• The NEAR Program is designed to assist students and families of North Adams Community Schools to access and receive hygiene and household products during times of need. Requested products are distributed to families once a month. To be eligible to receive products, families in need of assistance should complete a Request Form and indicate the item[s] needed. 

    Items available for request: toilet paper, paper towels, soaps, shampoo/conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrush, laundry soap, dish soap, deodorant, and feminine hygiene products.