Find Amherst Homeless Shelters, Emergency Housing and Transitional Housing Near You
We are constantly building the most complete list of shelters including women's shelters, men's shelters, homeless shelters. Many people and homeless shelters are in desperate need of assistance. If you can donate or volunteer, please use the contact information we have listed for each organization. If you are in need of assistance, we have also compiled an exhaustive list of local shelters and other resources.
Before Visiting Your Local Shelter or Support Center:
- Do contact them using the contact information we have provided.
- Do have a pen, pencil, computer or something in order to take notes.
- Ask the name of the person you contact, use it, remember it or make a note.
- Be courteous at all times. You can get a lot more help from someone who knows you appreciate their help.
- Please understand with the economy being the way it is many organizations are in desperate need of donations and volunteers.
- If the shelter or center is full and has a waiting list, please do get on their list. You never know, you may just need their services later on.
- If they are unable to help you there, do ask if they know of any other resource available in the area.
- Be sure to thank the person you speak with. They are often underpaid, if they are paid at all. Also, they are more likely to remember and help you next time.
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