SNAP Food Assistance
Appointments for the SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) food assistance program are held on Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. To schedule your visit, call (413) 528-0457. You will be asked to bring along some important verification documents.
Want to speed up your application process? Visit the SNAP eligibility website to find out if you qualify.
The first Tuesday of each month, CHP hosts the Western Massachusetts Food Bank, which distributes healthy, nutritious food to all comers, free of charge.
- Noon-1 p.m.
- Rain or shine
- Sign-in starts ½ hour before distribution
- One portion of each item will be available per household
- Please bring bags or cart to carry your food
- No proof of eligibility required
Between these food distribution times, emergency food may be available by contacting our WIC staff, (413) 528-0457
Emergency Food Package – Project Milk
Project Milk funds are distributed only when other food program options have been exhausted – when families are clearly in crisis. Call 413-528-0457. For more information Click Here.
Berkshire Community Action Council has appointments for fuel assistance LIHEAP) at our Family Services Building in Great Barrington. Appointments are required, and can be made by calling BCAC at (413) 418-3691. Fuel Assistance information, guidelines and forms can be found at the BCAC website.