Building Community in North Berkshire

Our vision is to be a catalyst for a healthy, empowered, and engaged community.

Who We Serve

COMMUNITY

nbCC promotes dialogue about emerging community issues, offers recovery peer support and works to keep the community informed about local resources through our newsletters and resource guides. One of our strengths is bringing people together to work together towards a common goal, get to know their neighbors, value our community, or just to have fun!

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PARENTS & CAREGIVERS

nbCC is committed to support families with children 0-18 in north Berkshire. We strive to create a safe and welcoming space for parents and guardians to find information, resources, and support to help them address the needs and concerns they have and help them meet the demands of parenting children today. We offer support services, skill building workshops, support groups, family fun events and more.

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YOUTH

nbCC brings together diverse groups of youth through initiatives that allow them to express themselves while empowering them to make their own, healthy decisions, become engaged in their communities, and become leaders their own lives. We provide a safe space for local youth to realize the wide array of attributes they possess, and empower them to build on these strengths and connect with their community. 

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Woman holds a sign that reads nbCC makes a difference by offering amazing programs for youth

A large group gathers at MCLA for the 2019 MLK Day of Service

Two children with backpacks at the Backpacked for Success event

Child watering newly planted tree

A group of people in conversation during a monthly forum

FAMILY SUPPORT & NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT

We provide families within our community the resources, activities, and group support needed to maintain a strong and resilient family and to develop stronger skills to become the best parent they can be for their children.

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YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

We actively work to build a positive youth development culture. We support youth to grow and realize their full potential, while also supporting those who work with youth through networking and training efforts.

 

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HEALTH & WELLNESS

We support environmental changes in our community to make healthy eating and active, healthy living the easy choice change for good habits that last a lifetime. We promote healthier lifestyles, one person at a time, and create opportunities for people to improve their lives through exercise, healthy eating, and connection to community.

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CONVENE & CONNECT COMMUNITY

We facilitate community conversations to resolve local concerns through our monthly forums, workgroups, and other collaborations. Our resource guides and newsletters keep our residents connected to local service agencies. We also bring residents together to celebrate those who work to make our community better, or just to have fun! 

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SUBSTANCE USE PREVENTION & RECOVERY

We engage and educate the community to help prevent underage use of alcohol, marijuana, and illegal drugs. We promote education about the consequences of substance misuse, harm reduction services, and offer peer led, community support programs for substance use. 

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LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

We train both adults and youth to be leaders within their community to build capacity to make positive change in our region. 

 

 

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Location

61 Main St., Suite 218

North Adams, MA 01247

Contact

Need assistance? Please call us: 413-663-7588

Hours

Monday:

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tuesday:
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday:
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday:
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday:
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
2nd & 3rd Saturdays:
9:00 AM – Noon

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About Us

The mission of the Coalition is empowering the Northern Berkshire region to enhance the quality of life through our efforts at connecting, convening, and supporting all facets of the community.