Early Education & Care

Berkshire Children and Families offers exceptional education and care for children from birth through pre-kindergarten in Pittsfield. BCF also offers before- and after-school care programs for older children.

In BCF’s infant, toddler and preschool programs, your child plays, learns and thrives with extraordinary early childhood professionals. Our full-day, year-round programs provide education and care tailored to your child’s unique personality, individual needs and style. When it’s time for kindergarten, your child will be ready to go, and ready to shine.

Our programs are accredited through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

BCF’s Early Education and Care programs provide your child with:

  • Extensive, language-rich learning experience
  • Screenings for vision, dental, hearing and overall development
  • Breakfast, lunch and snacks
  • Sliding-scale fees with funding support available


Preschool Sites

Redfield Infant/Toddler Center
For infants through preschool
48 Elizabeth Street 
Pittsfield, MA 01201
7:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. (map)

BCF West Street Center
For infants through preschool
480 West Street 
Pittsfield, MA 01201
7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (map)

Before- and after-school care

Kids’ Club at Conte
Silvio O. Conte Community School
200 West Union Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Before school starting at 7 a.m. and after school until 5:30 p.m. (map)

Kids’ Club at Morningside
Morningside Community School
100 Burbank Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Before school starting at 7 a.m. and after school until 5:30 p.m.(map)


Marisa Papallo
(413) 448-8281 ext. 211

There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.
– Nelson Mandela