(413) 664-7378
134 Main Street - PO BOX 651
North Adams, MA 01247

SNAP Assistance

The Berkshire Food Project can provide on- line SNAP application assistance to anyone who thinks they may be eligible. This assistance provides applicants with a convenient, supportive and secure way to access benefits online.

The electronic process provides greater convenience.   Applicants can apply in their neighborhood; they can work with a consumer advocate who speaks their language and coaches them through the process; and the program gives applicants a unique tracking number and confirmed time and date to submission, eliminating guesswork about when the application started processing.  The online application also generates step-by-step instructions on how the process works and a personalized list of verifications each applicant will need to mail or fax to complete the submission.

Interested applicants can find the latest information about applying by calling Valerie Schwarz at the Berkshire Food Project at 413-664-7378.   


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News
06/08/2016
"I wanted to share the wonderful article in the Berkshire Eagle about Mrs. Lawson's field trip to the Berkshire Food Project and all the great work that is being done by the students in the gardens outside of Brayton." -John Franzoni
03/25/2015
Massachusetts is now losing over $12M per month in federal nutrition dollars....
02/10/2014
We have compiled a list of emergency food sites in Northern Berkshire County
Stories of Pride
“My proudest moment is after the meal has been served. When you get the opportunity to grab a plate of the meal you just helped prepare, and get the opportunity to go and sit in the dining room, converse with your community, and make new friends...”
"Recently, a woman called from out of town and said she googled the words “SNAP benefits in North Adams” and the Berkshire Food Project (BFP) was the first name on the list, so.."
“My proudest moment and favorite story is when one of our regular guests came in and asked if there would be enough food to feed an extra busload of people. I said, “We would always have enough.” Thank God we did!
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