Berkshire County Welfare (Massachusetts)

Berkshire County WIC Offices provide access to the Women, Infants, and Children nutritional program in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Berkshire County WIC Offices process applications to join the Berkshire County welfare program, provide nutrition education, and administer food services to eligible people. Pregnant and recently pregnant women, infants, and young children are eligible for the program if they meet income requirements and are at nutrition risk. Berkshire County WIC Offices determine eligibility for benefits and accept applications, and they may conduct assessments for determining nutrition risk. WIC Office services may be available through their website.

Berkshire County North WIC Office Pittsfield MA 165 Tor Court 01201 413-445-9429

Berkshire County South WIC Office Great Barrington MA 442 Stockbridge Road 01230 413-528-0457

A Berkshire County Child, Youth, and Family Services Office provides programs and services to assist children, youth, and families in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. This can include protective services, emergency assistance, and income support programs. Berkshire County Child, Youth, and Family Services Departments may offer job training, education assistance, and childcare subsidy programs. They may also be responsible for children's welfare services, such as adoption and foster care, as well as regulating and licensing Berkshire County child daycare providers. They may be responsible for enforcing Berkshire County child support payments and investigating child abuse, domestic abuse, and elderly or adult abuse. The Child, Youth, and Family Services Office may provide access to services on its website.

Hinsdale Youth Center Hinsdale MA 39 South Street 01235 413-655-2302

A Berkshire County Social Security Office is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Berkshire County Social Security Offices issue Social Security cards, estimate retirement benefit payments, and help people determine their eligibility for benefits. They also process applications for retirement benefits and SSI benefits. These Berkshire County public records contain personal information, details on an individual's work history, their government benefits, and survivor benefits. Social Security Offices in Berkshire County provide information about a range of services offered by Social Security, which may be available through their website.

North Adams Social Security Office North Adams MA 37 Main Street 01247 413-664-7951

Pittsfield Social Security Office Pittsfield MA 78 Center Street 01201 413-445-7958

Berkshire County Food Stamp Offices administer the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), a form of nutrition assistance provided to income-eligible households in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Local Berkshire County Food Stamp Offices can process applications for SNAP benefits, help determine eligibility for the program, and provide nutritional education. They also help administer monthly benefits, distribute food assistance benefits, and accept applications from individuals and Berkshire County households. Food Stamp Offices in Berkshire County may also monitor compliance with SNAP rules. Food Stamp Offices provide access to information and services on their websites.

Pittsfield Department of Transitional Assistance Food Stamp Office Pittsfield MA 160 North Street, 201 01201 413-236-2000

The Berkshire County Social Services Department provides a range of health and human services and programs in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. They often administer safety net programs, provide basic necessities, and protect children, the elderly, and dependent or vulnerable adults. Berkshire County Social Services may administer assistance programs such as SNAP or TANF, as well as Medicare or Medicaid and any state health programs for low-income uninsured or underinsured groups. They may also provide Berkshire County housing services, substance abuse and addiction services, energy assistance, and mental health services. Social Service Departments in Berkshire County provide online access to many of their services and programs.

Pittsfield Social service Department Pittsfield MA 53 Eagle Street 01201 413-236-1800