Listed below are the programs that we offer to the community. A detailed description of each program is listed below: Food, Clothing, Furniture, Adopt A Block ( home visits & street clean up), BDC TV: our Pittsfield Community TV show (PCTV aired every Sunday), Connection to Assistance Programs, Royal Rangers, Youth Group, Community Gardens, Job Assistance, Mobile Food Pantry, Neighbors Helping Neighbors program, Holiday Blessings (Thanksgiving & Christmas), Disaster Relief, Church, Celebrate Recovery (A Christ centered recovery program), Adult Education Program, Men's Group, Ladies Group, Weekly Bible Study, Grief Support Group, Spiritual Counseling, Annual Community Events (Back to school bash, fall festival, Christmas program), Short Term Mission Trips, Laundry Ministry, Coffee and Prayer.
If you need help, know that you are not alone. God loves you and cares about your needs. We will do what we can to help you and your family. Below are the resources that are available to you through the Berkshire Dream Center. If you need other help that you don't see listed below, please call us at 413-522-3495 and one of our staff would love to talk with you.
Please visit our "Locations & Hours" page for the times, days and locations that each program runs.
Food Pantry- Walk-in food assistance to families who come. In both cities are food pantries are open weekly to help! Panera bread is also given with our general food bags.
Clothing Outreach- Clothing available to men, women, and children free of cost. Items in our clothing room include shoes, hats, gloves, coats, blankets, work clothes, socks, and general apparel. New and gently used clothing is available along with occasional brand new clothing from retailers who donate to us.
Furniture- Furniture can be requested through our Neighbors Helping Neighbors program. This program takes requests, and then looks for those items to be donated by people in the community. If you are in need of furniture, please contact our office to put in a request.
Adopt A Block- If you would like us to visit your neighborhood and help clean up your street, please just email us for further information!
Adult Education Program- Adults who need help learning to read, write or work on other skills are welcome to come in weekly for this program. Computers are available on site for training, as part of this program.
Church, Children's Church- Every Sunday our church service meets at 10:30am. A full children's church program is available for ages 3-10 years old. Free coffee is always served between 10:15-10:30am. We would love to have you join us! Come as you are. Jesus accepts you just the way that you are, and so do we.
Bible Studies, Grief Group, Small Groups (men's & women's)-Our small groups offer a support group for you to come and get the encouragement you need from God's Word and others.
Bible Studies: In order to understand the Word of God and His promises for your life, it is imperative that you study His Word. Bible studies are a time to dig deeper into Scripture and ask the questions that you have regarding the passage that is being discussed. It takes the Word and applies it to your everyday life.
Grief Group: Grief group is offered monthly at each of our locations. This is a great support group to help those who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Know that you are not alone, and that there is hope. We would love to support you in the process of finding support and healing.
Small Groups: Small groups are a great way to connect and get to know other believers while cultivating a strong relationship with God. We encourage everyone to get plugged in and start growing in your faith today! For more information please click HERE.
Job Search Assistance - We will gladly assist you in finding out which local businesses are currently hiring. Also, help you write a resume. This is by appointment only, so please contact our office.