Mission, Vision, Values

VIM Berkshires is a free health center known for its comprehensive care of uninsured and underinsured adults who live in the Berkshire region of Western Massachusetts, New York and Connecticut.

Our Mission

Volunteers In Medicine Berkshires provides access to free, comprehensive health care for those in the Berkshire region who are income-qualified and uninsured or underinsured.

Vision Statement

We envision a society in which all members of our community have an equal opportunity to achieve good health.

Core Values

  • Volunteerism: To embed throughout the organization and its operation a spirit of service to others.
  • Trust: Developing relationships with patients, coworkers, colleagues, and the community-at-large that are based on honesty and integrity.
  • Caring: A bedrock of our existence. We strive to provide the best medical care we can by caring for the patient and about the patient in every way possible.
  • Community: To build community based on teamwork and collaboration.
  • Dignity: To respect and honor the privacy, individuality, humanity and self-esteem of our clients, staff, volunteers, and contributors.
  • Quality: To attain superior performance in all aspects of our activities.