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  • Contact Us | CCB

    Northern Berkshire Central Berkshire Contact Us Thanks for contacting us! Someone will be in touch with you shortly. Submit CCB Closure Calendar

  • News & Events | CCB

    Check us out on Facebook! For Press and Media Inquiries, Please email mfortini@ccberkshire.org CCBs FY2021 Annual Report Out of gallery Our News! 1/17/2022 - By Larry Parnass, The Berkshire Eagle Finding child care in the Berkshires went from hard to horrible since the pandemic. We look at the reasons behind the child care staffing crisis 10/26/2021 - Northern Berkshire United Way, YouTube NBUW Caring for Community 10/19/2021 - By Nancy Eve Cohen, New England Public Media Hiring crisis in child care: 'We're stuck in a market that's broken' 10/2021 - Wild Oats Market Wild Oats - Our October Round Up Donation 9/23/2021 - Berkshire United Way, YouTube Healthy Families | Child Care of the Berkshires 4/13/2021 - By Brittany Polito, IBerkshires Bloom Brothers Pays $375K in Taxes to Pittsfield, Makes Charitable Donations 7/2/2020, STO Building Group STRENGTHENING FAMILIES IN MASSACHUSETTS 6/25/2020, By Stephen Dravis, IBerkshires Child Care Leader Recognized by State Women's Commission 3/1/2020 - By Rebecca Dravis, IBerkshires Child Care of the Berkshires Celebrates 50 Years View More Staff Enrichment & Development @ Mass MoCA Staff Enrichment & Development @ Mass MoCA Staff Enrichment & Development @ Mass MoCA Out of gallery

  • Request for Proposal | CCB

    Request for Proposal Audit Services for a 3-Year Contract starting Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2022 Child Care of the Berkshires, with administrative offices located at 210 State Street, North Adams, MA 01247, is seeking proposals for professional accounting services including the financial and compliance audit and completion of the Uniform Financial Report for FY 2022 ending 6/30/2022. Please download the bid packet below for proposal and submission instructions. Proposals must be submitted and received no later than 4:30 p.m. on May 13, 2022. Requst for Proposal - Audit Services (PDF) INQUIRIES AND PROPOSALS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO: Name: Sharon Pessolano Title: Director of Finances Entity: Child Care of the Berkshires, Inc. Address: 210 State Street, North Adams, MA 01247 Phone: (413) 663-6593 Email:spessolano@ccberkshire.org

  • Board of Directors | CCB

    Meet CCB's Board of Directors Child Care of the Berkshires, Inc is governed by a dedicated Board of Directors made up of volunteers representing a cross section of the community with specific areas of experience and expertise. Board members are elected to serve three-year terms. CCB's Board meets bi-monthly and is responsible for the overall governance of the Agency, ensuring financial stability, development/advancement, long range planning, compliance with relevant laws and regulations, and hiring and supervision of the President/CEO. Anne Guest Board Chair Inventory and Royalty Manager, Storey Publishing James Brosnan Treasurer Superintendent, McCann Technical High School Alison Bost Clerk Deputy General Counsel, Womble Bond Dickinson LLP Lisa Birge Governance Chair Aide, North Adams Public Schools Tracy Allen Retired Finance Analyst Margaret Clark Assistant Professor, Mass College of Liberal Arts Lindsey Codwise Community Programs Officer, Berkshire Bank Foundation Liz Costley Owner, Overland Summers Alison Foehl Computer Teacher, Williamstown Elementary School Jeff Lowenstein Director of Community Planning, Berkshire Community Action Lee Leonesio Mullins Retired Kindergarten Teacher, North Adams Public Schools Erik Ray Community Banking Officer, Mountain One Bank David Rice Vice President of Investments, Raymond James Tom Simon Director of Support Services, North Adams Public Schools Karen Vogel Health Education Coordinator, Berkshire Health Systems

  • The Family Center | CCB

    Welcome to the Family Center! The Family Center is the place for ALL families with young children to come together. We outreach and support families in the 11 towns of Northern Berkshire County. ​ Our programs continue and are operating virtually. Please call us for clothing exchange, diapers, or baby boxes. Parent Education We offer single session parenting workshops and longer weekly parent education classes. Topics include positive discipline, child development and self care for parents. Playg roups Playgroups are a wonderful opportunity to meet other parents and children, to help your child learn social skills and learn more about child development. Clothing Exchange The FREE Children's Clothing exchange is a room full of lightly used clothing. It includes newborn to size 12 clothing and children's shoes and books. Parent can come to shop and/or can donate clothing their children have outgrown. ​ ​ Community Resources Our friendly staff can help you get connected to the local resources to meet your family's individual needs. We provide warm hand-offs or simple phone numbers. Call us at 664-4821. ParentChild+ ParentChild+ offers individual coaching and support to assist parents in building their child's vocabulary and other pre-reading skills. Our program is free and the books and toys are gifts to support you as your child's first teacher so you can help your child prepare for school and for life. Family Fun Events The Family Center plans large and small events for families with young children throughout the year. Some of our most well known events include Touch a Truck and Ooey Gooey Night. Check out our Facebook page! Join our Facebook group! CONTACT US ​ Bethany Prince-Malloy Assistant Coordinator The Family Center ​ (413) 664-4821 bprince@ccberkshire.org ​ Family Center Calendar Holiday Closure Calendar Family Center Calendar Family Center Events Calendar The Family Center is funded by a Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care and by the Children’s Trust, the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Williamstown Community Chest and the Northern Berkshire United Way.

  • Family Support | CCB

    Our Family Support Programs Child Care of the Berkshires offers a variety of family support programs, providing a range of services including: home visiting, support groups, playgroups, parent education, fun family engagement events, information and referrals. The Family Center The Family Center believes that parents are the child’s first teacher and that play is how children learn. Our groups and events focus on supporting families with children birth through age 8. Parent Child+ ParentChild+ is an early literacy program that offers FREE books and toys to help parents support their children's learning. It serves families with children ages 18 months to 3 years. Healthy Families Healthy Families provides support and key parenting information through home visiting for first-time young parents, age 25 and under. Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention The Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program provides home visiting and case-management services to families whose children have high levels of lead poisoning.

  • About Us | CCB

    Welcome to Child Care of the Berkshires Anne Nemetz-Carlson, MA President/CEO ​ WELCOME... ​ The importance of early education to our children and families is the driving force behind all of Child Care of the Berkshires’ programming. We are proud of our long history and our role as a leader in the field of early childhood education and family support. ​ Whether you have come to our site because you are involved or are interested in becoming involved with us through one of our programs, you will find valuable information here. We urge you to take the next step and contact us. ​ We look forward to partnering with you and your family. ​ Anne Nemetz-Carlson, MA President/CEO CEO/President

  • Monument Square | CCB

    We Are Monument Square Monument Square Early Childhood and School-Age Center The Monument Square Center is a family-oriented child care center, offering a welcoming, nurturing, developmentally appropriate educational environment that focuses on enhancing a child's growth and development. We care for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school-age children in seven separate classrooms. ​ We believe all children deserve to have access to an early childhood education program with caring and inviting teachers. Come explore our center today to see if it’s a good fit for you and your family! ​ We provide: ​ Experienced and nurturing educators Wonderfully equipped classrooms and educational toys Year round field trips into the community Nutritious meals - breakfast, lunch and snacks Large, open outdoor play spaces that are natural classrooms Parent involvement opportunities ​ ​ ​ The Monument S quare Earl y Childhood Center has been NAEYC Accredited since 1998 ​ We provide: ​ Experienced and nurturing educators Wonderfully equipped classrooms and educational toys Year round field trips into the community Nutritious meals - breakfast, lunch and snacks Large, open outdoor play spaces that are natural classrooms Parent involvement opportunities CONTACT US ​ Kelly Phillips, B.A. Program Director Monument Square Early Childhood Center 210 State Street North Adams, MA 01247 ​ (413) 664-4657 FAX (413) 664-4307 ​ kphillips@ccberkshire.org ​ FY21 Enrollment Packet Preschool Parent Handbook Food Packet Income CCB Closure Calendar Food Packet Enrollment School Age Parent Handbook Holiday Closure Calendar

  • View More | CCB

    More News! 12/9/2019 - By Tammy Daniels, IBerkshires Child Care of the Berkshires Ready for Next Renovation Step 3/7/2019 - IBerkshires North Adams Awarded Grant to Expand Pre-Kindergarten 4/6/2018 - By Andy McKeever, IBerkshires 'Step Up' Event Raises Awareness of Child Abuse in Berkshires 6/10/2017 - By Tammy Daniels, IBerkshires Child Care of Berkshires Plans $1.75M Renovation of Haskins School 3/31/2017 - The Leominster Champion Leominster schools to benefit from $250K state grant 2/2017 - ParentChild+ PCHP’s Child Care of the Berkshires Site in MA Awarded $250,000 Grant 2/13/2016 - By Adam Shanks, The Berkshire Eagle Child Care of Berkshires signs 25-year lease of former North Adams school 3/26/2015 - By Gillian Jones, The Berkshire Eagle on YouTube Child Care of the Berkshires sponsors Ooey Gooey night at the Adams Youth Center For Press and Media Inquiries, Please email mfortini@ccberkshire.org

  • Pay My Bill | CCB

    Pay My Bill Your child care tuition account, invoices, and tax statements can be accessed through MyProcare . Click the button below to log in using the email address you provided to your program during enrollment. MyProcare.com Automated Payment Processing Your program also supports automated payment processing by withdrawing your weekly tuition fee from your bank account every Monday (or the first business day of the week). To enroll, please print and complete the form below and submit it to your program. Automated Payment Processing Enrollment Form If you require assistance using the parent portal or have questions about the automated payment program, please contact Lory Atwell latwell@ccberkshire.org . For billing questions, please call our Administrative Office: (413) 663-6593