care, health insurance, childcare, housing and fuel assistance, and other services that can benefit the whole family. WIC also offers immunization screenings and referrals, breastfeeding support, nutrition and health workshops on a variety of topics including meal planning, maintaining a healthy weight, picky eaters, caring for a new baby, and shopping on a budget.

Berkshire South WIC Program free

The Massachusetts Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program provides nutrition and health education and other services free of charge to Massachusetts families who qualify. WIC's goal is to help keep pregnant, breastfeeding women, and children under age 5 healthy. WIC offers: Personalized nutrition consultations, checks for healthy food, referrals for medical and dental care, health insurance, childcare, housing and fuel assistance, and other services that can benefit the whole family. WIC also offers immunization screenings and referrals, breastfeeding support, nutrition and health workshops on a variety of topics including meal planning, maintaining a healthy weight, picky eaters, caring for a new baby, and shopping on a budget.

Birth to Three Family Center (CFCE) free

Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Programs (CFCE) are locally based programs serving families with children birth through school age. Funded through the Department of Early Education and Care, CFCE programs provide a variety of services, which include: providing families access to child development information, assistance with meeting basic needs, timely support in periods of family crisis, and family and community events. The Birth to Three Family Center is organized by the Ipswitch Public Schools.

15 Market Stret
Suite 4
Ipswich, MA 01938

Birth to Three Family Center (CFCE) free

Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Programs (CFCE) are locally based programs serving families with children birth through school age. Funded through the Department of Early Education and Care, CFCE programs provide a variety of services, which include: providing families access to child development information, assistance with meeting basic needs, timely support in periods of family crisis, and family and community events. The Birth to Three Family Center is organized by the Ipswitch Public Schools.