Caregivers Support Group

A a support group for caregivers and provides a forum for caregivers to meet and connect with others in similar circumstances.  Group support and discussions include topics such as wellness, meditation, challenges and joys of caregiving, reducing stress and increasing knowledge on caregiving issues and needs.  The group meets twice a month on the first…

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Parents Apart

Marthas’ Vineyard Community Services provides the Parent Apart program, designed to assist parents in understanding the impact of divorce on children and provides parents with skills and tools to help their children adjust positively to the changes. To register and for more information on the group, call 508-693-7900 x225. Contact Information Contact: David AraujoPhone: 508-693-7900 x225…

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Transgender & Gender Non-Binary Support Group

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services runs a support group for youth and adults of all ages who identify as transgender, gender non-binary or any other of the multitude of identities on the transgender spectrum. Discussion topics include: Exploring challenges of identifying different than the gender assigned at birth Examining experiences of transphobia Inquiries related to the…

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Head Start

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Head Start program offers a comprehensive, home-based preschool program for families with children 3-5 years of age. Believing that parents are the child’s most important teacher, staff and parents work in partnership to promote the child’s growth and development. The program includes: weekly home visits; parent/child socializations; parent education group; health…

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Island Wide Youth Collaborative

The Island Wide Youth Collaborative (IWYC), a Massachusetts Family Resource Center provides services for at-risk families, young people and community members. The goal of a Family Resource Center is to support families to strengthen their bonds, connect to others and engage in their community. The center was formed in 2013 as a partnership between MV…

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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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Mom and Baby with Max

For new moms looking to get their pre-pregnancy body back. Strength exercises targeting the core, legs, arms and especially the abdominal muscles. All moms with non-walking babies are welcome. Wednesdays at 11:15 am at The Mansion House. Contact Information Phone: 508-693-2200 Address:9 Main StreetVineyard Haven, MA

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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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Health Imperatives Martha’s Vineyard

Health Imperatives, a nonprofit agency that serves low-income and vulnerable families and individuals, provides programs in sexual and reproductive health, nutrition and health education on Martha’s Vineyard, including: Sexual and Reproductive Health/family planning: Pregnancy prevention and birth control, HIV prevention (PrEP and PEP), STD testing and treatment including HIV, Hepatitis C, chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, cancer screenings, and…

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Parenting on the Otherside

Join the Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Family Center for Parenting on the Otherside, a support group for parents or caregivers who are struggling or who have struggled with substance use. Parenting on the Other Side meets Thursday evenings at the Family Center from Browse the Family Center Calendar for Learn with Me dates and times or call 508-687-9182 for…

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