Support Groups

Martha's Vineyard

Al-anon
Phone: 508-465-3100
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A 12-step program for family members and adult children of alcoholics. Info: 508-465-3100. See More

All Families Touched by Adoption
Kim D'Arcy
Phone: 508-687-9182
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A program of Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Family Center, All Families Touched by Adoption (AFTA) is a monthly discussion group... See More

Healthy Aging Martha's Vineyard
Paddy Moore
Phone: 508-693-1627
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The mission of Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard is to create an aging-friendly Island meeting the needs of the rapidly growing 65+ population and those who care for them... 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

Hospice of Martha's Vineyard
Terre Young
Phone: 508-693-0189
Fax: 508-693-7229
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Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard is dedicated to a singular mission: To offer free, quality hospice care and counseling services to all those facing serious illness and death... See More

Lyme Center of Martha's Vineyard
Dr. Enid Haller
Phone: 508-693-1846
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Lyme Center of Martha’s Vineyard is a place to get free information about Lyme Disease and the other common tick-borne infections and their prevention and treatment... See More

MV Memory Cafe
Nancy Langman
Phone: 508-498-1948
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VIew Memory Support Schedule The Memory Café is a concept that began in Europe and rapidly spread in popularity with many cafes now offered in the U... See More

MV Partnership for Health
Kathleen Samways
Phone: 508-627-5797 ext 114
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Martha’s Vineyard Partnership for Health is a free program of Island Health Care Community Health Center, offering practical knowledge and skills to put participants in control of improving their own health... See More

MV Prostate Cancer Support Group
Alan Ganapol
Phone: 914-318-1477
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The MV Prostate Cancer Support group meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month. We offer information and support to all who are concerned with prostate cancer... See More

Martha's Vineyard Cancer Support Group
Phone: 508-627-7958​
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Martha’s Vineyard Cancer Support Group is a group for cancer patients, their families, and closest friends meeting every Wednesday at noon in the library of the M... See More

Martha's Vineyard Center for Living
Leslie Clapp
Phone: 508-939-9440
Fax: 508-939-9440
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Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living is a non-profit organization, working in collaboration with the local municipal Councils on Aging, Dukes County, and other service organiztions to provide programs and services for 55+ Islanders that promote dignity, self-worth, self sufficiency and a live lived to its fullest potential... See More

Martha's Vineyard Community Services CORE (Counseling, Outreach and Referrals for Elders) Program
Lyndsay Famariss
Phone: 508-693-7900 x 210
Fax: 508-696-0401
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CORE (Counseling, Outreach and Referrals for Elders) provides services in the community, in the elder’s home, and in the accessible offices of the See More

Martha's Vineyard Community Services Caregivers Support Group
Alison McKinley
Phone: 508-693-7900 x217
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The Caregivers Group offered through the Island Counseling Center of See More

Martha's Vineyard Community Services Family Center
Kim D'Arcy
Phone: 508-687-9182
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The Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Family Center provides education and support to parents of children ages 0-8, including the pre-natal/ pre-adpotive period, as well as to providers who care for them... See More

Martha's Vineyard Community Services Island Counseling Center
Lau Amaral, Intake Coordinator
Phone: 508 693 7900 x 290
Fax: 508 696 0401
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Island Counseling Center offers mental health and substance abuse treatment for people of all ages... See More

Martha's Vineyard Community Services Ripple Group
Jaime Schwab
Phone: 508-693-7900 ext. 375
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A supportive group for loved ones (age 18+) of those struggling with substance use who are seeking an understanding of addictions and support... See More

Martha's Vineyard Online
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Online calendar of events and directory of services for Martha’s Vineyard See More

Martha's Vineyard Times / Things to Do
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Events calendar provided by the Martha’s Vineyard Times. See More

Martha's Vineyard Times 12-Step Program Listings
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Listing weekly times and locations of Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, and other 12-step program meetings... See More

Martha's Vineyard Times Support Group Listings
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Weekly listings and contact information for support groups on Martha’s Vineyard. See More

National Alliance for Mental Illness
Daryl Knight
Phone: 508-627-5249
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Support group for family and friends of people with mental illness 1st Sunday of the month from 6 – 7:30 pm at Daybreak Clubhouse, 457-B State Road, Vineyard Haven; call Peggy or Fenton 508 693 5872 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6:30 – 8 pm at MV Hospital chapel, Oak Bluffs; call Daryl 508 627 5249 or Lori 508 693 7880 See More

Oak Bluffs Council on Aging
Rose Cogliano
Phone: 508-693-4509, ext. 3
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

Parkinson's Caregiver Support Group
Ellen Reynolds
Phone: 508-693-2896

Support group for caregivers of those with Parkinson’s Disease, a program of the See More

Powerful Tools for Caregivers
Kathleen Samways
Phone: 508-627-5797 ext 114
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The Martha’s Vineyard Partnership for Health is offering a series of 6 FREE classes in Powerful Tools for Caregivers... See More

St Andrew's Episcopal Church
Chip Seadale
Phone: 508-627-5330
Fax: 508-627-4318
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A delightful, spirited community of faith that offers love and caring to all, and a connection with Jesus Christ, whom we follow, and God, whom we worship and praise... See More

The National Widowers' Organization
Frederick Spero
Phone: 1-800-309-3658
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The National Widowers’ Organization educates the public about the special needs of men who have lost their spouse or life partner... See More

Tisbury Senior Center
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

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 Gazette Self Help Listings
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Weekly listings of support group and 12-step meetings around the Island. See More

Vineyard Isle Parkinsonians
Ken Beebe
Phone: 508-693-3497

Parkinson’s Disease support group. See More

Vineyard Support Network
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This is a support page for Island residents who suffer addiction. It is an effort to identify and raise awareness on our island through outreach, awareness, and education... See More

Off Island

Death Cafe
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At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. Our objective is ‘to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives’... See More

Gosnold on Cape Cod
Phone: 800-444-1554
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Gosnold on Cape Cod offers a full, end-to-end continuum of care for drug and alcohol addiction and substance use disorder as well as mental health services... See More

HopeHealth
Stacie Madden
Phone: 800-642-2423
Fax: 508-957-0229
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HopeHealth has been enhancing the quality of life for people experiencing serious illness and loss for more than 35 years... See More

Hyannis Vet Center
Adam Doerfler
Phone: 508-778-0124
Fax: 508-775-3014
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The goal of the Vet Center program is to provide a broad range of counseling, outreach, and referral services to eligible veterans in order to help them make a satisfying post-war readjustment to civilian life... 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

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

Samaritans on Cape Cod and the Islands
Stephanie Kelly
Phone: 508-548-7999
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 See More

Sight Loss Services, Inc.
Donna Moberg
Phone: 508-394-3904
Fax: 508-398-0792
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Sight Loss Services is a 501-c-3 organization providing peer support, information and referral, education and awareness, outreach/home independence training, and adaptive aids to people who are learning to cope and function safely and independently with the loss of sight... See More