Amherst Survival Center

Supporting residents in need with essential services.

Amherst Survival Center connects residents of Hampshire and Franklin Counties to food, clothing, healthcare, wellness, and community, primarily through volunteer efforts.   The center welcomes everyone to enjoy a Breakfast Bar, Hot Lunch, Fresh Food Distribution, Free Medical Clinic, Community (free) Store and Community Center/Volunteer Program.  Other services include assistance with SNAP applications, a wellness program, job search support, and a variety of information and referral services. Volunteers are needed from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday and Friday and from 9:00 am – 7:00 pm on Thursdays.  Most people volunteer for one 3-hours shift each week.  For details on volunteering and to apply, visit https://amherstsurvival.org/volunteer/  The center is 2.5 miles north of campus and is accessible by bus on PVTA # 33.  

Contact: 

Carleen Basler, Volunteer Coordinator
413-549-3968 ext 111

Address: 

138 Sunderland Road North Amherst, MA 01002