If you need any food assistance during this time the following options are available.
has a set up a food pantry for those in need. You may pick up or drop off at the store during their normal hours Sunday through Saturday from 8:00a.m -4:00p.m. Staff will be able to assist you with any questions or you can call Cindy Bartlett at 413-698- 2559.
Richmond Consolidated School
is offering daily lunch to residents of Richmond and West Stockbridge. You can pick up lunches from 8:30-9:30. Please email Tammy the number of lunches you will need at
or call her at 698-2207, ext. 124 the night before. If you would like lunch but have no transportation, please let her know and we will deliver. When you call, you will need to let her know how many lunches you need and the address for delivery.
Need Food or Fuel Assistance?
You may be eligible for financial assistance. Contact the Berkshire Community Action Council (BCAC) at 413-445-4503 or visit their
. All correspondence is confidential. Please Note: Persons in Richmond eligible for emergency fuel assistance are also eligible for food assistance through the South Congregational Church Food Pantry located at the rear of the building at 110 South Street in Pittsfield. Pantry hours are: Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 - 11 AM and Wednesday evenings from 5:30 - 6 PM.
In an effort to help keep all residents and employees safe and to stop the spread of the virus, we are reminding all residents and staff to self quarantine for 14 days from your last day of exposure if they have recently traveled to or from any COVID “hot spots”.
The Board of Health has issued the following
for any short-term rentals.
On March 31st
As part of the updated essential business list, DPH issued new guidance today around hotels, motels, inns, beds and breakfasts and other short-term residential rentals. Based on this new guidance, hotels, motels, and short-term rentals may only be used for efforts related to fighting COVID-19, like front line health workers or individuals, or for Massachusetts residents who have been otherwise displaced from their residences.
SOURCES OF ACCURATE INFORMATION ON THE COVID-19 VIRUS
BERKSHIRE HEALTH SYSTEMS HAS ESTABLISHED A TOLL-FREE HOTLINE FOR QUESTIONS REGARDING THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19). IT IS OPEN FROM 7:00 AM TO 7:00 PM SEVEN DAYS A WEEK .
CALL 855-BMC-LINK, OR 855-262-5465.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health also provides daily updates on Massachusetts-specific information and resources at: