Food Assistance

Martha's Vineyard

Dukes County Social Services Department
Esther Laiacona
Phone: 508-696-3844
Fax: 508-696-3841
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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

Feeding MV Map
Mary Korba
Phone: 508-693-7900 x222
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The Feeding Martha’s Vineyard Food Map is a location and information guide to connect Islanders in need of local free and low-cost food; it has been a collaboration among The Martha’s Vineyard Times and the 40-plus organizations participating in the Vineyard Food Equity Network... See More

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

Island Food Pantry
Phone: 508-693-4764
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Emergency food assistance available all year. Call 508-693-4764. Located at the Stone Church at the corner of Church and William Streets, the Island Food Pantry is open MWF from 2:00-4:00 pm from mid October through mid April... See More

Island Grown Gleaning
Jamie Tara O’Gorman
Phone: 508-939-0841
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Island Grown Gleaning works with farmers to reduce crop waste and give their “seconds” a second chance!​ We donate gleaned produce to organizations serving low-income, hungry, and marginalized community members... See More

Island Grown Initiative
Phone: 508-687-9062
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Our mission is to help create a resilient and equitable food system on Martha’s Vineyard. To accomplish our mission, we: 1)  See More

Mobile Farmer's Market
Sophie Abrams
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A program of Island Grown Initiative, The Mobile Market is a truck stocked with reduced-price fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables... See More

Oak Bluffs Council on Aging
Rose Cogliano
Phone: 508-693-4509 x3
Fax: 508-693-7655
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The Oak Bluffs Council on Aging’s primary mission is to promote and provide programs and services that foster dignity, independence, and life long learning for elderly citizens... 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

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

The Federated Church of Martha's Vineyard
Phone: 508-627-4421
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The Federated Church is a caring community that seeks to learn and grow in faith and to live out that faith in the world... 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

Tisbury Council on Aging
Joyce Stiles-Tucker
Phone: 508-696-4205
Fax: 508-693-0887
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Multi-service senior center providing programs and referrals. Programs include fitness and exercise like yoga and tai chi; diabetes support group; food stamps (SNAP) and fuel assistance program enrollment; discount VTA bus pass enrollment; AARP-trained volunteer tax assistance; home medical supplies; short-term respite for caregivers for time and help with errands and shopping, etc... See More

United Methodist Church of Martha’s Vineyard
Phone: 508-693-4424
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Sunday worship 11 am with Rev. Roberta Williams, July and August. Calendar of events Office Hours: Monday – Friday 12:00 – 2:00 pm See More

Up-Island Council on Aging
Joyce Albertine
Phone: 508-693-2896
Fax: 508-693-1447
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Provides social, educational and cultural services to people 55 years of age and older to meet specific needs and interests... See More

Vineyard Committee on Hunger
Betty Burton
Phone: 508-693-5339
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The Vineyard Committee on Hunger (VCOH) is a nonprofit organization that seeks to alleviate hunger on the Island through self-help initiatives and raising awareness... See More

Off Island

Lower Cape Outreach Council
Larry Marsland
Phone: 508-240-1490
Fax: 508-240-1289
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We provide emergency food, clothing and financial assistance to residents of the towns of Brewster, Chatham, Eastham, Harwich, Orleans, Provincetown, Truro and Wellfleet and offer additional services and programs to help clients lead more productive, self-sustaining lives as part of the Cape Cod community... See More

Project Bread's GettingSNAP.org
Phone: 800-645-8333
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Project Bread built this website to help people in Massachusetts, including families with children, individuals, immigrants, elders, and working people access this important nutrition program that helps them buy more healthy food... 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

TakeThemAMeal.com
Adina Bailey
Phone: 800-915-7715
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TakeThemAMeal.com is a free, online tool for coordinating the delivery of meals to loved ones. If someone is ill, elderly, or has had a new baby, oftentimes family, friends, co-workers, church members rally around these families to take them meals... See More