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Programs


In light of COVID-19 and state guidelines, Amherst Neighbors has developed online virtual ways of gathering. We look forward to one day offering in person programs

Amherst Neighbors creates virtual social and educational opportunities by and for members, including monthly writing, gardening groups, book discussion, social justice presentations, and discussions on relevant topics. 

Programs led by Amherst Neighbors are intended to entertain and educate, and include monthly coffee gatherings, a speaker series and more.

Interest Groups, started by members who want to get together around a certain interest, are listed on this website. Any member can join or start one. Some examples are: social distant hiking, biking, knitting and gardening. 

Explore more at Event Calendar
Or interest groups at Forums

Services
Beginning April 5 2021 we are offering "COVID Safe" services.   
Current services include things such as curbside grocery pick up and drop off, prescription delivery , errands, light yard or garden work, taking out the trash, bringing in the mail, virtual assistance with zoom or computers, or walking your dog.  We also offer walking companions provided that members and volunteers wear masks and maintain a distance of 6 feet.  All of our volunteer services are FREE. We will rely on volunteers from the area. Any member over 55 residing in Amherst or Pelham who has had a Welcome Call will be able to use our services.  For all volunteer requests, please call 248-7481.

Volunteers in Amherst Neighbors can be any adult who wants to make a difference in an older adult’s life. More information can be found on the Volunteers page. Become a Volunteer