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Craig's Place Emergency Shelter

Craig's Place Emergency Shelter operates from November 1st through April 30th<
We are open from 9:30 p.m. though 8:00 a.m.Craig's Place has a behavior based admission policy: all who show respect for the safety and well-being of our guests, volunteers, and staff are welcome
We do not discriminate based on race, color, creed, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender, religion, or sexual orientation

Services include:Overnight ShelterDinner and breakfastAccess to showers
Medical Clinic
Referrals to social servicesHousing referrals

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Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010

Amherst, MA, 01002

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  1. Dan
    Apr 28, 2019Reply
    Hideous experience. My rapid rehousing program awarded to me was wrecklessly administered and lost due to no fault of my own. The board seems lazy and ineffective in overseeing the executive director's unethical actions in causing me further destabilization. You will be ok at this shelter as long as you never complain if you are harmed. They removed me for rightfully complaining of the harm I endured there which was illegal retaliation. If you go here, just keep your mouth shut. I was painfully removed for speaking up and tossed into the cold after having a bed there for 2 months. I was painfully hurt and emotionally abused at this shelter.
  2. Rayan
    Feb 25, 2021Reply
    I think the existence of of Craig's Place, especially with the current leadership, comforts all the caring people of the Amherst area. It is valuable to each of us to know that all people in our community have all their human needs met. We all have access to a free meal three times a day (including the meals at the Survival Center and Not Bread Alone); we have a warm place to stay; and the shelter residents have the community of their shelter family. I don't think we can thank the leaders of these agencies, especially Craig's Place enough. All our lives would be greatly diminished if these services were not there.

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