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

Emergency Food Resources in Northern Berkshire County

Could you use a hot meal or help with groceries? 

The Berkshire County emergency food network may be able to help.

Here are some programs that serve FREE hot meals:

North Adams—Berkshire Food Project: (413) 664-7378

Pittsfield—Salvation Army-Feeding Program: (413) 442-0624

Pittsfield—Christian Center of Pittsfield– Lunch Program: (413) 443-2828

Pittsfield—South Congregational Church– St. Joseph’s Kitchen: (413) 442-7357

Pittsfield—St. Stephen’s Parish: (413) 448-8276

Pittsfield—First United Methodist Church—Tuesday’s Harvest Table: (413) 499-0866

Here are some programs that provide FREE* emergency groceries:

Adams—Parish of Pope John Paul the Great: (413) 743-0577

Becket— Becket Federated Church: (413) 623-5217

Dalton—United Methodist Church: (413) 684-0521

Great Barrington—People’s Pantry: (413) 528-3061

Hinsdale—First Congregational Church: (413) 655-8587

Lanesboro—VFW/American Legion: (413) 442-1025

North Adams—Berkshire Food Program Mobile Pantry: (413) 664-7378

North Adams—Friendship Center Food Pantry: (413) 664-0123

North Adams—Salvation Army– Gateway New Life Center Pantry: (413) 663-7987

North Adams - The Berkshire Dream Center - 149 Eagle Street. 413-522-3495

Pittsfield—Christian Assembly Church: (413) 442-1495

Pittsfield—Christian Center of Pittsfield– Food Basket Program: (413) 443-2828

Pittsfield—First United Methodist Church -Tuesday’s Harvest Pantry: (413) 499-0866

Pittsfield—Reigning Love Church: (413) 448-6221

Pittsfield—Salvation Army: (413) 442-0624

Pittsfield—Soldier On Veterans Pantry: (413) 236-5644

Pittsfield—South Congregational Church Food Pantry: (413) 442-7357

Pittsfield—St. Joseph’s Church: (413) 445-5789

Pittsfield—St. Mark’s Church: (413) 447-7510

Pittsfield - The Berkshire Dream Center - 475 Tyler Street 413-522-3495

Williamstown—Community Bible Church: (413) 458-5556


If you are struggling with your food needs, you may also be eligible for the SNAP program (formerly Food Stamps), which provides money for groceries to low-income households. For more information call Executive Director Valerie Schwarz at 413-664-7378.

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Kim McMann is the new executive director at the Berkshire Food Project.
After nearly 25 years, we say farewell to Valerie Schwarz.
"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
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!