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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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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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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Verizon / Lifeline Discount Program

Lifeline is a government assistance program that is supported by the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable and the Federal Communications Commission. Only eligible consumers may enroll in the program. You may qualify for Lifeline service if you can show proof that you participate in certain government assistance programs or your annual income is equal…

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Older Americans face many financial challenges as they age. They have opportunities to travel, explore new fields of work or hobbies, or spend time with family and friends. But often scam artists or bad advice take away these opportunities. The Office of Financial Protection for Older Americans is here to give seniors information and tools…

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Social Security Administration

The Social Security Administration toll-free number 800-772-1213 operates from 7AM to 7PM, Monday to Friday. Recorded information and services are available 24 hours a day. The website contains information and resources including on-line databases and publications. Contact Information Phone: 855-881-0212 (Falmouth) Website: http://www.ssa.gov

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The Salvation Army Martha’s Vineyard Service Unit

The Salvation Army provides financial and counseling assistance to those in temporary need due to an unusual circumstance in their life. This aid may include vouchers for rent, fuel, and groceries. The Salvation Army may also be able to provide referrals to other agencies to supplement this aid. Contact Information Contact: Richard ReinhardsenPhone: 774-563-9436 Email:…

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Massachusetts Department of Revenue

The mission of the Massachusetts Department of Revenue is to achieve maximum compliance with the tax, child support and municipal finance laws of the Commonwealth. In meeting its mission, the Department is dedicated to enforcing these laws in a fair, impartial and consistent manner by providing professional and courteous service to all its customers. DOR’s…

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Community Action Committee of Cape Cod & Islands, Inc.

Community Action Committee of Cape Cod and Islands, Inc. (CACCI) is a private, non-profit organization that provides a variety of services to low-income individuals and families to help them Community Action Committee improve the quality of their lives and achieve self-sufficiency. Established in 1965 as one of Massachusetts’ 25 Community Action Agencies (CAAs), CACCI has…

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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

The Community Action Committee of Cape Cod and Islands Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation: CLAIM TAX CREDITS!   Get your REFUNDS faster! Thursdays Feb. 22, March 8, 15, 29 and April 12 By Appointment Only! @ 9 AIRPORT ROAD, EDGARTOWN For more information or to schedule an appointment, Please call CACCI office @ 372 North St.,…

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