Consumer Protection

Martha's Vineyard

Edgartown Police Department
Officer William Bishop
Phone: 508-627-4343
Fax: 508-627-4577
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It is the mission of the Edgartown Police Department to provide our community with the finest police service possible... See More

Elder Law Project of South Coastal Counties Legal Services
Rasheda Dickerson
Phone: 800-244-9023
Fax: 508-676-8657
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The Elder Law Project of South Coastal Counties Legal Services makes an outreach visit to Marthas Vineyard the first Monday of each month, rotating between Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Vineyard Haven (Tisbury) and the Up-Island Council on Aging in West Tisbury... See More

Martha's Vineyard Mediation Program
Karen Dowd
Phone: 508-693-2999
Fax: 508-693-2199
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Martha’s Vineyard Mediation Program (MVMP) is a court-approved mediation program approved by the Commonwealth to handle cases referred by the District Court, Probate and Family Court, and the Superior Court on the Island... See More

Oak Bluffs Police Department
Phone: 508-693-0750
Fax: 508-693-7657
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The Oak Bluffs Police Department is currently comprised of 15 full time sworn officers, 5 year round special officers and 2 civilian employees... 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

Tisbury Police Department
Phone: 508-696-4240
Fax: 508-693-5543
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The primary mission of the Tisbury Police Department is to serve the people of Tisbury by ensuring the community’s safety, security, and quality of life through a partnership with the community... See More

West Tisbury Police Department
Phone: 508-693-0020
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Town of West Tisbury Police Department. See More

Off Island

AARP
Phone: 866-448-3621
Fax: 617-723-4224
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AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of more than 37 million, that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare, employment security and retirement planning... See More

Consumer Assistance Council
Phone: 508-771-0700
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The Consumer Assistance Council, Inc. (CAC) works in cooperation with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office and offers a free, voluntary mediation program aimed at resolving consumer complaints... 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

EconomicCheckUp
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Whether you’re retired or still working, it pays to be smart about your income. Discover tips and resources in your community to manage your budget, save money, find work, and set financial goals... See More

Funeral Consumers Alliance of Eastern Massachusetts
Phone: 617-859-7990
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As a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting a consumer’s right to choose a meaningful, dignified, affordable funeral, including directories for green burials and family-directed and home Funerals–the Funeral Consumers Alliance: Provides members with information about laws, practices and forms pertaining to death, burial, cremation, anatomical gifts and related subjects... See More

Homeowner Options for Massachusetts Elders
Len Raymond
Phone: 978-970-0012
Fax: 978-970-0015
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Assist low and moderate income elder homeowners. HOME provides comprehensive in-home counseling on financial and homeownership issues to enable successful aging in place... See More

Massachusetts Attorney General's Office Consumer Protection Division
Phone: 888-243-5337 (elder hotline)
Fax: 617-727-3265
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The Consumer Protection Division uses the tools of investigation and enforcement actions to protect consumers from fraud, deception, and other unfair business practices... See More

Massachusetts Attorney General's Office HomeCorps Hotline
Phone: 617-573-5333
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Facing Foreclosure? Contact the HomeCorps Hotline at (617) 573-5333 Addressing the foreclosure crisis is one of the most important things we can do to restore a healthy economy... See More

Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs
Phone: 800-AGE-INFO (800-243-4636)
Fax: 617-727-9368
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Elder Affairs connects seniors and families with a whole range of services in communities throughout Massachusetts – everything from senior centers to councils on aging, nutrition programs such as Meals on Wheels, exercise, health coaching, and much more... See More

National Do Not Call Registry
Phone: 888-382-1222
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You can reduce the number of unwanted sales calls you get by signing up for the National Do Not Call Registry... See More

OnGuard Online
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OnGuardOnline.gov is the federal government’s website to help you be safe, secure and responsible online... See More

South Shore Community Action Council
Lisa Spencer
Phone: 508-746-6707
Fax: 508-746-5140
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The Fuel Assistance Program assists low income individuals and families with the cost of heating their homes during the winter season... See More

US DOJ Elder Justice Initiative
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A resource website from the United States Department of Justices for: victims of elder abuse and financial exploitation and their families; practitioners who serve them; law enforcement agencies and prosecutors; and researchers seeking to understand and address this silent epidemic plaguing our nation’s elders... See More