Basic Needs

Utilities

Martha's Vineyard

Dukes County Social Services Department
Esther Laiacona
Phone: 508-696-3844
Fax: 508-696-3841
Email Us
Visit our website

In partnership with Community Action Committee of Cape Cod and the islands and South Shore Community Action Council, the Dukes County Social Services Department offers: Food access assistance (SNAP, emergency food) Fuel assistance and utility assistance Information and referrals Cash assistance for disabled adults and low income households Affordable child care WIC (Woman, Infants and Children)   See More

Radon Testing Available for Homeowners
Phone: 508-394-4630, ext. 524

Radon is a natural radioactive gas that can build up to harmful levels in your home.  The EPA recommends that all homes be tested for Radon... 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

Off Island

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

Cape Cod Times Needy Fund, Inc.
Betsey Sethares
Phone: 508-778-5661
Fax: 508-862-0430
Email Us
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The mission of the Cape Cod Times Needy Fund, Inc. is to provide urgent financial assistance for basic human needs to individuals and families residing on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket who are experiencing temporary financial hardships... See More

Cape Light Compact
Phone: 508-375-6644
Email Us
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Cape Light Compact is a nationally recognized award-winning energy services organization operated by the 21 towns and two counties on Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard... See More

Cape Organization for Rights of the Disabled
John Lundborn
Phone: 508-775-8300
Fax: 508-775-7022

Cape Organization for Rights of the Disabled (CORD) is one of 11 centers for independent living in Massachusetts and serves as the Cape and Islands center for independent living... See More

Eversource / Discount Rate Program
Phone: 800-566-2080
Fax: 781-441-8512
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Eversource offers a discount rate to its customers who meet income and program eligibility requirements, See More

Self-Reliance
Sarah Cote
Phone: 508-563-6633
Fax: 508-563-1123
Email Us
Visit our website

Self-Reliance provides high quality energy education to all types of consumers and industry professionals... See More

South Shore Community Action Council
Lisa Spencer
Phone: 508-746-6707
Fax: 508-746-5140
Visit our website

The Fuel Assistance Program assists low income individuals and families with the cost of heating their homes during the winter season... See More

Universal Service Administrative Company / Lifeline Support
Phone: 888-641-8722
Fax: 866-873-4665
Email Us
Visit our website

The Lifeline Program is a federal program that provides a monthly discount on landline or wireless phone service to eligible low-income households... 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

Verizon / Special Protections and Third-Party Notification Programs
Visit our website

Seniors or those with disabilities may enroll in Verizon’s Special Protections program. When this special status is recorded in account records, Verizon will: make every effort to avoid blocking or turning off phone service for late payments enable eligibility for priority repair service The Special Protection program application forms also offers enrollment in the Third-Party Notification program to help prevent service turnoff... See More
Basic Needs

Utilities

Martha's Vineyard

Dukes County Social Services Department
Esther Laiacona
Phone: 508-696-3844
Fax: 508-696-3841
Email Us
Visit our website

In partnership with Community Action Committee of Cape Cod and the islands and South Shore Community Action Council, the Dukes County Social Services Department offers: Food access assistance (SNAP, emergency food) Fuel assistance and utility assistance Information and referrals Cash assistance for disabled adults and low income households Affordable child care WIC (Woman, Infants and Children)   See More

Radon Testing Available for Homeowners
Phone: 508-394-4630, ext. 524

Radon is a natural radioactive gas that can build up to harmful levels in your home.  The EPA recommends that all homes be tested for Radon... 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

Off Island

BenefitsCheckUp
Visit our website

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

Cape Cod Times Needy Fund, Inc.
Betsey Sethares
Phone: 508-778-5661
Fax: 508-862-0430
Email Us
Visit our website

The mission of the Cape Cod Times Needy Fund, Inc. is to provide urgent financial assistance for basic human needs to individuals and families residing on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket who are experiencing temporary financial hardships... See More

Cape Light Compact
Phone: 508-375-6644
Email Us
Visit our website

Cape Light Compact is a nationally recognized award-winning energy services organization operated by the 21 towns and two counties on Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard... See More

Cape Organization for Rights of the Disabled
John Lundborn
Phone: 508-775-8300
Fax: 508-775-7022

Cape Organization for Rights of the Disabled (CORD) is one of 11 centers for independent living in Massachusetts and serves as the Cape and Islands center for independent living... See More

Eversource / Discount Rate Program
Phone: 800-566-2080
Fax: 781-441-8512
Visit our website

Eversource offers a discount rate to its customers who meet income and program eligibility requirements, See More

Self-Reliance
Sarah Cote
Phone: 508-563-6633
Fax: 508-563-1123
Email Us
Visit our website

Self-Reliance provides high quality energy education to all types of consumers and industry professionals... See More

South Shore Community Action Council
Lisa Spencer
Phone: 508-746-6707
Fax: 508-746-5140
Visit our website

The Fuel Assistance Program assists low income individuals and families with the cost of heating their homes during the winter season... See More

Universal Service Administrative Company / Lifeline Support
Phone: 888-641-8722
Fax: 866-873-4665
Email Us
Visit our website

The Lifeline Program is a federal program that provides a monthly discount on landline or wireless phone service to eligible low-income households... 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

Verizon / Special Protections and Third-Party Notification Programs
Visit our website

Seniors or those with disabilities may enroll in Verizon’s Special Protections program. When this special status is recorded in account records, Verizon will: make every effort to avoid blocking or turning off phone service for late payments enable eligibility for priority repair service The Special Protection program application forms also offers enrollment in the Third-Party Notification program to help prevent service turnoff... See More