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  • WIC

    Agency: Berkshire Health Systems



    Berkshire North WIC is a Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children. WIC is a nutrition program that provides nutrition and health education, healthy food, breastfeeding education and support and other services free of charge.

    WIC's goal is to help keep pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants and children under 5 years old healthy. To do this, WIC provides the following services:

    • Personalized nutrition consultations
    • WIC Card to buy free, healthy food
    • Tips for eating well to improve health
    • Referrals for medical and dental care, health insurance, child care, housing and fuel assistance, and other services that can benefit the whole family
    • Issuance of Farmer's Market coupons in the summer.
    WIC also offers immunization screenings and referrals, breastfeeding support and nutrition and health workshops on a variety of topics including meal planning, maintaining a healthy weight, picky eaters, caring for a new baby, and shopping on a budget.

    Women who are pregnant can receive WIC benefits before they see their obstetrician. WIC also provides benefits for 6 months for postpartum women who have miscarried.




    • Physical Address:
      • 510 North St., Suite #5
      • Pittsfield, MA 01201
    • Pittsfield WIC Office:
      • (413) 447-3495
    • North Adams WIC Office:
      • (413) 663-3012
    • Fax:
      • (413) 553-6740
    • Business Line:
      • (413) 447-3495
    • Main Email:
    • Website:

    • Berkshire North WIC (Pittsfield)
      Fax: (413) 553-6740
      Business Line: (413) 447-3495
      510 North St.
      Pittsfield, MA 01201
      Directions

    • Berkshire North WIC (North Adams)
      Fax: (413) 663-6499
      Business Line: (413) 663-3012
      Berskhire Medical Center
      71 Hospital Ave.,
      North Adams, MA 01247
      Directions



    Agency: Berkshire Health Systems

    Languages Offered:

    Program Fees: None

    Eligibility: Pregnant and postpartum women, and children under age 5. You are automatically income eligible for WIC if you are currently receiving TAFDC, SNAP, or MassHealth Standard. Foster kids under age 5 are also automatically eligible for WIC. * If there is no automatic qualifier the WIC income guideline is 185 percent of the FPL.

    Area(s) Served:
    • Berkshire County




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