The Child Abuse Unit provides a sensitive, thorough and well coordinated response to cases of serious physical and sexual abuse of children. The unit is part of the Berkshire County Sexual Assault Intervention Network (SAIN) Team. The SAIN team utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach to child abuse by bringing together professionals from the Department of Children and Families, law enforcement, the medical and mental health communities, The Berkshire County Kid's Place and the District Attorney's Office to intervene, investigate and prosecute child abuse cases. The experienced staff of the Child Abuse Unit includes an Assistant District Attorney, a Victim Assistance Advocate and the SAIN Program Coordinator.