Parenting Teens & Tweens

Parenting Teens and Tweens is a group offered through  Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Island Wide Youth Collaborative. A Coffee Talk for Primary Caregivers. Treat yourself to a morning of conversation with other parents and caregivers. Share experiences, strengths, challenges and successes of raising teens and tweens. Browse the IWYC calendar for Parenting Teens and Tweens group dates and times or…

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Parents & Caregivers of Transgender Young People Support Group

The Island Wide Youth Collaborative runs a Support Group for Parents and Caregivers of Transgender Young People. This monthly drop-in group is designed to provide an open opportunity for parents and caregivers of trans and genderqueer young people to ask questions, get information, and build a supportive community. The group will provide a space for non-judgmental and uninhibited…

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Martha’s Vineyard Community Services

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services is a health, education and human services agency serving Islanders of every economic circumstance and offering services that would otherwise be unaffordable or completely unavailable. Contact information for MVCS core programs/services: Detailed program information can be found further down the page 24/7 Emergency Services / Inpatient Detox Program 508-693-0032 CONNECT to end…

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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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Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard

The mission of Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard is to create an aging-friendly Island meeting the needs of the rapidly growing 65+ population and those who care for them. Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard is doing this by developing approaches and incubating programs that will improve services and facilities for Island elders. Through a community-wide planning process,…

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Veterans Significant Others Support Group

Held once per month and offers a confidential space for Significant Others of Veterans, (including spouses, partners, siblings, parents) to support one another.  Clinicians are present to offer education about PTSD and secondary PTSD.  Participants benefit from gaining insight into their Veteran’s behavior, as well as learning ways from the feedback from Clinicians and from…

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Veterans Support Group

Readjustment Counseling for War Veterans: Island Counseling Center offers focused individual and group services to returning war veterans.  A support group meets weekly to discuss the challenges of reintegrating after the war experience.  Please contact Tom Bennett for more information and group times at 508-693-7900 ext. 211. Contact Information Contact: Tom BennettPhone: 508-693-7900 ext. 211 Email: tbennett@mvcommunityservices.comWebsite:…

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Oak Bluffs Council on Aging

The Oak Bluffs Council on Aging’s primary mission is to promote and provide programs and services that foster dignity, independence, and life long learning for elderly citizens. The OBCOA offers the opportunity to meet with professionals by appointment through regularly held programs: Hearing Clinic Pedi-Care Foot Clinic Public Health Clinic SHINE/Health Insurance Counseling Social Security Videoconference…

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Dukes County Regional Housing Authority

The Dukes County Regional Housing Authority (DCRHA) is publically chartered to assist the towns of Martha’s Vineyard with developing and managing housing opportunities for residents with low and moderate income. The DCRHA provides affordable rentals, rental assistance and service referral; supports affordable home buying as a lottery agent and affordability monitor; participates in advocacy and…

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Henrietta Brewer House

The Henrietta Brewer House, Inc. is a 14-private-unit State-Licensed Assisted Living Residence located in the town of Vineyard Haven MA on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard. The HBH is a private residence in a residential neighborhood located blocks from the center of town, shopping, parks, library, ferry and public transportation. We opened in 1994 and…

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Up-Island Council on Aging

Provides social, educational and cultural services to people 55 years of age and older to meet specific needs and interests. Up-Island Council on Aging programs include: Health Maintenance Free Monthly Blood Pressure Checks Health Talks Podiatry Clinic Annual Flu Shot Health Promotion Visits Medical Equipment available for use on a free-loan basis. Stretchercise – Gentle…

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