Address:755 Main StDalton, MA 01226Map & Directions
Services: Food Pantry
Address:193 Robbins AvePittsfield, MA 01201Map & Directions
Services: Provides a wide variety of services and programs to the needy citizens of Pittsfield. Program/Service Description Bereavement Service Dinner delivered to families in their time of need. Boutique Free store offering clothing, books, and household items. Bridges of Hope Weekly women’s support group. Caseworker Available to our clients. Children’s Educational Programs Including after school reading, computer classes, gardening. Flu Clinic Flu shots through Berkshire Health Systems [BHS]. Food Pantry Providing nutritious, perishable and nonperishable food packages to hundreds of qualified individuals and families at least once a month. Health and Wellness Screenings Monthly by BHS. Health Information Seminars Monthly by BHS. Holiday Angel Program Holiday gifts for families with a focus on often-overlooked teens. Intake and Referrals Our unique Intake and Referral program is a “one-stop-social-services site” able to address all of a client’s needs as they journey from crisis to stability to self-sufficiency. Using our own resources as well as that of the community, our referral options include emergency food assistance, housing, fuel assistance, mental health and substance abuse services, employment, and educational opportunities. We also provide referrals to detox, shelters, and outpatient treatment. Living Skills Education Speaker Series On a range of community services that are addressing the housing, utility, health and nutrition needs of our clients: Ad-Lib, Berkshire Children and Families, Berkshire Community College, Berkshire County Regional Housing Authority, Berkshire Mediation, Berkshire Women Infant and Children [WIC], BerkshireWorks, BCAC, BRIEN Center, Department of Transitional Assistance [DTA], Elder Services, Goodwill Industries, Link to Life, Mass Rehab, Mildred Elley, National Alliance on Mental Illness [NAWA], and Pregnancy Support. Meals Program Continental breakfast and lunch served Monday through Friday. Mother-Child Jail Visits Children transported monthly in collaboration with Berkshire County Children and Families. Grant made possible through Violence Against Women Act grant. Neighborhood Empowerment Collaborating with neighboring agencies including Downtown Inc., Morningside Initiative, and West Side Initiative for “Pittsfield’s Own Block Party.” Participating in the West Side Initiative including crime watch meetings and neighborhood cleanup. Nutrition Program Life enhancing nutrition education including learning to cook nutritiously, meal planning, shopping on a budget, and reading food labels. Positive Project for Kids On the 3rd Saturday – for kids of all ages. Thanksgiving Program Hundreds of food baskets distributed in addition to hundreds of meals prepared for traditional meal served at The Christian Center and also delivered to sick and shut-in on Thanksgiving Day. Third Saturday Lunch Program Once a month a special meal is cooked by local agencies or organizations. Transitional Housing Reentry Program Collaborating with the Berkshire County House of Correction and Berkshire - Community Action Council to reintegrate ex-offenders successfully into the community. - - Services include: clothing and no-cost housing goods; food pantry; after school programs; summer enrichment program for children ages 6-12; fuel assistance; transportation assistance for necessary appointments - - Provides lunch Monday through Friday at 12:00pm - - Food pantry hours: are Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and from 12:30 to 3 p.m. - - Deadline to register for Thanksgiving meal is November 21, 2016. Registration for Thanksgiving baskets October 25-28, 2016. - - Families need to apply in person for holiday gift program.
Address:850 Williams StPittsfield, MA 01201Map & Directions
Services: Food pantry is open to the community on Wednesdays 12:00pm-2:00pm and - Fridays 10am-12 Noon. - - To access our food pantry please bring something showing your name and current address. Call 413-442-1495 for further information.
Address:88 South StPittsfield, MA 01201Map & Directions
Services: The First Baptist Church Meals and Food Pantry provides meals program for area residents who are hungry and or homeless. Hot meals served every Monday at 5:30PM. Food pantry open every Tuesday. Nonperishable items are distributed from 10:30AM-12:30PM.
- Open to the public; people are asked to limit visits to the food pantry once a week.
- Service includes food pantires, soup kitchens and congregate meals/nutrition sites.
Address:235 East StPittsfield, MA 01201Map & Directions
Services: Food Pantry is open on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Thursdays of each and every month except for the month of August when closed. Food Pantry hours are 10 AM - 2 PM Call For Further Information Telephone: 413-448-6221.
Address:298 West StPittsfield, MA 01201Map & Directions
Services: Sunday Evening Community Meal: - -Available Sunday | 4:30pm. - Free Hot Breakfast: - -Available Monday-Friday | 9:00am. - Food Pantry: - -Available Monday-Friday, 9:30-11:00am & 1:00pm - 2:00pm - Food Pantry bring ID and proof of residence. May use every 30 days. Any participation in any Federal program qualifies for use. - Bread and food rack in Gym when available. Sign in and self service. No ID necessary - Holiday Help: - -Please click here for information about Christmas assistance. - Emergency Disaster Services: - -Mobile Feeding Kitchen - Emergency Oil assistance Through PACC - -during winter months (Does not include gas or other utilities - Good Neighbor Energy Fund - Bridging the Gap: - -Bridging the Gap is an intervention program for ages 13-17 who have committed non-violent crimes. - -Please click here for more information about the program. - -The Bridging the Gap program is by appointment only. Please contact Carole at 413.442.0624 for information. held on Monday and Wednesday evenings. - Community Care Ministries - Thanksgiving and Christmas Assistance - -all residential care facilities are visited and small gifts are given to each resident to let them know that someone remembers them. Dates are set near the holidays and call to find out this year's visitation schedule.
Address:414 North StPittsfield, MA 01201Map & Directions
Services: Saint Joseph Emergency Food Programs provides food pantries with Non-perishable groceries. - Residents of Pittsfield only. - The Food Pantry operates every Wednesday morning from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. throughout the year. If schools are closed due to inclement weather, the Food Pantry will be closed as well. -
Address:129 Maple StHinsdale, MA 01235Map & Directions
Services: The Food Pantry of Hinsdale offers a food pantry for individuals and families in need who reside in Hinsdale, Peru, Windosor, Washington, and Worthington.
- Food available on Thursdays from 9am to 10am.
Address:43 Eagle StNorth Adams, MA 01247Map & Directions
Services: Provides an emergency food pantry. Households are eligible to get food every other week. Note: Intake is at the Baptist Church, 131 Main Street). - - Please note, starting this Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, the afternoon Friendship Center Food Pantry session will begin at 3:30 p.m. and run until 5:30 p.m. This is a permanent change from 4 to 6 p.m. The morning food pantry hours will remain the same, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Address:149 Church StNorth Adams, MA 01247Map & Directions
Services: Louison House supportive and prevention services provides homeless services for individuals and families, including: representative payee; housing search assistance; tenant advocacy; budgeting assistance; case management, and supportive apartments when available. - - Services include: Housing Search and Information, General Benefits Assistance, Landlord/Tenant Assistance, Case/Care Management, Homeless Advocacy Groups, and Specialized Information and Referral.