Dukes County Social Services Department

The Social Services department’s primary functions include, but are not limited to, application assistance for the following programs: Unemployment assistance Affordable housing applications Social security applications SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Fuel Assistance:  Click here for more information on eligibility and requirements for this program. Utility Assistance Emergency and non-emergency…

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Vineyard Health Care Access Program

The Vineyard Health Care Access Program is a community-based service of Dukes County that connects residents of Martha’s Vineyard with health benefits. We help people to apply for, enroll in, and maintain coverage in health insurance programs including MassHealth (Medicaid), Medicare, Connector Care, and Qualified Health Plans. We also provide assistance with other government benefits…

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Islanders Talk Benevolent Fund

The Islanders Talk Benevolent Fund is a fund created for Islanders to help Islanders. Contact Information Contact: Debby AthearnPhone: 508-939-1646 Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/423873044326032/

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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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