Berkshire Children & Families

In the shadow of a threatened ICE crackdown on undocumented immigrants, Berkshire County nonprofits are working to serve rattled residents.

Josh Landes

A Western Massachusetts family services organization has once again sent Berkshire students to California to participate in a concert with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

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Children can have a range of experiences in foster care. Legislation proposed this week in the Massachusetts House would require the state to search for every possible family member with whom a child could be placed before entering the foster care system. 

Berkshire Children and Families

The non-profit Berkshire Children and Families has provided Western Massachusetts residents with adoption and family services for 130 years. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief JD Allen spoke with the group’s new president and CEO, Colleen White Holmes, about her first week on the job.

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Berkshire Children & Families, an adoption and family services agency, has sent four Pittsfield students to Los Angeles for the National Take a Stand Concert in an effort to create social change.