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 a satellite office at 85 Main Street, North Adams. The role of BCAC is to assist low-income residents of Berkshire County towards achieving sustainability and self-sufficiency.


Self-sufficiency and dignity for all.


Berkshire Community Action Council works with our community to find creative and sustainable solutions that promote economic stability and alleviate the destabilizing effects of poverty on our neighbors.



Core Values:

We are dedicated to:
Minimizing the impact of poverty on people’s lives; 
Helping people help themselves and each other, and
Making Berkshire County a better place to live


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