Housing/Shelter

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

Habitat for Humanity of ​Martha's Vineyard
Phone: 508-939-4573
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Our goal is to build simple, decent housing for families in the lowest qualifying income range.  Our homes are built with volunteer labor, donated materials and charitable donations... See More

Houses of Grace / All-Island Clergy Association
Father Chip Seadale
Phone: 508-627-5330

January through mid-April, All-Island Clergy Association’s “Houses of Grace” program sponsors Warm Spaces and Cold Weather Shelters... See More

Island Housing Trust
Phone: 508.693.1117
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The Island Housing Trust (IHT) is a community based non-profit organization whose mission is to develop and steward affordable housing for working families and individuals living on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard... See More

Morgan Woods Apartments / The Community Builders, Inc.
Phone: 508-939-8564
Fax: 508-939-8565
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Morgan Woods offers quality, affordable apartments in Edgartown. See More

TRI-The Resource Inc.
Melissa Vincent
Phone: 508-696-3285
Fax: 508-696-3295
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Community Development Block Grant–funded housing rehabilitation program. Applicants must make 80% or less of median income to qualify for this program... See More

The Resource, for Community and Economic Development
Chrissy McCarthy / Melissa Vincent
Phone: 508-696-3285
Fax: 508-696-3295
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Helping people to stay safe and warm in their homes. If you make at or below the income listed for your household size in the chart below and funds are available, you may qualify for a Deferred, forgivable Loan of up to $35,000... 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

Wampanoag Tribal Housing Authority
Willie Marden, Housing Administrator
Phone: 508-645-2711
Fax: 508-45-2992
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The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribal Housing Authority was created to provide safe, decent, sanitary, and affordable housing for tribal members... See More

Off Island

Department of Housing and Community Development
Jay Ash, Secretary
Phone: 617-788-3610
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DHCD’s mission is to strengthen cities, towns and neighborhoods to enhance the quality of life of Massachusetts residents... See More

Hospitality Homes
Phone: 888-595-4678
Fax: 617-582-7980
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Hospitality Homes is a nonprofit organization that provides short-term housing in volunteer host homes for families and friends of patients receiving medical care in the Boston area... See More

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

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

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

St. Joseph's Homeless Shelter
Phone: 508-997-3202

St. Joseph’s Homeless Shelter helps individuals facing a housing crisis. It is the only emergency shelter for men and women who become homeless on Cape Cod... See More