All Families Touched by Adoption

A program of Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Family Center, All Families Touched by Adoption (AFTA) is a monthly discussion group. The mission of this group is to enrich the lives of children, families and all those touched by or considering adoption. We hope to provide education, support, communication and resources to all. For more information…

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MV Family Center

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services MV Family Center is a community-based program that connects, supports and strengthens families. Please note The Family Center building at 35 Greenwood Avenue is currently closed. Please check the Family Center’s calendar for new program locations in our community. Provides education and support to parents of children prenatal/pre-adoptive through 8 years old. Services include:…

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Partners in Parenting

Join the Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Family Center for Partners and Parenting, a monthly opportunity for parenting partners to meet other couples with young children and share the rewards and challenges of raising young children. Browse the Family Center Calendar for Partners and Parenting dates and times or call 508-687-9182 for information. Contact Information Contact: Kim…

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Adoption Journeys

Offers post adoption support in Massachusetts, our response teams are made up of adoption competent staff which include social worker, parent liaison, and team leader. These brief supportive services offer families joint problem-solving, advocacy, coordination of services as well as home-based counseling. Contact Information Phone: 508-676-5708 Website: https://child-familyservices.org/adoption-journeys-program-components/ Address:66 Troy Street – Suites 4 &…

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Cathleen Jasper, Lic. Ac.

Cathleen Jasper is board certified and licensed to practice acupuncture by the Massachusetts Board of Medicine. She practices acupuncture and lives on Martha’s Vineyard and offers individually tailored treatments for people seeking wellness and health.  Common conditions that often improve with acupuncture include stress management, digestive problems, fertility support, pregnancy health, chronic illness, orthopedic injury,…

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Martha’s Vineyard Cancer Support Group

MV Cancer Support Group provides transportation, housing, financial and support services for Island cancer patients and their family members. A group for cancer patients, their families, and closest friends meet every Wednesday at noon in the library of the M.V. Hebrew Center, Center Street in Vineyard Haven. All meetings are confidential. Cancer patients often need financial assistance…

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Polina Asenova

Polina is a trained birth and postpartum doula with Warm Welcome Birth Services and has a masters in psychology. Contact Information Phone: 508-627-1676 Email: doulapolina@gmail.com

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Healthy Families

Home-based family support and coaching program that supports young, first-time parents and helps them create stable, nurturing environments for their children. Contact Information Phone: 508-540-2968 Website: http://healthyfamiliesma.org/

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Cape and Island Urology

Cape and Island Urology is the local branch of Greater Boston Urology and performs vasectomies as outpatient procedures. Friends of Family Planning may reimburse for co-pay and travel expenses associated with vasectomy. Contact Information Phone: 508-540-7555 Email: CapeAndIslandUrology@yahoo.comWebsite: http://ciurology.homestead.com/welcome.html Address:19 Bramblebush ParkFalmouth, MA

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Martha’s Vineyard Breastfeeding Network

The Martha’s Vineyard Breastfeeding Network was revamped in 2014 with the help of the Maternity Department at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. The community-led group provides free education, live support and home visits for breastfeeding families. A pager system allows for 24-hour support. Contact Information Phone: 508-396-7498 (24-Hour Pager )

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Bailey Boyd Childcare Programs

Information for Martha’s Vineyard Families We’re pleased to announce the next round of funding for the Childcare Subsidy Program for residents of Oak Bluffs, Tisbury, Edgartown, West Tisbury and Gosnold. If interested, please complete the application. Families will be funded on a first come, first serve basis. Please don’t hesitate to contact Carol Bergen if…

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