March 2, 2023 (North Adams, MA) Christine Meiklejohn, Director of ABI/MFP Residential Services at BFAIR, has been awarded the February 2023 Workforce Hero Award by the Provider’s Council.

The Providers’ Council is a statewide association of primarily nonprofit, community-based organizations that provide human services, health, education, and vocational support to one-in-ten residents of the Commonwealth. (

Christine is honored to receive this award and her heart has always been in human services stating, “My desire to work with people goes back as far as I can remember. When I was in school, I volunteered in programs for at-risk youth – this is where I got my first taste of what helping people could do.  It did not take long to realize that even a few minutes of attention to someone could change the entire trajectory of their future. I knew back then human services would be for me.” 

About BFAIR 

Since 1994, BFAIR has been providing Adult Family Care (AFC), Residential, Employment and Day Services for adults and children with developmental disabilities, Acquired Brain Injury and Autism. BFAIR is a proud member agency of the Northern Berkshire United Way and the Williamstown Community Chest.