Food Services

Amherst Survival Center Senior Mobile Pantry


A monthly box of food from the Amherst Survival Center is available.To learn eligibility guidelines and to apply, call Helen MacMellon at 413-259-3062.

Western Mass Food Bank 


A shopping bag of food from the Western Mass Food Bank is available. To learn eligibility guidelines and to apply, call Helen MacMellon at 413-259-3062 or Michele Chmura at 413-259-3038. 

Highland Valley Meals on Wheels

Highland Valley Elder Services (HVES) provides hot lunches delivered to homes by volunteers with approval by HVES case managers. Call HVES at 413-586-2000 to qualify for this service.

Grab & Go Lunch


The Amherst Senior Center and Highland Valley Elder Services provide all Amherst residents age 60 and up a free lunch each weekday. 
Please call Donna Hancock 48 hours in advance to sign up: 413-259-3164.