Every child deserves an opportunity to learn, grow and thrive in a loving home environment. Whether children in temporary care and need a foster family or a more permanent solution like adoption, BCF works with children to find a home that will promote their full potential. Learn more about Adoption and Foster Care.
In BCF’s infant, toddler and preschool programs, children play, learn and thrive with extraordinary early childhood professionals. Our full-day, year-round programs provide education and care tailored to a child’s unique personality, individual needs and style. When it’s time for kindergarten, children will be ready to go, and ready to shine. Learn more about Early Education and Care.
Based on the famed El Sistema approach, Kids 4 Harmony provides intensive after-school classical music education as a path for change, focusing on children with the greatest need. Students are welcomed into a world of opportunity. The program is innovative and nonconventional with students beginning day one to play in the orchestra. Learn more about Kids 4 Harmony.
BCF supports families in building on their foundation of strength in order to address challenges with a plan tailored to their current situation. We assist youth and caregivers to access needed resources and to make connections between community groups and service providers. Learn more about Child and Family Well-Being.
CASA volunteers are trained to serve as Guardians ad Litem for children involved in care and protection cases in the state court system. CASA volunteers advocate for the best interests of each child and make recommendations to the Juvenile Court. The CASA program recruits, trains, and assigns these volunteers to children in need of advocacy. Learn more about CASA.
Berkshire Children and Families is a proud participant in Project Night Night, a national program that mobilizes volunteers to gather and distribute essential items for children who must leave home quickly. Project Night Night’s tote bags are filled with comfort items such as a new blanket, books, a stuffed animal, a toothbrush and toiletries.