BCAC is partnered with the Western Mass Food Bank in providing a system of food pantry distribution. The food depot located at the BCAC central office serves as a central clearing house for all food bank resources in Berkshire County. BCAC provides the office and storage space, refrigeration, moving equipment, van and a volunteer, The WMFB provides a manager, who oversees all technical assistance to the local food pantries in terms of best practices, data collection, reporting, and distribution. USDA, MEFAP, salvage, and buy-in foods are delivered to the BCAC location weekly for distribution to food pantries and meal sites in Berkshire County.
The Berkshire Community Action Council (BCAC), incorporated in 1966 as a non-profit human service organization was designated the anti-poverty Community Action Agency for Berkshire County, Massachusetts. The administrative office is located at 1531 East Street, Pittsfield, with satellite offices at 85 Main Street, North Adams and 30 Stockbridge Road in Great Barrington. The role of BCAC is to assist the low-income, elderly and working-poor of Berkshire County towards achieving sustainability and self-sufficiency.
Community garden program to come! Please email or call for more information.
Volunteers are welcome! Please email or call for more information.
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