Home Owner's Resources

Martha's Vineyard

Dukes County Regional Housing Authority
Barbara Hoffman
Phone: 508-693-4419
Fax: 508-693-5710
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The DCRHA is publically chartered to assist the towns of Martha’s Vineyard with developing and managing housing opportunities for residents with low and moderate income... See More

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

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

Island Housing Trust
Philippe Jordi
Phone: 508-693-1117
Fax: 508-693-5710
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The Island Housing Trust is a nonprofit community development corporation and community land trust whose mission is to create and sustain permanent affordable housing solutions, both ownership and rental for low and moderate income island residents... 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

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

Ready.gov
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Launched in February 2003, Ready is a national public service advertising (PSA) campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters... See More

South Mountain Company
Phone: 508-693-4850
Fax: 508-693-7738
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South Mountain Company is a multi-faceted employee-owned company offering integrated architecture, engineering, building, interiors, woodworking, and energy services to residential, commercial and institutional clients... See More

Off Island

Connelly Law Offices, Ltd.
RJ Connelly, III
Phone: 401-724-9044
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Connelly Law Offices, Ltd. is an elder law firm that specializes in estate planning and probate law, as well as a variety of fiduciary services... 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

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

Housing Assistance Corporation
Rebecca Townes
Phone: 508-771-5400
Fax: 508-775-7434
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When Housing Assistance Corporation (HAC) was founded over 40 years ago, we never imagined the Cape would be the place it is today... See More

Self-Reliance
Sarah Cote
Phone: 508-563-6633
Fax: 508-563-1123
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Self-Reliance provides high quality energy education to all types of consumers and industry professionals... See More