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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American Red Cross

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing he power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. The local chapter is located in Hyannis and is the headquarters for local disaster response (fires, storms, floods), Preparedness and Health and Safety training, service to the armed forces, Certified…

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Tisbury Police Department

The primary mission of the Tisbury Police Department is to serve the people of Tisbury by ensuring the community’s safety, security, and quality of life through a partnership with the community. Our Mission is Community Policing.  It is our responsibility that all citizens and visitors are safe in their homes and businesses and that they,…

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Tisbury Fire Department

The Town of Tisbury Fire Department provides fire and EMS emergency services. Contact Information Contact: John SchillingPhone: 508-696-4246 Email: jschilling@tisburyma.gov Address:215 Spring StreetVineyard Haven, MA Mailing Address:PO Box 1239Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

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Caring For Animals

If you have a pet emergency, call 5508-696-5897 and you will be directed to the veterinarian on-call. House Call Only practice on Martha’s Vineyard. Caring For Animals can be reached for appointments at 508-696-5897. Contact Information Contact: Dr. Dave TuminaroPhone: 508-696-5897 Email: mvydocdave@gmail.com Mailing Address:PO Box 3133Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

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Oak Bluffs Public Library

Oak Bluffs Public Library is an informational and cultural hub for our local, island and visitor community. We circulate thousands of items in print, provide access to online free materials, and host educational and entertaining programs year-round. Emergency Food: Bags of non-perishable food are available for anyone in need – no requirements. The bags are…

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Food Resources Hotline

In need of free or low-cost food on Martha’s Vineyard? Resources include emergency food, food pantries, meal programs, nutrition education, nutrition programs, and community suppers. For a list of available resources in English or Portuguese, call 508-693-7900 ext. 410 or email Food.resources@mvcommunityservices.org. Contact Information Phone: 508-693-7900 ext. 412 Email: Food.resources@mvcommunityservices.org

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Island Intervention Center

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Island Intervention Center provides a triage system for urgent care, brief interventions, assessments, and immediate access to appropriate services for both mental health and substance use disorders. The IIC is an intermediate step for people who need a higher level of care, but may not need hospitalization.The goal of the IIC…

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Vineyard Committee on Hunger (Serving Hands & Family to Family)

The Vineyard Committee on Hunger (VCOH) is a nonprofit organization that seeks to alleviate hunger on the Island through self-help initiatives and raising awareness. The funds raised by the VCOH are distributed to 4 major relief groups on the Island: The Island Food Pantry, Serving Hands Food Distribution, Family to Family Holiday Meals, and Meals on Wheels. Serving Hands Food Distribution…

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Animal Health Care Associates

If you have a pet emergency, call 508-693-6515 and you will be directed to the veterinarian on-call. Animal Health Care is a full service animal hospital. We care for small and large animals as well as exotics. We understand your pet is a member of your family so we are committed to providing the best…

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