Youth & Adolescent Services

Berkshire County Kids’ Place and Violence Prevention Center, Inc.

Berkshire County Kids’ Place and Violence Prevention Center provides services to child abuse victims and their non-offending family members. This includes child abuse prevention programs, multi-disciplinary investigation, counseling, family advocacy and follow-up. The Kids’ Place gives children who have experienced violence in their lives a safe place to tell their stories and get help. 63

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BFAIR

Berkshire Family and Individual Resources (BFAIR) is a national and state accredited human service agency responsive to the unique needs of people with disabilities and their families through: A Dedication to Excellence Diverse Service Options Safe and Healthy Environments Fiscal Responsibility Community Partnerships Career Opportunities and Advancement Inspiring Abilities, Creating Limitless Possibilities Additional Information & Current

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COTY Youth Center, Inc.

The C.O.T.Y. Youth Center has seventeen programs which provide recreational, educational, athletic, social, international and service learning opportunities for youth between the ages of 6 and 22. Adventure based camping and biking programs operate throughout the summer. C.O.T.Y. sponsors the Haiti Plunge, KUB Academy, Cub Scouts, Young Life and CYO Basketball. Programs are open to

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Family Life Support Center Louison House

Family Life Support Center (FLSC) is a private, 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that was established in 1990 by local agencies to address the issue of homelessness that had become more pervasive as a result of the economic decline in Northern Berkshire County during the 1980’s. Over the past twenty years, FLSC has provided homelessness

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NAMI-BC National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Berkshire Co.

We assist children, adults and families with mental health questions by accessing resources and services that promote understanding and recovery. That may mean referrals to the local agencies, support groups and classes for family members and caregivers of individuals living with mental illnesses. We believe that with treatment recovery is possible and that families are

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Northern Berkshire Community Coalition

The mission of the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition (NBCC) is to improve the quality of life for people in northern Berkshire by organizing, supporting, and empowering the community. Additional Information & Current Opportunities: learning-in-action.williams.edu/opportunities/northern-berkshire-community-coalition

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Pittsfield Prevention Partnership / Berkshire United Way

The Pittsfield Prevention Partnership unites the community in order to produce positive youth development by reducing youth substance abuse rates in Pittsfield. Additional Information & Current Opportunities: learning-in-action.williams.edu/opportunities/pittsfield-prevention-partnership-berkshire-united-way

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United Cerebral Palsy

United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) Association of Berkshire County has dedicated itself to offering supports and advocacy for any individual, regardless of disability, to pursue a fulfilling, self-determined, high-quality community life – a life without limits.  The UCP mission is to advance the independence, productivity and citizenship of people with disabilities. UCP of Berkshire County is

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