Welcome to Child Care of the Berkshires

Child Care of the Berkshires

The mission of Child Care of the Berkshires, Inc.  is to support children and families in improving their lives through education, child care and family support.

Child Care of the Berkshires is guided by the following beliefs: 

  • High quality child care encourages a child’s total growth and development in physical, social language, and cognitive areas.
  • Families need to be linked to a variety of resources in the community.
  • Services are best provided in a collaborative and cooperative fashion.
  • Child care, parent support and educational programs should reflect the cultural diversity in our communities.

Happenings at Child Care of the Berkshires

Baby and Me Group


Baby and Me Group

Monday October 17th 11:00-12:00 pm in The Family Center Playroom at The Family Center, 210 State Street, North Adams.

Come meet other moms and dads and make new friends. Share your experiences, thought and ideas with others.
Get out of the house, socialize and make connections with other parents in your area.

This is a FREE drop in group for moms and dads with children ages infants to walking.

Lego Group at the Library


October Lego Group at the North Adams Public Library.

The Family Center and the North Adams Library invites families with children ages 4 to 12 years old, to join us for an evening of fun! Thursday, October 13th and 27th 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on the third floor of the North Adams Library. We provide Legos for the group so your child can build and create! The group is FREE and drop in! Call the Family Center at 664-4821 or The North Adams Public Library at 662-3133 for more information


Visit the North Adams Fire Station

Fire truck

Visit the North Adams Fire Station with the Family Center!

On Wednesday, October 19  at 10:00 a.m.* Take a tour of the North Adams Fire Station, Meet a local firefighter in his gear, Explore the fire engine and Learn some important fire safety tips!   This visit is best for families with children 18 months to 5 years old.  Registration required. Please call 664-4821.  (NO toddler group on this date) *Families will meet at the Fire Station on American Legion Drive in North Adams.

MOM’s Night Out. Color your way to relaxation!


MOM’s Night Out. Color your way to relaxation!

Wednesday, October 26th 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Family Center 210 State Street, North Adams Join other moms as we have an evening of Relaxation and creativity while coloring lovely coloring pages. Everyone will leave with a free adult coloring book. Please call 664-4821 to register Child care and transportation available. A light snack will be provided.

Costumes at Playgroup


Costumes at Playgroup.  Children may wear a costume to playgroup during the week of October 24-31.  No scary costumes   or masks please. Costume Parade at Gym. At the Haskins Gym group on Monday, October 24 at 5:30 Children can come in costumes! We will have Fall activities, a special snack and a costume parade around the gym. For families with children 1-5 years.

Music and Movement Playgroup


Friday, October 28th, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Freedom Dance Studio, 40 Main Street, North Adams. Drop in with your children for a Friday morning creative movement and music playgroup! We will end with a circle time and story. A snack will be provided.

This group is a collaboration of The Family Center and Freedom Dance Studio. Thank you to parent leader, Olivia Moran for sharing her time, talent and space! Call us at 413-664-4821 for more information.

Parent Child Home Program

ABC Read with me

We can help enhance the skills you already give your child.

Eligible children : ages 18-36 months

You will receive free books, toys and home visits twice a week, scheduled at your convenience, with a trained home visitor.

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Walk for MA Children

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Pittsfield, North Adams aim to fill the early childhood program gaps


Pittsfield, North Adams aim to fill the early childhood program gaps
By Jenn Smith

jsmith@berkshireeagle.com @JennSmith_Ink on Twitter


Berkshire Eagle
Posted:Sun Jan 24 16:33:53 MST 2016

Photo Gallery | Child Care of the Berkshires preschool program

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Help Support CCB through Amazon Smile


Child Care of the Berkshires now has an Amazon Smile account.  When shopping on Amazon click the link below and 5% of your purchase total will be donated to Child Care of the Berkshires.

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