Amherst Survival Center

1200 North Pleasant Street
Amherst MA 01059-9629
P.O. Box 9629 MA 01059-9629

Phone: (413) 549-3968


“A regional resource providing food, health, clothing and community through volunteer efforts.”

The Amherst Survival Center serves over three thousand people a year in Franklin and Hampshire Counties. Services are primarily for residents of

  • Amherst
  • Belchertown
  • Deerfield
  • Easthampton
  • Granby
  • Hadley
  • Leverett
  • Pelham
  • Shutesbury
  • South Hadley
  • Sunderland
  • South Deerfield
  • Whately

Services include:

  • Food Pantry
  • Soup Kitchen
  • Drop-In Health Clinic
  • Free Store

All services are free.

Donations (food, clothing, household items) accepted M, T, F 11-3 and Thursday 11-7

Volunteer opportunities include helping in numerous ways. Please contact Tracey Levy, Program Director and volunteer coordinator, by email at, or by phone at 549-3968 ex 202.