Dukes County Social Services Department

The Social Services department’s primary functions include, but are not limited to, application assistance for the following programs: Unemployment assistance Affordable housing applications Social security applications SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Fuel Assistance:  Click here for more information on eligibility and requirements for this program. Utility Assistance Emergency and non-emergency…

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Houses of Grace

Houses of Grace, an overnight winter shelter program for our unhoused neighbors, typically runs each night beginning at 7:00 pm, until 7:00 am, from January 1 through March 31 each year. Although COVID-19 has forced our organization to consider closing for the 2021 season, current efforts to find alternative ways to provide shelter are ongoing….

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Martha’s Vineyard Disaster Response

Martha’s Vineyard Emergency Services Organizations: American Red Cross The Salvation Army Martha’s Vineyard Medical Reserve Corps Martha’s Vineyard Disaster Animal Response Team Want to Volunteer? Have any Questions or comments?  Contact us! Ilona Metell, Red Cross (Ilona.metell@redcross.org) Richard Reinhardsen, Salvation Army (rsr1017@comcast.net) Marina Lent, Medical Reserve Corps (mlent@chilmarkma.gov) Rita Brown, MV Disaster Animal Response Team…

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Medical Reserve Corps

Disasters can be scary, especially if you are living alone, are elderly or disabled, or are dependent on oxygen, health care staff, medications or electricity. But Don’t Stay Scared…GET PREPARED! HELP US HELP YOU! The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a national network of volunteers, organized locally to improve the health and safety of their…

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Summer Food Service Program

Healthy, delicious lunches for the community, free to all ages. When and where will the program take place?Lunches will be served at the Oak Bluffs Library, the West Tisbury Library, and the Family Center between July 9th and August 17th. Lunches will also be served the Martha’s Vineyard Boys and Girls Club and the Martha’s Vineyard…

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Martha’s Vineyard Disaster Animal Response Team

MV Disaster Animal Response Team, (MV-DART) was formed in response to a state law passed after Hurricane Katrina which requires towns to have a plan in place to address the evacuation and sheltering needs of household pets and services animals before, during and after an emergency or natural disaster. The organizers of MVDART include Assistant…

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Martha’s Vineyard Sharks

The MV Sharks are a composition of players that come from the top collegiate baseball programs in the country, and hopefully many will be drafted into Major League Baseball. If you want to bond, show your kids how a crisp game of baseball is played, see positive work habits, gain insight into how to balance…

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Martha’s Vineyard United Soccer

Martha’s Vineyard United Soccer is a volunteer, non-profit organization. We provide children and young adults an opportunity to have fun playing soccer, learn about being on a team and sportsmanship while training on whatever level best suits the player. Martha’s Vineyard United Soccer offers three tiers of playing, each is unique and offers a varying…

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Martha’s Vineyard Substance Use Disorder Coalition

The mission of the Martha’s Vineyard Substance Use Disorder Coalition is to engage, advocate, inform, and bring awareness to substance use disorder through education, prevention, treatment, and recovery to build a healthy, safe, and addiction-free community. Get Help Now Contact Information Email: info@mvsud.orgWebsite: https://www.mvsud.org/ Phone: 508-693-7900 x222

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