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Beginning Bridges 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. Beginning Bridges CFCE is organized through SMOC Head Start.

7 Bishop Street
Framingham, MA 01702

Beginning Bridges 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. Beginning Bridges CFCE is organized through SMOC Head Start.

Behavioral Health Network free

Behavioral Health Network, Inc. (BHN) is a growing non-profit community behavioral health service agency that has been providing services to children, adult, families, and communities in Western Mass since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral healthcare. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in multiple settings within our communities.

417 Liberty St
Springfield, MA 01104

Behavioral Health Network free

Behavioral Health Network, Inc. (BHN) is a growing non-profit community behavioral health service agency that has been providing services to children, adult, families, and communities in Western Mass since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral healthcare. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in multiple settings within our communities.

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 Family Resource Center free

The FRC works with youth, families and the community to:

  • Help with school challenges
  • Provide parenting support
  • Create opportunities for new experiences and learning
  • Connect families and children to community resources
  • Offer fun activities for all ages

Specialized services are available for youth who are having difficulties at home or school or who have been sexually exploited. Under the law, these children are sometimes designated as Children Requiring Assistance. The FRC works with youth, family, schools, courts and others to create a family-centered plan with services and activities to help.

480 West St
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Berkshire Family Resource Center free

The FRC works with youth, families and the community to:

  • Help with school challenges
  • Provide parenting support
  • Create opportunities for new experiences and learning
  • Connect families and children to community resources
  • Offer fun activities for all ages

Specialized services are available for youth who are having difficulties at home or school or who have been sexually exploited. Under the law, these children are sometimes designated as Children Requiring Assistance. The FRC works with youth, family, schools, courts and others to create a family-centered plan with services and activities to help.

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.

71 Hospital Avenue
Third Floor
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.