Financial Assistance

Government Benefits

Martha's Vineyard

Healthy Incentives Program
Noli Taylor
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What is the Healthy Incentives Program? A program of See More

Martha's Vineyard Community Services
Phone: 508-693-7900
Fax: 508-693-7192
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Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) is a health, education and human services agency serving Islanders of every economic circumstance and offering services that would otherwise be unaffordable or completely unavailable... See More

Massachusetts Department of Revenue
Phone: 617-887-6367 - Option 1
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There are a variety of income and property tax benefits available for Massachusetts senior citizens and retirees, including the “Senior Circuit Breaker” tax work-off program, providing tax relief on property taxes for Massachusetts age 65 or over... See More

Private Practice / Patricia Mello & Associates, P.C.
Patricia Mello
Phone: 508-477-0267
Fax: 508-477-2952
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Patty Mello offers a free legal clinic monthly at the Up-Island Council on Aging... See More

Summer Food Service Program
Noli Taylor
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What is the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)? A program of See More

The Resource, for Community and Economic Development
Chrissy McCarthy / Melissa Vincent
Phone: 508-696-3285
Fax: 508-696-3295
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Helping people to stay safe and warm in their homes. If you make at or below the income listed for your household size in the chart below and funds are available, you may qualify for a Deferred, forgivable Loan of up to $35,000... See More

The Salvation Army: Martha's Vineyard Service Unit
Richard Reinhardsen
Phone: 774-563-9436
Fax: 508-693-4292
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The Salvation Army provides financial and counseling assistance to those in temporary need due to an unusual circumstance in their life... See More

Vineyard Health Care Access Program
Sarah Kuh
Phone: 508-696-0020
Fax: 508-696-7352
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The Vineyard Health Care Access Program is a community-based service of Dukes County that connects residents of Martha’s Vineyard with health benefits... See More

WIC
Phone: 508-771-7896
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WIC is a free nutrition program that provides healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to healthcare and other services to Massachusetts families who qualify... See More

Off Island

BenefitsCheckUp
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BenefitsCheckUp helps you find state, federal, and private benefits programs available where you live... See More

Cape and Islands Workforce Investment Board
Phone: 508-775-5900
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The Cape and Islands Workforce Investment Board (C&I WIB) is a regional, private sector led agency responsible for overseeing all publicly funded vocational education and training programs serving the entire Cape and the Islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket ... See More

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau / Office of Financial Protection for Older Americans
Phone: 855-411-CFPB
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Older Americans face many financial challenges as they age. They have opportunities to travel, explore new fields of work or hobbies, or spend time with family and friends... See More

Home Modification Loan Program
Amy Allen
Phone: 508-202-5919
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A state-funded low or no-interest LOAN program, which provides funding to make homes more accessible... See More

MassHealth
Phone: 1-800-41-2900
Fax: 857-323-8300
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In Massachusetts, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) are combined into one program called MassHealth... See More

Massachusetts Health Connector
Phone: 1-877-623-6765
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he Health Connector is a state-based health insurance Marketplace that makes shopping for affordable health and dental coverage easier for Massachusetts individuals, families, and small businesses... See More

My Medicare Matters
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MyMedicareMatters.org is brought to you by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) in partnership with Aon Retiree Health Exchange™... See More

Prescription Advantage / Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs
Phone: 1-800-AGE-INFO (1-800-243-4636)
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Prescription Advantage is a prescription drug insurance plan available to all Massachusetts residents age 65 and older, as well as younger individuals with disabilities who meet income and employment guidelines... See More

Social Security Administration
Phone: 855-881-0212 (Falmouth)
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The Social Security Administration toll-free number 800-772-1213 operates from 7AM to 7PM, Monday to Friday... See More

Verizon / Lifeline Discount Program
Phone: 800-837-4966
Fax: 877-306-6175
Visit our website

Lifeline is a government assistance program that is supported by the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Federal Communications Commission... See More
Financial Assistance

Government Benefits

Martha's Vineyard

Healthy Incentives Program
Noli Taylor
Email Us
Visit our website

What is the Healthy Incentives Program? A program of See More

Martha's Vineyard Community Services
Phone: 508-693-7900
Fax: 508-693-7192
Email Us
Visit our website

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) is a health, education and human services agency serving Islanders of every economic circumstance and offering services that would otherwise be unaffordable or completely unavailable... See More

Massachusetts Department of Revenue
Phone: 617-887-6367 - Option 1
Visit our website

There are a variety of income and property tax benefits available for Massachusetts senior citizens and retirees, including the “Senior Circuit Breaker” tax work-off program, providing tax relief on property taxes for Massachusetts age 65 or over... See More

Private Practice / Patricia Mello & Associates, P.C.
Patricia Mello
Phone: 508-477-0267
Fax: 508-477-2952
Email Us
Visit our website

Patty Mello offers a free legal clinic monthly at the Up-Island Council on Aging... See More

Summer Food Service Program
Noli Taylor
Email Us
Visit our website

What is the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)? A program of See More

The Resource, for Community and Economic Development
Chrissy McCarthy / Melissa Vincent
Phone: 508-696-3285
Fax: 508-696-3295
Email Us
Visit our website

Helping people to stay safe and warm in their homes. If you make at or below the income listed for your household size in the chart below and funds are available, you may qualify for a Deferred, forgivable Loan of up to $35,000... See More

The Salvation Army: Martha's Vineyard Service Unit
Richard Reinhardsen
Phone: 774-563-9436
Fax: 508-693-4292
Email Us

The Salvation Army provides financial and counseling assistance to those in temporary need due to an unusual circumstance in their life... See More

Vineyard Health Care Access Program
Sarah Kuh
Phone: 508-696-0020
Fax: 508-696-7352
Email Us
Visit our website

The Vineyard Health Care Access Program is a community-based service of Dukes County that connects residents of Martha’s Vineyard with health benefits... See More

WIC
Phone: 508-771-7896
Email Us
Visit our website

WIC is a free nutrition program that provides healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to healthcare and other services to Massachusetts families who qualify... See More

Off Island

BenefitsCheckUp
Visit our website

BenefitsCheckUp helps you find state, federal, and private benefits programs available where you live... See More

Cape and Islands Workforce Investment Board
Phone: 508-775-5900
Visit our website

The Cape and Islands Workforce Investment Board (C&I WIB) is a regional, private sector led agency responsible for overseeing all publicly funded vocational education and training programs serving the entire Cape and the Islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket ... See More

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau / Office of Financial Protection for Older Americans
Phone: 855-411-CFPB
Visit our website

Older Americans face many financial challenges as they age. They have opportunities to travel, explore new fields of work or hobbies, or spend time with family and friends... See More

Home Modification Loan Program
Amy Allen
Phone: 508-202-5919
Email Us
Visit our website

A state-funded low or no-interest LOAN program, which provides funding to make homes more accessible... See More

MassHealth
Phone: 1-800-41-2900
Fax: 857-323-8300
Visit our website

In Massachusetts, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) are combined into one program called MassHealth... See More

Massachusetts Health Connector
Phone: 1-877-623-6765
Visit our website

he Health Connector is a state-based health insurance Marketplace that makes shopping for affordable health and dental coverage easier for Massachusetts individuals, families, and small businesses... See More

My Medicare Matters
Visit our website

MyMedicareMatters.org is brought to you by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) in partnership with Aon Retiree Health Exchange™... See More

Prescription Advantage / Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs
Phone: 1-800-AGE-INFO (1-800-243-4636)
Visit our website

Prescription Advantage is a prescription drug insurance plan available to all Massachusetts residents age 65 and older, as well as younger individuals with disabilities who meet income and employment guidelines... See More

Social Security Administration
Phone: 855-881-0212 (Falmouth)
Visit our website

The Social Security Administration toll-free number 800-772-1213 operates from 7AM to 7PM, Monday to Friday... See More

Verizon / Lifeline Discount Program
Phone: 800-837-4966
Fax: 877-306-6175
Visit our website

Lifeline is a government assistance program that is supported by the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Federal Communications Commission... See More