BenefitsCheckUp

BenefitsCheckUp helps you find state, federal, and private benefits programs available where you live. These benefits programs can help pay for prescriptions, health care, food, utilities, and more. You can also get help with tax relief, transportation, legal issues, or finding work. BenefitsCheckUp is a free service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA), a…

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The Salvation Army Martha’s Vineyard Service Unit

The Salvation Army provides financial and counseling assistance to those in temporary need due to an unusual circumstance in their life. This aid may include vouchers for rent, fuel, and groceries. The Salvation Army may also be able to provide referrals to other agencies to supplement this aid. Contact Information Contact: Richard ReinhardsenPhone: 774-563-9436 Email:…

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Cape Cod Times Needy Fund, Inc.

The mission of the Cape Cod Times Needy Fund, Inc. is to provide urgent financial assistance for basic human needs to individuals and families residing on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket who are experiencing temporary financial hardships. Contact Information Contact: Betsey SetharesPhone: 508-778-5661 Email: info@needyfund.orgWebsite: http://www.needyfund.org

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Islanders Talk Benevolent Fund

The Islanders Talk Benevolent Fund is a fund created for Islanders to help Islanders. Contact Information Contact: Debby AthearnPhone: 508-939-1646 Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/423873044326032/

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South Shore Community Action Council

The Fuel Assistance Program assists low income individuals and families with the cost of heating their homes during the winter season. Income guidelines are found on WWW.SSCAC.ORG Levels of assistance vary by income; household size and source of heat. Payments are made to energy dealers or utilities. A list of Martha’s Vineyard outreach sites for…

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Cape Organization for Rights of the Disabled

The Cape Organization for Rights of the Disabled (CORD) has been aggressively working since 1984 to advance the independence, productivity, and integration of people with disabilities, including deaf and hard of hearing people, into mainstream society. You may want to contact CORD if: You want to learn more about your disabled child’s educational rights; You…

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Dukes County Social Services Department

The Social Services department’s primary functions include, but are not limited to, application assistance for the following programs: SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Fuel Assistance: Applications for Fuel Assistance are being accepted for the 2018-2019 season. This program helps low-income families pay for the cost of their heating bills from November 1st…

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Vineyard Health Care Access Program

The Vineyard Health Care Access Program is a community-based service of Dukes County that connects residents of Martha’s Vineyard with health benefits. We help people to apply for, enroll in, and maintain coverage in health insurance programs including MassHealth (Medicaid), Medicare, Connector Care, and Qualified Health Plans. We also provide assistance with other government benefits…

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You’ve Got a Friend

You’ve Got a Friend raises and distributes funds to aid individuals and families who have undergone catastrophic events. Contact Information Phone: 508-693-7733 Email: info@bfmlegal.comWebsite: http://www.bfmlegal.com/new-page-3/ Address:P.O. Box 1317West Tisbury, MA

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Buy Local MV (Our Island Club)

Membership-based Island businesses discount program for year-round Island residents. Special rates for seniors. Contact Information Phone: 508-693-4541 Email: buylocalmv@gmail.comWebsite: https://www.buylocalmv.com/ Mailing Address:PO Box 1323West Tisbury, MA 02575

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Lower Cape Outreach Council

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. Contact Information Contact: Pat Rowell, Board PresidentPhone: 508-240-1490 Email: lcoc@lcoutreach.orgWebsite: http://www.lcoutreach.org…

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