Helpline/Hotline

Martha's Vineyard

Dukes County Sheriff's Office Communications Center
Susan Schofield
Phone: 508-693-1212
Fax: 508-693-7671
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Regional Dispatch Center that handles all 911 emergency calls for Police, Fire and EMS. Also handles non-emergency calls for various Island agencies, for example, Animal Control... See More

Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands
Phone: 508-394-4630 or 800-244-4630
Fax: 508-394-3712
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Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands, Inc. (ESCCI) is a private, not-for-profit community-based organization dedicated to serving older adults in the twenty-two towns of Barnstable, Dukes, and Nantucket counties... See More

Hope Dementia & Alzheimer's Services
Suzanne Faith
Phone: 508-775-5656
Fax: 508-790-9333
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To provide information, education and support for people with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia—and the families and professionals who care for them... See More

Martha's Vineyard Community Services (MVCS)
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

NAMI Cape Cod & Islands
Peggy or Fenton
Phone: 508-693-5872
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A non-profit organization serving the families and friends of people with mental illness, as well as the individuals who have a mental illness themselves on Cape Cod and The Islands... 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

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

Off Island

Alzheimer's Association
Jennifer Hoadley
Phone: 800-272-3900 (24 /7 helpline)
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The Alzheimer’s Association’s mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health... 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

Elder Abuse Hotline
Phone: 1-800-922-2275
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24/7 Elder Abuse Hotline, a program of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs serving those ages 60 and over... See More

EldercareLocator
Phone: 800-677-1116
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A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families... See More

Mass 2-1-1
Phone: 211
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Mass 2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects callers to information about critical health and human services available in their community... See More

MassOptions
Phone: 1-844-422-6277 (MASS)
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MassOptions is an information and referral service of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services that connects elders, individuals with disabilities and their caregivers with agencies and organizations that can best meet their needs... See More

Massachusetts Bar Association Lawyers Referral
Robert Harnais, Esq.
Phone: 866-627-7577
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The Massachusetts Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service is one of the largest legal referral services in the nation, which makes it easy to connect you to the right lawyer in your area... See More

Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling
Phone: 1-800-426-1234
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Founded in 1983, the Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling is a private, non-profit health agency dedicated to providing leadership to reduce the social, financial, and emotional costs of problem gambling, and to promote a continuum of prevention and intervention strategies including: information and public awareness, community education and professional training, advocacy and referral services for problem gamblers, their loved ones and the greater community... 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

Massachusetts Substance Abuse Information and Education Helpline
Phone: 800-327-5050
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The Helpline is a Massachusetts resource providing free and anonymous information and referral for alcohol and other drug abuse problems and related concerns... See More

NAMI Mass COMPASS
Megan Wiechnik
Phone: 617-704-NAMI (6264)
Fax: 800-370-9085
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The NAMI Mass COMPASS is your guide to mental health and related resources in Massachusetts. Navigating the mental healthcare system can be complicated—we help individuals and families affected by mental health issues find their way... See More

National Council on Aging
Jeri Githiora
Phone: 571-527-3900
Fax: 571-527-3901
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We’re a respected national leader and trusted partner to help people aged 60+ meet the challenges of aging... See More

Poison Help Line
Phone: 800-682-9211
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The American Association of Poison Control Centers supports the nation’s 55 poison centers in their efforts to prevent and treat poison exposures... 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

Providence VA Medical Center
Phone: 401-457-3336 (M-F 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
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The Providence VA Medical Center is dedicated to providing high quality comprehensive outpatient and inpatient health care to Veterans residing in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts... See More

SHINE (Serving Health Information Needs of Elders)
1-800-AGE-INFO (1-800-243-4636)
Phone: 800-334-9999
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The SHINE Program (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone) is a state health insurance assistance program that provides free health insurance information, counseling and assistance to Massachusetts residents with Medicare and their caregivers... See More

Samaritans on Cape Cod and the Islands
Stephanie Kelly
Phone: 508-548-8900
Fax: 508-548-7998
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Samaritans on Cape Cod and the Islands assists those who are lonely, alienated, depressed, and suicidal, by listening with qualified respect and providing: Community education and training program Confidential and anonymous crisis line response Confidential outreach call programs Confidential support groups and materials for those who have lost someone to suicide Confidential support groups and materials for those who have attempted suicide Crisis Lines 508-548-8900 800-893-9900 All calls are anonymous and confidential... See More

Veterans Crisis Line
Phone: 800-273-8255
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The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential 24/7 toll-free hotline, online chat, or text... See More