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

Building a Family Spending Plan

Building a Family Spending Plan

A FREE
parent workshop. February 22 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at The Family Center, 210 State Street, North Adams.
Parents will learn 5 steps to help them create a family spending plan that best fits their family’s own needs.
FREE Pizza dinner and giveaways.
Transportation and child care is available.

Presented by Greylock Federal Credit Union.
Call 413-664-4821 to register

The Snowy Day By Ezra Jack Keats

A Story Walk of The Snowy Day By Ezra Jack Keats.
At the Joyce Milne Public Library in Williamstown from February 11th to the 25th.

Join us for A Special Snowy Day Storytime at the Joyce Milne Public Library 1095 Main Street, Williamstown. Monday February 13, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. A Collaboration of The Family Center and The Milne Public Library in Williamstown

Mom’s Night Out

Mom’s Night Out.

The Family Center invites you to join other Moms for an evening of beach time fun in February!
Wednesday, March 1st,  5:30 to 7:00 p.m. At the Family Center, Haskins Center 210 State Street, North Adams.
Come enjoy tropical treats, a beach craft and a special time just for yourself. Child care and transportation available.
To register call 664-4821.

OUR BIG WORLD: CULTURE FEST

Explore and Learn About OUR BIG WORLD: CULTURE FEST

Saturday, February 25, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. In the Haskins Gym 210 State Street North Adams. 

Featuring~Food  ~Games ~Activities ~Books ~Art and Music From around the world!

Celebrate diversity by learning about other cultures with your family

Baby and Me Playgroup

Baby and Me Playgroup

New time and date. Every Wednesday from 3:00-4:00 pm in The Family Center Playroom.

 Drop by to play with your baby in a fun, baby friendly room with toys, books and baby activities. Meet and talk with other parents with babies the same age. Enjoy a Baby and Me circle time with songs and finger plays!

Lego Group at the Library

December 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! Thursdays, February 9th and 23rd   from 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

 

Anne Nemetz-Carlson Receives the Frances Litman Award

Anne Nemetz-Carlson Receives the Frances Litman Award

The MA Children’s Trust honored Anne Nemetz-Carlson, President and CEO of Child Care of the Berkshires, with the Frances Litman Leadership Award.  The award was presented by Suzin Bartley, Executive Director at the Children’s Trust View From All Sides 24th Annual Conference held on October 13, 2016 in Marlborough, MA.  According to Children’s Trust, the Frances Litman Award is presented to an individual who has been in the parenting education and family support field for at least 20 years and exemplifies qualities of a strong, natural leader, has excelled in her role and has made a significant contribution.

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Parent Child Home Program

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

http://ccberkshire.org/2016/01/pittsfield-north-adams-aim-to-fill-the-early-childhood-program-gaps/

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

Support us when you shop on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. #StartWithaSmile at smile.amazon.com/ch/04-2457299 and Amazon donates to Child Care of the Berkshires Inc.

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