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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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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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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Access Express

Access Express is a Plymouth-based transportation service offering fixed route van service, paratransit services for people with disabilities, Senior Citizens, Human Services transportation and everyday commuter solutions. To meet the need of quality transportation for both our customers and community, Habilitation Assistance developed Access Express in 1983 as a safe, reliable transportation service. Access Express…

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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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Cape Area Medivan Service

Have an appointment off island and need a ride? The new Cape Area Medivan Service will be offered through the Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA), providing a lift accessible van to take island seniors to medical appointments on Cape Cod and Plymouth. To be eligible you must be 60 years of age or older and/or disabled….

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Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional Transit Authority (VTA) provides year-round public transit service to the six towns of Martha’s Vineyard: Aquinnah, Chilmark, Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury and West Tisbury. The VTA’s transportation services consist of both fixed services and paratransit services (known as the “Lift”). VTA fixed route service varies throughout the year, depending on the…

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Transportation Access Program

ATTENTION: Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Transportation Access Program (TAP) has expended all funds available for FY19. At this point we can no longer accept applications for this fiscal year. At this point we can no longer accept applications for this fiscal year. We await news from the state regarding FY20 funding for this program. We…

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Martha’s Vineyard Fast Ferry

Seasonal (May –  October)  passenger only ferry from Quonset Point in North Kingstown, Rhode Island to Oak Bluffs. Shuttle service from T.F. Green Airport and Kingston Amtrak station available. Contact Information Phone: 401-295-4040 Email: info@vineyardfastferry.comWebsite: https://vineyardfastferry.com/

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Peter Pan Bus

Bus service from Logan Airport; Boston South Station; Hyannis; New York; and Providence to Woods Hole. Contact Information Phone: 1-800-343-9999 Website: https://peterpanbus.com/

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