Events / Calendar

Nov
28
Mon
2022
Parents Helping Parents @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Nov 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

A parent support group for families who have DCF involvement. Meetings are currently held on Zoom.

Contact Melia Hoffman at mhoffman@18degreesma.org or call the office for details (413) 448-8281 x 268.

Nov
29
Tue
2022
ARC Support Group @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

A 12-week program for all parents and caregivers designed using the Attachment Regulation Competency (ARC) principles for children of all ages and stages. Designed to help guide you to better understand the importance of your relationship with your child(ren) as the primary force for teaching them the skills they need to be successful.

Pre-registration required. For more information, contact Patricia by phone at (413) 448-8281 x 272 or email at pdasilvamcewan@18degreesma.org

Mommy & Me Play Group @ 18 Degrees
Nov 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Mommy & Me Play Group
Tuesdays 11am-12:30pm
This group is for caregivers and children ages 0-3yrs. A chance for the kids to socialize with other kids and for caregivers to socialize with other caregivers of young children. Contact Sylvana!

Nov
30
Wed
2022
Live Out Loud High School @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Nov 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A safe, supportive space for LGBTQIA+  youth 14-18 to get together for conversation and activities.

Meets Thursdays 3:00-4:00 pm @ 480 West St.

Contact Emma Lenski 413-448-8281 ext. 241 or emlenski@18degreesma.org 

English Language Learning @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Nov 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

A free class that is offered to those who are learning the English language.

Contact: Sylvana Proano at sproano@18degreesma.org or call the office for more details. 413-448-8281

Dec
1
Thu
2022
Nursing Baby & Toddler Group @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Hosted by Berkshire Nursing Families, this is an informal playgroup for families with feeding children to socialize, receive parenting support, and breastfeeding advice from other families. A baby scale is available for weight checks.

Contact Melia for more information at 413-448-8281 ext 268 or mhoffman@18degreesma.org.

Families Raising Families @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Are you a grandparent, sibling, aunt, uncle, or any other kinship caregiver? Join us for Families Raising Families, a support group dedicated to those caring for children to have a safe, inclusive space to connect, share, and learn from one another.

Meets the 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month from 10:00 – 11:00 AM
For more information, contact:
Melia at 413.448.8281 x 268 or mhoffman@18degreesma.org
Or
Patricia at 413.448.8281 x 272 or pdasilvamcewan@18degreesma.org

Young Adult Affinity Group @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Dec 1 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

This is a safe and supportive space for young adults ages 18-30 in the LGBTQIA+ community. It is a space for people of shared experiences and identity to have conversations and workshops.

Contact Emma Lenski at emlenski@18degreesma.org   or call 413-448-8281 ext 241 for more information.

Nurturing Parents @ 18 Degrees
Dec 1 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

A 16-week evidence-based curriculum parenting education class. All caregivers are welcome. Prior registration is required.

Contact Sylvana to register – (413) 448-8281 ext 261 or sproano@18degreesma.org

Live Out Loud Middle School @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Dec 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

A safe, supportive space for LGBTQ+  youth 11-14 to get together and express their authentic selves while having fun! Meets Thursdays 4:00-5:30 pm @ 480 West St.

Contact Emma Lenski emlenski@18degreesma.org or call (413) 448-8281 x 241 for more information

Dec
3
Sat
2022
Family Resource Center Open @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Dec 3 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Dec
5
Mon
2022
Parents Helping Parents @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Dec 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

A parent support group for families who have DCF involvement. Meetings are currently held on Zoom.

Contact Melia Hoffman at mhoffman@18degreesma.org or call the office for details (413) 448-8281 x 268.

Dec
6
Tue
2022
Mommy & Me Play Group @ 18 Degrees
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Mommy & Me Play Group
Tuesdays 11am-12:30pm
This group is for caregivers and children ages 0-3yrs. A chance for the kids to socialize with other kids and for caregivers to socialize with other caregivers of young children. Contact Sylvana!

Dec
7
Wed
2022
Live Out Loud High School @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Dec 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A safe, supportive space for LGBTQIA+  youth 14-18 to get together for conversation and activities.

Meets Thursdays 3:00-4:00 pm @ 480 West St.

Contact Emma Lenski 413-448-8281 ext. 241 or emlenski@18degreesma.org 

English Language Learning @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

A free class that is offered to those who are learning the English language.

Contact: Sylvana Proano at sproano@18degreesma.org or call the office for more details. 413-448-8281

LGBTQ for Parents @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

A support group for parents of youth that identify as LGBTQ+ that meets on the first Wednesday of the month. For both Spanish and English-speaking families.

For more information, contact:

Dec
8
Thu
2022
Nursing Baby & Toddler Group @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Hosted by Berkshire Nursing Families, this is an informal playgroup for families with feeding children to socialize, receive parenting support, and breastfeeding advice from other families. A baby scale is available for weight checks.

Contact Melia for more information at 413-448-8281 ext 268 or mhoffman@18degreesma.org.

Young Adult Affinity Group @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Dec 8 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

This is a safe and supportive space for young adults ages 18-30 in the LGBTQIA+ community. It is a space for people of shared experiences and identity to have conversations and workshops.

Contact Emma Lenski at emlenski@18degreesma.org   or call 413-448-8281 ext 241 for more information.

Nurturing Parents @ 18 Degrees
Dec 8 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

A 16-week evidence-based curriculum parenting education class. All caregivers are welcome. Prior registration is required.

Contact Sylvana to register – (413) 448-8281 ext 261 or sproano@18degreesma.org

Live Out Loud Middle School @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

A safe, supportive space for LGBTQ+  youth 11-14 to get together and express their authentic selves while having fun! Meets Thursdays 4:00-5:30 pm @ 480 West St.

Contact Emma Lenski emlenski@18degreesma.org or call (413) 448-8281 x 241 for more information

Dec
12
Mon
2022
Parents Helping Parents @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Dec 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

A parent support group for families who have DCF involvement. Meetings are currently held on Zoom.

Contact Melia Hoffman at mhoffman@18degreesma.org or call the office for details (413) 448-8281 x 268.

Dec
13
Tue
2022
Mommy & Me Play Group @ 18 Degrees
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Mommy & Me Play Group
Tuesdays 11am-12:30pm
This group is for caregivers and children ages 0-3yrs. A chance for the kids to socialize with other kids and for caregivers to socialize with other caregivers of young children. Contact Sylvana!

Dec
14
Wed
2022
Live Out Loud High School @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Dec 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A safe, supportive space for LGBTQIA+  youth 14-18 to get together for conversation and activities.

Meets Thursdays 3:00-4:00 pm @ 480 West St.

Contact Emma Lenski 413-448-8281 ext. 241 or emlenski@18degreesma.org 

English Language Learning @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

A free class that is offered to those who are learning the English language.

Contact: Sylvana Proano at sproano@18degreesma.org or call the office for more details. 413-448-8281

Dec
15
Thu
2022
Nursing Baby & Toddler Group @ 18 Degrees Family Resource Center
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Hosted by Berkshire Nursing Families, this is an informal playgroup for families with feeding children to socialize, receive parenting support, and breastfeeding advice from other families. A baby scale is available for weight checks.

Contact Melia for more information at 413-448-8281 ext 268 or mhoffman@18degreesma.org.

All activities are currently being hosted in person. Masks are required regardless of vaccination status, and RSVPs are required. Call (413) 448-8281 or email info@18degreesma.org for more information.

18 Degrees partners with the Berkshire Diaper Project to offer families FREE diapers during regular business hours.