Child development

Martha's Vineyard

Baby’s 1st Year
Kim D’Arcy, Family Services Coordinator
Phone: 508-687-9182
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An open discussion group for parents with a child up to the age of 1 year.  Parents have an opportunity to share concerns and questions and discuss issues around infant feeding, sleeping and day to day development in his/her first year of life... See More

Beth Healy, CDA, NAFCC
Beth Healy
Phone: 508-693-9072

Childcare services. Open year round; 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. See More

Chilmark Free Public Library
Ebba Hierta
Phone: 508-645-3360
Fax: 508-645-3737
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The Chilmark Free Public Library strives to be central to the community’s year-round and seasonal needs by providing: A balanced, professionally-developed collection of materials that are primarily recreational and for all family enjoyment... See More

Coffee and Conversation
Kim D’Arcy, Family Services Coordinator
Phone: 508-687-9182
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Coffee and Conversation is a group offered through Martha’s Vineyard Family Center. This group is for any parent looking for a quiet moment to talk with other parents about parenting issues and child development... See More

Dad's Group
Kim D’Arcy, Family Services Coordinator
Phone: 508-687-9182
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An open playgroup were Dads and their kids can enjoy everything the Family Center has to offer, block building, painting, games and more... See More

Donna Creighton, BA, CDA, NAFCC
Donna Creighton

Childcare services.  September – July; 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (No Fridays). See More

Drop-In Playgroup
Kim D’Arcy, Family Services Coordinator
Phone: 508-687-9182
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The Drop-in Playgroup gives families time to use the Family Center space outside of structured playgroup times... See More

Edgartown Public Library
Phone: 508-627-4221
Fax: 508-627-9534
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The Edgartown Public Library holds close to 40,000 materials – books and magazines, DVDs and videos, audio books, compact discs and more, and is a member of CLAMS, the Cape Libraries Automated Materials Sharing Network, which offers easy access to the nearly 1... See More

Garden Gate Child Development Center, Inc.
Phone: 508-696-9997
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Garden Gate is a small, non-profit preschool and toddler center, offering full and part-time school-year programs and a summer program... See More

Grace Preschool
Penelope Wong
Phone: 508-693-0332

Grace Preschool is a non-sectarian program which welcomes all children ages 2.9-5 years of age with an excellent adult to child ratio allowing for individual attention... See More

Gym Time
Kim D’Arcy, Family Services Coordinator
Phone: 508-687-9182
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Gym Time is an open playgroup that takes place Thursday mornings at The See More

Island Children's School
Yvonne Fisher, Director
Phone: 508-693-5815
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Island Children’s School strives to meet the needs of the whole child through a dynamic, emergent curriculum... See More

Jennifer Weiland
Jennifer Weiland
Phone: 508-693-2549

Childcare services. Follows public school calendar with limited summer hours. See More

Joanne Lambert, BA, CDA
Joanne Lambert
Phone: 774-563-0459

Childcare services. Open Monday-Friday; 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. Follows public school calendar... See More

Learn with Me
Kim D’Arcy, Family Services Coordinator
Phone: 508-687-9182
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Learn with Me is a hands-on program invites families to explore our monthly themes in a fun, educational and interactive way at various locations in our community... See More

Library Spotlight
Kim D’Arcy, Family Services Coordinator
Phone: 508-687-9182
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Join the MV Family Center as it collaborates with our local libraries... 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

Martha's Vineyard Hospital
Phone: 508-693-0410
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Serves Martha’s Vineyard residents (year-round, seasonal and visitors) by providing or arranging for the provision of high-quality, accessible medical care... See More

Mary Johnson
Mary Johnson
Phone: 508-627-3648

Childcare services. Open Year Round; Monday – Friday; 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. See More

Maryann Cournoyer
Maryann Cournoyer
Phone: 508-693-0306

Childcare services. Open year Round; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. See More

Misty Araujo
Misty Araujo
Phone: 508-696-0725

Childcare Monday—Thursday; 8:15 am – 4:15 pm Follows public school calendar See More

Music Together
Joyce Maxner
Phone: 774-487-4464

Music Together is a music and movement program for children aged 6 months – 5 years. Fall, winter and spring sessions offered... See More

Nancy Salon, AA
Nancy Salon
Phone: 508-693-1922

Childcare services. Open year round; Monday – Friday; 7:30 am 5:00 pm. See More

Oak Bluffs Public Library
Allyson Malik
Phone: 508-693-9433
Fax: 508-693-5377
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Oak Bluffs Public Library is an informational and cultural hub for our local, island and visitor community... See More

Patricia Waller, BA
Patricia Waller
Phone: 508-627-3837

Childcare services. Open year round; Monday – Friday; 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Summer: Monday – Saturday; 8:30 am 4:30 pm... See More

Play with Me Playgroup
Kim D’Arcy, Family Services Coordinator
Phone: 508-687-9182
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Join the MV Family Center playgroup every Monday and Wednesday morning at the Family Center. Play with Me emphasizes the importance of families being children’s first educators... See More

Project Headway
Jen Royal
Phone: 508-693-2007 x26

Project Headway is a play-based preschool program that serves children ages three to five with and without disabilities... See More

Rebekah Thomson - Pediatric Sleep Coach
Rebekah Thomson
Phone: 917-455-3054
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Rebekah Thomson is a Gentle Sleep Coach, trained and certified by Kim West (AKA The Sleep Lady), author of Good Night Sleep Tight... See More

Roberta Goulart
Roberta Goulart
Phone: 508-587-8847

Childcare services. Open Year Round; 7:30 am – 4:30 pm. See More

Up-Island Play 
Kim D’Arcy, Family Services Coordinator
Phone: 508-687-9182
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Join the MV Family Center for Up-Island Play. This activity takes place on the third Wednesday of each month at the old Aquinnah town hall... See More

Veronica Conover, M.Ed.
Veronica Conover, M.Ed.
Phone: 774-563-8476

Childcare services. Open: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 8:00 am – 3:30 pm Follows public school calendar... See More