The Arc of Cape Cod

The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes. Social Programs: The Sandpipers Club (for adults) provide a variety of activities each month at different locations around the Cape. Gateway: Providing adults with developmental disabilities…

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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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Island Parents Educational Support and Training Center

Support for families of children with special needs. Serves Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. Provides educational support to families having children receiving special education services. Has a lending library of books and videos, conducts training on various special education issues. Advocates available upon request. Contact Information Phone: 508-696-5486 Email: ipest@hotmail.com Address:25 Church StreetVineyard Haven, MA Mailing…

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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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Seven Hills Foundation

The Seven Hills Vineyard Supports Program provides residential and day services for people with significant life challenges. Contact Information Phone: 508-693-7917 Email: sbacon@sevenhills.orgWebsite: https://www.sevenhills.org/affiliates/seven-hills-community-services Address:37 State StreetVineyard Haven, MA Mailing Address:P.O. Box 1443Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

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Disability Services

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Disability Services provides community integration and independence of Island residents with disabilities. Disability Services is comprised of two programs: Family Support Center – provides individualized supports based on each family’s strengths, needs, abilities and preferences to nearly 40 families who have been determined eligible for services by the Massachusetts Department of…

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Island Elderly Housing, Inc.

Island Elderly Housing, Inc. manages 165 rental apartments for elderly and disabled persons who meet the eligibility requirements of our rental assistance programs. Ten percent of our apartments are handicapped-accessible. All but four of our apartments are one-bedroom units. Hillside Village in Vineyard Haven, MA (fifty-five apartments), and Woodside Village in Oak Bluffs, MA (ninety-five…

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Island Disability Coalition

The mission of the Island Disability Coalition (IDC) is to bring together community members dedicated to promoting the full and equal participation of individuals with disabilities in all aspects of life. The Coalition will work to advocate and ensure that opportunities for self-determination, independence, empowerment, and inclusion exist in the areas including but not limited…

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Project Headway

Project Headway is a play-based preschool program that serves children ages three to five with and without disabilities. The children participate in a typical preschool schedule that includes activities such as circle, small and large group activities, gross motor play, fine motor opportunities, music, science, manipulatives, and art. The curriculum focuses on communication skills, social…

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Island Autism Group

The Island Autism Group offers therapeutic services, activities and programs for development of children with significant disabilities. Contact Information Contact: Katherine DeVanePhone: 508-693-2568 Email: katehap5@comcast.netWebsite: http://islandautism.org/ Mailing Address:P.O. Box 2786Edgartown, MA 02539

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Camp Jabberwocky

From the end of June to the end of August, Camp Jabberwocky offers children and adults with a wide range of disabilities the chance to enjoy the summer in a small family-like community, living together and enjoying jam-packed days filled with adventurous activities and experiences that are safe, empowering, exciting and fun. Campers stay between…

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