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Helping Hands Food Pantry

Serving Berkshire, Richford, Speedsville
Offers emergency food pantry to Berkshire, Richford, and Speedsville residents.

11 Jewett Hill Road
Berkshire, NY 13736
(lower level entrance to Berkshire's Community Hall, just behind the Library)

Pantry Hours:     Mondays  - 6:30-7:30 PM
                                Thursdays - 2-4 PM 

Helping Hands Food Pantry, 11 Jewett Hill Rd, Berkshire, NY 13736

Joan Stoughton, 607-657-2501 after 6 PM
or Emily Sheldon, 607-657-8158 after 6 PM
Mailing address:
12445 State Route 38
Berkshire, NY 13736

Life Choices Center

Life Choices is a non-profit, privately funded pregnancy resource center here to help people before, during, and after an unplanned pregnancy.

Whether it’s a free pregnancy test, a shoulder to cry on, helping someone make a plan to break tough news to their parents, after-abortion support, parenting classes, free diapers, or adoption support, we’re here to help however we can.

Binghamton Office:
Monday 10-4pm
Tuesday 10-6pm
Wednesday 10-4pm
Thursday 10-4pm

Binghamton - 607.205.8506


93 Oak St. Binghamton, NY 13905

Life Choices Website:

Hope Teen Challenge

Vestal, New York

Hope Teen Challenge is committed to helping women become mentally sound, emotionally balanced, socially adjusted, physically well and spiritually alive. 

Hope ATC is a proven residential care program that offers vocational training, spiritual mentoring, hope, and healing for women (17 yrs and older).
Adult Teen Challenge is a low-cost program largely supported by members of the local community. Some scholarships are available if the candidates do not have either personal resources or friends, family, church or community organization to pay their fees. Scholarships are not guaranteed and are reviewed on a case-by-case basis as funds are provided by donors.

The journey begins at a place called Hope.

Facebook Page:  Hope Teen Challenge