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.