Journey Recovery Project

The Journey Project is an interactive Web resource for pregnant and parenting women who have questions or concerns about opioid and other substance use. The Journey focuses on the stories of women with lived experience, offering information, hope, encouragement, and resources for every step of their perinatal journey. With videos, informational slideshows, resource links, and…

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Kelly Mom

A website providing evidence-based information on breastfeeding and parenting by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). Contact Information Website: https://kellymom.com/

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Vineyard Birth Collective

The Vineyard Birth Collective provides a comprehensive online listing of local resources and practitioners offering physical, emotional, and social support to Island families during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. Information provided by: www.vineyardbirthcollective.org Contact Information Email: info@vineyardbirthcollective.orgWebsite: http://www.vineyardbirthcollective.org/

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Rebekah Thomson – Pediatric Sleep Coach

Rebekah Thomson is a Gentle Sleep Coach, trained and certified by Kim West (AKA The Sleep Lady), author of Good Night Sleep Tight. She works individually with families struggling with sleep challenges and offers workshops regularly. Contact Information Contact: Rebekah ThomsonPhone: 917-455-3054 Email: rebekah@countingsheepmv.com

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Childbirth Education Class

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Childbirth Education Class. Cost for the 4 week series is $40 or $10 for each class attended. Classes meet in the ICU Waiting Room located on the 2nd floor of the Hospital on Wednesdays 6pm – 8pm. To register please call the Maternity Department: 508-957-9330. Class size is limited to 6-7 couples. Sign…

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Healthy Children’s Center for Breastfeeding

Healthy Children Project, Inc. was established in 1993 as a non-profit research and educational institution dedicated to improving child health outcomes in partnership with public, private and non-profit agencies. Through its Center for Breastfeeding, Healthy Children is the largest national provider of lactation management education for health care providers. Breastfeeding Support for Mothers and Babies (including…

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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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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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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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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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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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