You can follow in the tradition of the Berkshires’ great philanthropists with even a small donation to Berkshire Place. Since 1888, when the Berkshire County Home for Aged Women was established in accordance with the wishes of Zenas Marshall Crane (1815-1887), son of Crane & Company founder, Zenas Crane, our only mission is to enhance the lives of seniors in our community.
Your gift today makes it possible for us to offer best-in-class programs and services that ensure the quality of life, health, and well-being of every individual we serve. We help our residents lead meaningful lives with choice and dignity.
We welcome gifts of any amount. Your gift is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Our tax identification numbers are as follows:
Please send your check to:
89 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
If you would like to make a special request or make provisions in your estate, please use the form below and we will be pleased to call you back.
10 Reasons To Choose Berkshire Place
Extraordinary Care and Services
Expect the best for you and your loved ones. Berkshire Place is consistently ranked at the top of all senior care facilities in the Berkshires.
Compassion and Trust
Our caring staff builds close relationships based upon an understanding of each person’s life history and interests.
Gorgeous New Facilities
Over 125 years of experience went into the creation of our new facilities with the latest in senior care and modern conveniences.
100% Private Bedrooms
Feel safe and comfortable. Keep your dignity. Every room is a private room with a private full-bath.
We Will Spend Time With You
U.S. News reports that our nursing staff has about 33% more time available than the Massachusetts average. That means more time for you and less waiting for care.
Continuum of Care Retirement Community (CCRC)
We’ll be there for you when your needs change. Keep your relationships with friends and caregivers as you get older.
No need to wait for a decision from a faceless corporate executive. Our team is empowered. Every decision is made right here by people who know you.
We buy locally and bring in top-quality ingredients. Meals are what you would find at a fine restaurant and can be customized for your preferences.
We offer more and charge less than others providing an excellent all-inclusive value. We’re a non-profit We don’t send money to out-of-town investors, but instead reinvest locally into our resident programming, staff, and facilities.
Berkshire Based Since 1888
We love the Berkshires and are active in the community. Our Board of Directors members are well-known local people who care about what happens here.
“Berkshire Place lets me take the time to give every resident personal attention. That’s what I like about it here. Management is local and they really care.”