Welcome to Child Care of the Berkshires

The mission of Child Care of the Berkshires, Inc.  is to strengthen families through high quality child care, education, support services and advocacy.

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

  • 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.

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Happenings at Child Care of the Berkshires

Parenting with Positive Discipline an 8 ‐week Parenting Series

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Family Resource Center’s Parenting with Positive Discipline an 8 ‐week Parenting Series.
Monday, February 2, 2015 to Monday, March 30, from 5:30‐7:30 p.m. at Haskins Center, 210 State Street in North Adams.
This series shows parents how to be both firm and kind, so that their child can learn creative cooperation and self‐discipline.

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State Representative Gail Carridi; Commissioner Tom Weber; President & CEO Anne Nemetz-Carlson


December 9, 2014 – North Adams — Child Care of the Berkshires hosted Commissioner Tom Weber of the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) yesterday. Commissioner Weber engaged with children and staff members while touring the EEC-funded programs which include the Monument Square Early Childhood Center and the Family Resource Center which includes the Parent Child Home program, an early literacy home-visiting program; and the Raising A Reader program. Monument Square provides child-care services for area working-families.

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Walk for MA Children

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A huge thank you to organizers Sue and Tim Crane who completed a ten day trek from Boston to Pittsfield in May to raise awareness and much needed funds for Massachusetts children (walkformachildren.org). We are delighted to have been one of five programs selected to receive a donation of $1300 as a result and are excited to be part of the 2015 Walk for Massachusetts Children.




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New Play and Learn Group at the Greylock Apartments

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NEW Play and Learn Group in The Greylock Apartments Neighborhood!!!!

Join FRC at the Community Room at Greylock Apartments on Angeli Street in North Adams.

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Northern Berkshire early childhood education collaborative providing brighter outlook for the future


Nearly 20 early childhood educators attended this week’s Summer Brain Building Institute held at MCLA. The program is part of the newly formed Northern Berkshire Educational Alignment Collaborative to foster leadership and the professional development of early childhood educators.

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Raising a Reader Program

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Do you want to help your child get ready to read?

       We can help!

Enjoy more books by borrowing a new bag of children’s books
each week for 10 weeks (great for ages 2-5 years old)

Join us for FREE Family Fun Gatherings that introduce
you to a special way to share reading with your family!

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