Island Counseling Center at MV Community Services

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Island Counseling Center provides support for individuals and families overwhelmed by stress, experiencing predicaments of Island life, difficulties in relationships, struggling with mental illness, addiction, or in crises. Counseling services can be acquired by filling out a Counseling Intake Form or calling the bilingual intake line at 508-693-7900 ext 290. The Island Counseling…

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Massachusetts Aging and Disabilities Information Locator

The Massachusetts Aging and Disability Information Locator (MADIL) is a public service of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services. The MADIL is designed to help find information on services and programs that support seniors and people with disabilities in Massachusetts. Contact Information Website: http://www.massdil.org/

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Medline Plus / End of Life Issues

Planning for the end of life can be difficult. But by deciding what end-of-life care best suits your needs when you are healthy, you can help those close to you make the right choices when the time comes. End-of-life planning usually includes making choices about the following: The goals of care (for example, whether to…

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Massachusetts Family Caregiver Support Program

The MFCSP Program is a partnership between the Executive Office of Elder Affairs and the local Area Agencies on Aging (AAA)/Aging Service Access Points (ASAPs). Elder Services of the Cape and Islands is the AAA and ASAP for Martha’s Vineyard. Through this partnership, support services are provided for family caregivers caring for adults over 60…

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Family Caregiver Alliance, National Center on Caregiving

Established in 2001 as a program of Family Caregiver Alliance, the National Center on Caregiving (NCC) works to advance the development of high-quality, cost-effective policies and programs for families and friends caring for adults with chronic, disabling conditions in every state in the country. Uniting research, public policy and services, the NCC serves as a…

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Community Action Committee of Cape Cod & Islands, Inc.

Community Action Committee of Cape Cod and Islands, Inc. (CACCI) is a private, non-profit organization that provides a variety of services to low-income individuals and families to help them Community Action Committee improve the quality of their lives and achieve self-sufficiency. Established in 1965 as one of Massachusetts’ 25 Community Action Agencies (CAAs), CACCI has…

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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 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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Martha’s Vineyard Hospital

Serves Martha’s Vineyard residents (year-round, seasonal and visitors) by providing or arranging for the provision of high-quality, accessible medical care. This care will be provided to all, regardless of their ability to pay. Physicians and Departments: Anesthesiology Cardiology Dentistry Dermatology Dialysis Emergency Medicine Infusion Therapy Intensive Care Laboratory Mammography Maternity Nutrition and Dietetics Obstetrics, Gynecology…

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Horizons Geriatric Care Management

Horizons Geriatric services include: Comprehensive functional and mental health assessments Home safety evaluation Coordination of Medical appointments Medical oversight to include proper use of medications/treatments Mental health counseling for the elder and his/her family Facilitation of legal assistance for Health Care Proxies, Estate Planning, Guardianship and other legal matters Coordination and supervision of outside services…

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