Holy Family Amherst

Holy Family

Messages Only. Operates 24 hours daily

Dispatcher picks up messages daily  Mon.—Fri. and week-ends  between 12 noon and 2:00 pm (excluding holidays)

Calls are returned between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm Mon. –Fri.

Serves Amherst only.  Periodically serves outside Amherst area if the caller is able to meet with Visitation team at Holy Family church.  
Callers from outside Amherst are given information and resources like Salvation Army, other Churches and more.


Services:  financial assistance with Rent, Power, heat, medical appointments and prescriptions, food or information re: local food banks and information about other resources; education/upgrading, employment, mental health, addictions, Tenancies Act, free Income Tax preparation.


Seasonal: HARP, free luncheons, Coats for Cumberland (free winter outer wear in November), School Supplies through Maggie’s Place in August, Christmas cheer Boxes in December.