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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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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New Beginnings of Martha’s Vineyard

Interdenominational ministry for single adults, sponsored by the Island Clergy Association. Committed to the positive personal growth of single, separated, divorced, and widowed adults. Support groups and refreshments, plus many programs, seminars, and activities. Meets weekly on Fridays at 7:30 pm throughout the year at Christ United Methodist Church in Vineyard Haven. Support group meets…

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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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Island Wide Youth Collaborative

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services 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…

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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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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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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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