Island Health Care Community Health Center

Providing all Vineyarders access to quality health care regardless of income or insurance status. Our clinicians – nurse practitioners, nurses, psychiatrists, and collaborating physicians – are here when you need them, ready to provide the care you deserve. Provides primary care, oral health, counseling, prevention, patient advocacy, urgent medical care, and more. No health insurance…

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Island Counseling Center at MV Community Services

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Island Counseling Center provides support for individuals and families overwhelmed by stress, experiencing predicaments of Island life, difficulties in relationships, struggling with mental illness, addiction, or in crises. Counseling services can be acquired by filling out a Counseling Intake Form or calling the bilingual intake line at 508-693-7900 ext 290. The Island Counseling…

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Healthy Incentives Program

What is the Healthy Incentives Program?  The Healthy Incentives Program (HIP) provides you with an additional monthly SNAP benefit when you buy farm-fresh fruits and vegetables at the West Tisbury Farmer’s Market, participating farm stands, or the Island Grown Initiative Mobile Market. Spend your SNAP dollars at participating HIP retailers and have the amount of your…

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My Medicare Matters

MyMedicareMatters.org is brought to you by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) in partnership with Aon Retiree Health Exchange„¢. This educational service is designed to make it easier for people with Medicare (and those turning 65) to make informed and confident choices about their health coverage and to make the most of that coverage. The…

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OnGuard Online

OnGuardOnline.gov is the federal government’s website to help you be safe, secure and responsible online. The Federal Trade Commission manages OnGuardOnline.gov, in partnership with other federal agencies. OnGuardOnline.gov is a partner in the Stop Think Connect campaign, led by the Department of Homeland Security, and part of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, led by…

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BenefitsCheckUp

BenefitsCheckUp helps you find state, federal, and private benefits programs available where you live. These benefits programs can help pay for prescriptions, health care, food, utilities, and more. You can also get help with tax relief, transportation, legal issues, or finding work. BenefitsCheckUp is a free service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA), a…

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EconomicCheckUp

Whether you’re retired or still working, it pays to be smart about your income. Discover tips and resources in your community to manage your budget, save money, find work, and set financial goals. It’s free, confidential, and from a trusted source, the nonprofit National Council on Aging. Contact Information Website: https://www.economiccheckup.org/esi-home

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Summer Food Service Program

Healthy, delicious lunches for the community, free to all ages. When and where will the program take place?Lunches will be served at the Oak Bluffs Library, the West Tisbury Library, and the Family Center between July 9th and August 17th. Lunches will also be served the Martha’s Vineyard Boys and Girls Club and the Martha’s Vineyard…

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Saxton 4×4

Helps shed some light on why so many people are in debt today and offer helpful budgeting tips, basic financial management skills, and other practical advice about money. Contact Information Contact: Kathy Sommers Website: http://saxton4x4.co.uk/guide-to-managing-finances/

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Be Safer at Home, Inc.

A full-service PERS (personal emergency response service) provider. Offer home and mobile PERS devices, and contracted provider for Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands. Also provide special private-pay pricing for veterans and their families. Contact Information Contact: Kevin DalyPhone: 978-821-6327 Email: kevinmdaly13@msn.comWebsite: http://www.besaferathome.com Address:800 West Cummings Park, Ste 6950Woburn, MA Mailing Address:800 West Cummings…

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Homeowner Options for Massachusetts Elders

Assist low and moderate income elder homeowners. HOME provides comprehensive in-home counseling on financial and homeownership issues to enable successful aging in place. Services include displacement prevention, remainder life planning, budgeting, income maximization, equity conservation, consumer protections and creative financial options specially crafted for seniors. NOTE: HOME is not a legal services organization, nor is…

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