Services and Programs

Sexual Assault Intervention Team

The Berkshire District Attorney's Sexual Abuse Intervention Network (SAIN) Team is a collaboration of local agencies who work together to intervene in and investigate cases of suspected sexual and serious physical abuse and provide services for victims and non-offending family members.

The goal of the SAIN Team is to keep children safe, prevent further harm, and hold abusers accountable. The SAIN Team consists of well-trained personnel from DCF, The District Attorney's Office, state and local police, the Berkshire County Kids' Place, the Brien Center, a medical consultant and the Massachusetts Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program.

Ensures medical and mental health care for victims.

Tracks each and every child through prosecution and beyond.

Compiles statistical analysis of child abuse cases.