Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Town decides to expand Craig’s Doors homeless shelter

By Diana Alsabe

September 27, 2012

Craig’s Doors, the overnight homeless shelter located at the First Baptist Church on North Pleasant Street in Amherst, will be allowed to add six more beds for women when its doors open this winter – bringing the total count to 2...

Homelessness prevalent in Amherst area

By Katie Landeck

November 15, 2011

Twenty-nine people showed up at Craig’s Doors – a homeless shelter in the basement of the First Baptist Church in Amherst – on Nov. 4 to fill 16 beds. These people were ragged, tired, cold and in  need of a meal and a place...