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Employment and Community Resources

Below is a collection of external employment and community resources for individuals in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont who are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Current Information about COVID-19

Current Job Opportunities in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont

Job Readiness Videos

More Videos

Benefits Information

Medical and Mental Health Resources

Food Pantries & Meal Sites

Financial & Utility Supports

  • Please visit this website for a contact list of all emergency child care services.

  • Suspending all shut-offs of gas and electric utilities, including municipal light and gas plants, for residential customers during the #COVID19 State of Emergency.

  • Temporarily suspended collections-related activities, including service disconnections, to lessen any financial hardship. This will stay in effect at least until the end of April.

  • If you were recently laid off apply for fuel assistance through BCAC by calling the number provided. This program can also help with free Tax prep and Loan programs. Central/South: (413)445-4503 North: (413)663-3014

  • Free internet access for students. 1(800)488-8398

  • 2 months of internet essentials for new clients in low income families impacted by COVID-19

  • Honda Financial Services

    If in need and cannot pay car payment - call number given and they will allow 3 month of non payment with no penalty. 1(800)457-9929

  • Bartender emergency assistance program, applications required, please follow the link to apply.

Domestic & Sexual Violence Support

Substance Use Supports

Family Supports

  • 24-7 Free & Confidential hotline for parental anxiety which can help address the following questions: How do I protect my children? What do I tell them?
    Or simply, how do I keep them busy when there is no school? (800) 632-8188

  • Please follow this link for locations on Diapers in your area

  • Child Care of the Berkshires & NBCC

    Emergency Diapers 413-663-7588