Food Pantries

     Food Pantries and Meal Sites in Berkshire County

(Since program hours and days can change without notice, please call the location to be sure of times and requirements) – January 17, 2022

Pittsfield Food Pantries  
Berkshire Dream Center (held at the Morningside Baptist Church) 475 Tyler Street Pittsfield  413-522-3495Tuesdays 2:30pm – 3:30pm    No requirements
Berkshire Dream Center Mobile Food Pantry 413-522-3495Pittsfield Locations: 3rd Tuesday of the month Dower Square at 5:30pm Wilson Park at 6:15pm   3rd Wednesday of the month Central Annex on 2nd Street at 4:00pm Providence Court at 4:45 pm Berkshire Peak (Old Riverview Apartments) at 5:30pmNo requirements
Berkshire Humane Society Pet Food Pantry 214 Barker Road Pittsfield  413-447-7878Mondays – Sundays 10:00am – 4:00pmFill out a request card at time of pick-up
Campus Cupboard at Berkshire Community College Susan B. Anthony Building 1750 West Street Pittsfield  413-236-1601Open Wednesdays for curbside pick-up by appointment To schedule your time go to: be a current BCC student  with a BCC student ID
Christian Assembly Church 850 Williams Street Pittsfield  413-442-1495Wednesdays & Fridays 10:00am – 1:00pmNo requirements/Assistance provided
Christian Center Client Choice                         193 Robbins Avenue Pittsfield  413-443-2828             Mondays thru Thursdays 10:00am-1:00pmAssistance available once a week
First Baptist Church 88 South Street Pittsfield  413-445-4539Tuesdays 10:30am – 12:30pmSign in when utilizing services
First United Methodist Church 55 Fenn Street Pittsfield  413-499-0866Tuesdays 4:00pm – 5:30pm Use Fenn Street entranceNo requirements    
St. Joseph’s Church (Held at the Parish Center) 414 North Street Pittsfield  413-445-5789Wednesdays 8:30am – 10:00amSign in when utilizing services
St. Mark’s Church 400 West Street Pittsfield  413-447-7510Last two Fridays of each month 9:00am – 11:00amNo requirements
The Salvation Army 298 West Street Pittsfield  413-442-0624Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 12:30pm – 3:00pmNo requirements
Soldier On Food Pantry 360 West Housatonic Street Pittsfield  413-236-5644Saturdays 8:00am – 11:00amOpen to the public Need verification of address
South Congregational Church 110 South Street Pittsfield  413-442-7357Wednesdays & Thursdays 7:30am – 11:00am Outside drive-through Walk-Ups availableShort application to fill out Assistance available once a week
South Congregational Church Mobile Food Delivery 110 South Street Pittsfield 413-442-7357Deliveries on Mondays Please call the church and leave a message if you want a deliveryNo requirements  
Becket, Dalton & Hinsdale Food Pantries  
Becket Federated Church Parish House 3381 Main Street Becket  413-841-17011st & 3rd Saturdays of each month 9:00am – 11:00amFor Becket, Washington, and the surrounding Hilltowns   Emergencies: 413-770-1897
Dalton United Methodist Church 755 Main Street Dalton  413-684-0521Tuesdays 4:00pm – 6:00pmOpen to Berkshire County residents
First Congregational Church of Hinsdale Located at Hinsdale Trading Company Parking Lot 371 Old Dalton Road Hinsdale  413-655-2670Thursdays 10:00am – 11:00am 
The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts Mobile Food Bank Held at the Dalton CRA 400 Main Street Dalton 413-247-9738, ext. 1214th Wednesday of each month 11:00am – 12Noon Rain or shineNo proof of eligibility required  
St. Agnes Church 489 Main Street Dalton  413-684-0125Thursdays 5:30pm – 6:00pmFor Dalton and Hilltown residents only  
Lanesboro Food Pantry  
American Legion/VFW Located in the old school house in Berkshire Village 144 Old State Road Lanesboro  413-442-1025Fridays 9:00am – 11:00amOpen to the public  
  North County Food Pantries  
Al Nelson Friendship Center 45 Eagle Street North Adams  413-664-0123Wednesdays 10:00am – 2:00pm Friends physically unable to get to the food pantry, call on Wednesdays between 10am-4pm to set-up a delivery which will take place on Thursdays, 10:00am – 12NoonAssistance to residents of Clarksburg, Florida, and North Adams every other week
Berkshire Dream Center Mobile Food Pantry 413-522-3495North Adams Locations: 4th Wednesday of the month Mohawk Forest at 5:00pm Brayton Hill at 5:45pm Greylock at 6:30pmNo requirements
Cheshire Food Pantry Held at the Cheshire Community Center 119 School Street Cheshire  413-743-97191st Saturday of each month 11:00am – 12:00noonAvailable to all Cheshire residents with proof of residency Emergency food is also available
Community Bible Church 160 Bridges Road Williamstown  413-458-55563rd Wednesday of each month 12Noon – 2:00pmMust be a Mass. resident
The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts Mobile Food Bank Held at the Adams Council on Aging/Adams Visitors’ Center 3 Hoosac Street Adams  413-247-9738, ext. 1212nd & 4th Tuesdays of each month 10:00am – 11:00am  No proof of eligibility required One distribution per household Must be a Berkshire County resident  
The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts Mobile Food Bank North Adams American Legion 124 American Legion Drive North Adams  413-247-9738, ext. 1211st and 3rd Fridays of each month 10:00am – 11:00am    No proof of eligibility required One distribution per household  
St. John Paul II Charity Center Rte. 8 across from Walgreens Adams 413-743-0577Wednesdays 11:00am – 1:00pmAssistance to residents of Adams, Cheshire, and Savoy every week
The Salvation Army Gateway New Life Center 393 River Street North Adams  413-663-7987Tuesdays 12Noon – 3:00pm Drive or walk-thru For Emergency Pantry please call 413-663-7987 Deliveries on Wednesdays 12Noon – 2:00pm Call 413-663-7987 on Tuesdays 10:00am – 12:00Noon to schedule a deliveryFor North County residents only   
Williamstown Food Pantry at St. Patrick & St. Raphael Parish 53 Southworth Street Williamstown  413-458-4946,x11 or 413-458-31491st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month 9:00am – 12Noon Drive or walk-thruAssistance to residents of Hancock, New Ashford, Williamstown, and Pownal, VT
South County Food Pantries
The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts Mobile Food Bank Held at CHP 444 Stockbridge Road Gt. Barrington  413-247-9738, ext. 1211st Tuesday of each month 11am – 12Noon Rain or shineNo proof of eligibility required

Lee Food Pantry 45 Railroad Street Lee  413-266-1141Saturdays 10:00am – 12NoonServes people in Becket, Lee, Lenox Dale, Otis, Stockbridge, Tyringham, & West Stockbridge
Lenox Ecumenical Food Pantry Located at the United Methodist Church of Lenox 6 Holmes Road Lenox  413-445-5918 or 413-822-8673Saturdays 10:00am – 11:00amServes Lenox and Lenox Dale  residents along with our members of Lenox and Lenox Dale churches – Assistance available every other week
Monterey Pantry Pickup Held at the Meetinghouse 449 Main Road (In the basement) Monterey 413-528-1443, ext. 247 Call the above telephone number to schedule a home deliveryCurbside pick-up, in-person shopping, or home delivery Saturdays 10:00am – 11:30am Weekly visits are welcomeNo requirements Please wear a mask
Otis Food Pantry 1 North Main Road Otis On Facebook at: Otis Food PantryWednesdays 10:00am – 12Noon      No residency restrictions
Peoples Pantry 5 Taconic Avenue at St. James Place – Across from CVS Gt. Barrington  www.thepeoplespantrygb.orgMondays 4:00pm – 5:30pm Thursdays 10:00am – 12:30pm  South County residents only No proof of eligibility required
Sheffield Food Assistance Held at Old Parish Church 125 Main Street Sheffield  413-229-2624Mondays 9:00am – 10:00amMust be resident of Southern Berkshire Regional School District  
Stephentown, NY Food Pantry  
Stephentown Federated Church 1513 Garfield Road (County Road 26) Stephentown, NY  518-487-8606Saturdays 9:00am – 11:00am Available weekly from your carServes residents of Hancock and Stephentown Need proof of residency  

Pittsfield Meal Sites

Breakfast Meal Sites
The Salvation Army 298 West Street Pittsfield  413-442-0624Mondays thru Fridays Brunch served 10:30am – 11:30am  
South Congregational Church – St. Joseph’s Kitchen 110 South Street Pittsfield 413-442-7357Wednesdays & Thursdays 8:00am – 9:00am Grab & Go
Lunch Meal Sites 
Cathedral of the Beloved Held at St. Stephen’s Church (Enter on Allen St.) 67 East Street Pittsfield 413-448-8276Sundays 1:00pm
Christian Center 193 Robbins Avenue Pittsfield  413-443-2828Mondays thru Thursdays 12Noon – 1:00pm
Jewish Federation at Knesset Israel Synagogue 16 Colt Road Pittsfield  413-442-2200Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 11:45 – 12Noon – Pick-up at kitchen door Kosher senior meals grab & go Meals by reservation by calling 413-442-2200
Pittsfield Senior Center 330 North Street Pittsfield  413-499-9346Mondays thru Fridays 11:30am – 12:30pm Senior Meals Grab & Go Call 1 day ahead for reservations Recommended $2 donation for seniors 60 and over
Pittsfield Senior Center 330 North Street Pittsfield  413-499-9346Mondays thru Fridays 11:30am – 12:30pm Congregate meals Call 1 day ahead for reservations Recommended $2 donation for seniors 60 and over
Price Memorial AME Zion Church 163 Linden Street Pittsfield  413-464-7827Saturdays 11:00am – 1:00pm Bagged lunches to go – Call Connie at 413-358-8393 for information on deliveries
Dinner Meal Sites 
First Baptist Church – “Feed My Sheep” 88 South Street Pittsfield  413-445-4539Mondays 5:30pm – 6:30pm Grab & Go
  First United Methodist Church 55 Fenn Street Pittsfield  413-499-0866  Tuesdays – Harvest Table Meal 4:00pm – 5:30pm Use Fenn Street Entrance
St. Stephen’s Church (Enter on Allen Street) 67 East Street Pittsfield  413-448-8276Thursdays & Fridays 4:45pm – 5:30pm  
The Salvation Army 298 West Street Pittsfield  413-442-0624Sundays 4:30pm – 5:00pm  
South Congregational  Church – St. Joseph’s Kitchen 110 South Street Pittsfield  413-442-7357Wednesdays 4:30pm – 5:30pm Grab & Go

Dalton Meal Site

Lunch Meal Site
Dalton Senior Center 40 Field Street Ext. Dalton  413-684-2000 (Run by the Dalton Council on Aging)Mondays and Thursdays 12Noon – 1:00pm Congregate meals available for grab & go Must enroll with Elder Services first.  Need 24 hour notice.  Call 684-2000.

North County Meal Sites

Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner Meal Sites
Adams COA 3 Hoosac Street Adams  413-743-8333  Mondays thru Fridays Congregate meals available for grab & go Must call Adams COA 24 hours prior  
Berkshire Food Project Held at First Congregational Church of N.  Adams 134 Main Street North Adams  413-664-7378Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 11:30am – 1:00pm
Cheshire COA Held at Cheshire Community Center 119 School Street Cheshire  413-743-9719Mondays thru Fridays 10:15am – 12Noon Congregate meals available for grab & go Must call Cheshire COA
First Baptist Church Community Soup Kitchen Eagle Street Entrance 131 Main Street North  Adams  413-652-7619Saturdays 11:00am – 12Noon
McCann Technical School 70 Hodges Cross Road North Adams 413-663-5383 Grab & Go meals at no cost for any student ages 18 and under from around the areaMondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 3:00pm – 3:45pm On the pick-up days there will be one hot meal, one cold meal, and two breakfasts. Pick-ups every week unless there is a holiday
  North Adams COA Mary Spitzer Center 116 Ashland Street North Adams  413-662-3125  Mondays thru Fridays 11:30am – 12Noon Congregate meals available for 60+ for pick-up only – Must call one day in advance to reserve meal.  Please call 413-664-9826

South County Meal Sites

Lunch Meal Site
Guthrie Center 2 Van Deusenville Road Gt. Barrington  413-528-1955Wednesdays Free Community “TO GO” Lunch 12Noon – 1:00pm
Lenox COA, Community Center 65 Walker Street Lenox  Building locked.  You must knock on door If new to program,  you must fill out a formMondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 12Noon – 12:30pm Congregate meals available for grab & go Must reserve a meal two days in advance by calling 413-637-5535
Sheffield Senior Center 25 Cook Road Sheffield  413-229-7037Community senior meals grab & go Provided through Elder Services To order a meal, please call 413-229-7037 $2 suggested donation
Dinner Meal Sites 
Berkshire South Regional Community Center 15 Crissey Road Gt. Barrington  413-528-2810Mondays 5:00pm – 6:00pm “To go” option only Everyone is welcome.
Breaking Bread Community Supper Held at the American Legion Cook Road Sheffield  413-229-8614Thursdays 5:00pm – Grab & go dinners Please RSVP at 413-229-7037 Free to all
First Congregational Church of Lee 25 Park Place Lee  413-243-1033 Observing all Covid guidelines Enter via door at the left side of the churchGrab & Go Community Meal 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month Pick-up 4:30pm – 5:30pm BYO bag encouraged Donations welcome

Other Food Programs

Brown Bag Program

This program is a supplemental monthly food program offering 10-15 pounds of food to eligible individuals, 55 years or older, free or for a small donation.  For income eligibility requirements and further information, call your Council on Aging.

Elder Services’ Elder Nutrition Program

Noontime meals are offered for those 60 years of age and older at several senior centers throughout the County.  Some sites offer transportation through the Council on Aging.  A suggested donation of $2.00 per meal is requested.  Individuals under 60 years of age are welcome for a required fee of $7.00 per meal.  Call Elder Services of Berkshire County for information and locations at 413-499-0524 or


Elder Services’ Meals on Wheels Program

Nutritious, hot noontime meals are offered Monday through Friday to homebound Berkshire seniors, who are 60 years of age or older.  A suggested donation of $2.00 is requested to help cover the cost of food preparation and delivery.  There are eligibility requirements.  Please call Elder Services of Berkshire County at 413-499-0524 to make a referral for yourself, family member or friend.

Take and Eat Program

A program for individuals 60 years of age and older who are homebound, unable to prepare meals, shop, or get out.  Meals are delivered on Sundays and are provided for weekends and three-day holiday weekends.  Contact Kathleen Ryan at 413-672-1404 or 413-664-1041 for information.