Berkshire County Arc
395 South Street
Founded in 1954, Berkshire County Arc (BCArc) is a non-profit, tax-exempt, human services organization offering a broad range of community-based services to individuals with developmental disabilities, brain injuries and autism throughout Berkshire and Hampden Counties in Massachusetts. BCArc serves more than 1,000 individuals annually through the following programs: Advocacy and Family Support: The Advocacy and Family Support Department includes Central and Southern Berkshire County Family Support Center, Respite Services, and an array of advocacy supports. Advocacy services include educational advocacy, family education, service navigation, support groups, social/recreational opportunities, and self-advocacy groups. Adult Family Care (AFC): AFC is a caregiving program for individuals needing assistance with daily living skills. AFC provides support from a multi-disciplinary team including a registered nurse and a case manager. This is a MassHealth funded program. Day Habilitation: BCArc’s day habilitation services are designed for individuals with a wide range of abilities, talents and interests. Individuals supported by BCArc may require intensive supports and skill development in areas of communication, relationship building, self-care, community integration, self-direction, health maintenance, safety and leisure.