The Plainfield Mutual Support Network (PMSN) has been organized as a response to the COVID-19 crisis, and is a collaboration of various groups, including the COA and Plainfield Cares, in coordination with town government. The network is run by resident volunteers.
NOTE: This is a network for nonemergency needs and assistance. If you are experiencing an emergency, please dial 911. If you have a safety concern that is not an emergency, please contact the Plainfield Police Department.
Available: Shopping, masks, prescription pick-up, companionship phone calls or visits at a distance, online tutoring for children, emergency (food and gas card) aid and meeting other needs as they arise, such as pet sitting or online/IT help by phone. Emergency aid --> look on the right.
If you have or anticipate a need for support due to the pandemic/response, please take a moment to have a look at and fill out out the REQUESTS form.(Click on the name)
If you would like to volunteer to help your neighbors, please fill out the OFFERS form.* (Click on the name)
Or, call (413)-634-1030 and leave a message if not picked up; your call will be returned by a member of PMSN.
*Please note that we will not dispatch into stores or other contact: people over 70 and/or at increased risk and/or single parents. We do also need volunteers to work without contact for curbside pickups, running this service, or help in other ways.
If you need transportation, please be in touch with HCDC about the Hilltown Driver Pool at 413-296-4232 and leave a message. They are working remotely.
If you wish to donate for emergency supplies, please send a check made out to the Plainfield Mutual Support Network to Joan Wattman, 49 Mountain Street, Plainfield, MA 01070.
Unless you specify you want funds returned, unused funds will be donated to food pantries serving the hilltowns.
Other Plainfield services:
During the crisis, the LBS is making the Plainfield Post available free of charge. Call us or fill out a form. if you wish to pick up a copy. Or download the current issue right HERE
Plainfield CARES: You can get medical equipment through Susan Pearson (634-0025). To get a copy of the Plainfield CARES flyer package about services for those over 60, please contact Sue LaRock (634-1030--leave a message).
Be well, stay safe, and let us know what we can do for you.
PMSN, neighbors helping neighbors
(413) 634-1030 (leave a message!)
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Masks: It is now mandatory to wear masks when we go out in public. If you need a mask, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 634-1030 and we'll tell you where you can pick one up for free.