CHP provides high quality health care for infants, children, adults and elders who reside in Berkshire County, MA, regardless of income, immigration status or insurance. CHP serves more than 16,000 people each year and these individuals come from every town in the county and from all economic levels.
When you are a patient at CHP, your privacy will be respected and the care you receive will be kept in strict confidence.
Health Centers are located throughout Berkshire County at the following sites: on Hospital Avenue in North Adams, Depot Street in Adams, North Street in Pittsfield, off Route 102 in Lee, and on Route 7 just north of town in Great Barrington. In addition to pediatricians, family medicine, internists, and family nurse practitioners, CHP offers nutrition and mental health care.
Dental Care: Our dental practices are located in Pittsfield and Great Barrington, CHP’s Dental Centers are among the few places in Berkshire County where the uninsured can see a dentist, regardless of insurance status. Many other practices require Medicaid patients to pay cash or forego treatment. Find out more.
Women’s Health Care: CHP’s OB/GYN provides comprehensive health care for women of all ages including prenatal care, family centered births at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington and post-partum care. The office is south of town on Route 7 in Great Barrington. Find out more.
Health Care coming to you: CHP on Wheels now provides primary care off site. You can make an appointment to have a check up with a Family Nurse Practitioner in Otis, New Marlborough, and Lee.
CHP on Wheels offers Vision Care. Thanks to the Massachusetts Medical Society and Alliance Charitable Foundation, Community Health Programs has set up an exam room for ophthalmology (eye care) on our mobile outreach van. CHP patients can receive routine eye care from Dr. Diane Singer. We offer screening, diagnosis, and treatment for most eye diseases at our three primary health facilities. If you haven’t had an eye exam in more than a year, call now to make an appointment with Dr. Singer: 413-528-8580.
Supporting Families, Growing Healthy Children: CHP’s family programs focus on families with children under age five. During these first 2,000 days of life, a child’s brain grows and develops the foundation for all future learning.
CHP’s WIC focuses on nutrition and access to healthy foods. Find out more.
Family Support Network offers child under age five and their parents free weekly playgroups that help children develop healthy bodies and agile minds. Children find varied invitations to play and in the process acquire new language, strengthen muscles and coordination, explore creativity, and learn to problem solve. Arts, crafts, storytelling, work with numbers and other conceptual frameworks are all part of the playgroup experience. Informal and inviting, CHP’s playgroups offer spaces where children actively explore, which has direct and real benefits on their ability to learn. Family Support also creates opportunities for parents to learn from each other. Find out more.
Family Support also offers a clothing exchange and book lending library.