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  • You Can Do This

    In their own words, Foster parents speak of the rewards of opening their hearts and homes to a child in need. Their message is clear: they can do this — and you can do this. Hear more stories about foster parenting from others who have stepped up for a child.

NEW!! Rap, Inc.!

Berkshire Children and Families is introducing a new program, Rap, Inc.  This program is for young people, (13-19 years old) interested in learning about the art and business of hip-hop music. Led by Jeremy Random, a local music producer, this program will be a combination of creativity and Business 101.  For more information or to register, contact or call/text (203)285-9351.

Make a friend while making a difference – Be a MENTOR!

Berkshire Children and Families offers mentor training

 Pittsfield, MA– Who was there for you when you were growing up? A coach, teacher, neighbor, or someone from your church? Young people need consistent connections with adults.  They need adults who will show up for them to help with homework, play a game, or just hangout.  Berkshire Children and Families Pittsfield Community Connection will host training sessions on November 13th  or 14th 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM for anyone interested in being a mentor for a young person age 13-20.

For more information or to register contact Gail Krumpholz, at or 413-464-2449.



Iredale Mineral Cosmetics partnering with Berkshire Children and Families

jane iredale not only makes products that support women in looking and feeling their best, they also support local organizations with a similar mission. Berkshire Children and Families is honored to be chosen as a community partner with Iredale Mineral Cosmetics. From September through December 2018, Iredale Mineral Cosmetics will contribute  100% of the profits from each sale of their NEW vivid pink Sunny PlayOn® Lip Crayon to support nonprofits, including Berkshire Children and Families.

We encourage you to support Berkshire Children and Families AND a local business, Iredale Mineral Cosmetics this fall to promote the well-being of children and the strength of families to build our community. Visit the jane iredale website for more information.