It Takes a Village is a nonprofit organization offering free neighbor-to-neighbor support to families with infants and young children living in the Hilltowns of Western Massachusetts. Our mission is to increase practical and emotional support and decrease social isolation for rural families with newborns and young children.

Home Visits

Weekly home visits from a trained volunteer for up to 12 weeks during the baby's first year.

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Mothers Circle

Take the opportunity to meet other local moms and engage in adult conversation in a mother-friendly space.

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The Village Closet

A donation site full of gently-used baby clothes, furniture, and gear, free to anyone in the community.

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Hilltown Events

Know of a free event happening in the Hilltowns for families with children ages 0 to 5 years of age?  To add it to our calendar, email us at

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