Martha’s Vineyard Farm Map

Eat Farm Fresh, and find it on your phone. The interactive Martha’s Vineyard Farm Map is a guide to buying fresh food from local Island farms and seafood markets. To download the printed map, click here. The map has been a collaboration from among Slow Food MV, Farm.Field.Sea, Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce, Dukes County, Island Grown Initiative,…

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Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA)

You may be eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as food stamps. The Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) administers SNAP benefits. SNAP provides a monthly benefit to buy nutritious foods. To receive SNAP, you must be low income and be a US citizen or legal noncitizen (restrictions apply). Eligibility for SNAP…

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Hospitality Homes

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. Our services are free of charge and are made possible by the generosity of our volunteer hosts and supporters. Founded in 1983, Hospitality Homes was the first program…

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Universal Service Administrative Company / Lifeline Support

The Lifeline Program is a federal program that provides a monthly discount on landline or wireless phone service to eligible low-income households. The Lifeline discount can lower or eliminate the cost of your monthly phone bills. Only one discount is available per household, either landline or wireless, but not both. Contact Information Phone: 888-641-8722 Email:…

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Dukes County Homeless Prevention Services

Dukes County Homeless Prevention Services provide a range of homeless prevention services to Island residents. These included centralized intake, a homeless hotline, case management services, client screening, program development, collaboration with outside agencies, creation of a homeless database, administration of an emergency shelter program, grant writing and facilitation of the MV Network on Homeless Prevention monthly…

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Seastreak Martha’s Vineyard

Year-round, passenger-only fast ferry from New Bedford to Vineyard Haven in the winter, Oak Bluffs in the summer. Contact Information Phone: 866-683-3779 Email: contact@seastreak.comWebsite: https://seastreak.com/

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Verizon / Lifeline Discount Program

Lifeline is a government assistance program that is supported by the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Federal Communications Commission. Only eligible consumers may enroll in the program. You may qualify for Lifeline service if you can show proof that you participate in certain government assistance programs or your annual income is equal…

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Eversource / Discount Rate Program

Eversource offers a discount rate to its customers who meet income and program eligibility requirements. Contact Information Phone: 800-566-2080 Website: https://www.eversource.com/Content/ema-c/residential/programs-services/financial-assistance/discount-rate Mailing Address:Eversource Customer Service, One NSTAR Way NW200Westwood, MA 02090-9909

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CONNECT to End Violence

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services CONNECT to End Violence program provides free, confidential services to victims/survivors of domestic and sexual violence as well as for their family members and significant others. CONNECT has a 24 Hour Hotline: 508-696-SAFE (7233) that is staffed by trained rape crisis counselors who provide immediate response to any physical or emotional crisis arising…

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Warming Center

The Warming Center is a drop-in facility located in the basement of the Good Shepherd Parish in Oak Bluffs, across from the Oak Bluffs Town Hall. The center provides a warm, safe, and supportive respite from the cold for men, women and families. Warm beverages along with showers and laundry service are provided. The Warming…

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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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