Care for the Community: Volunteer Coordination Program

Get involved! Donating your time, energy, and possibly resources can be rewarding for you and those you help. It can make you feel good, and it provides essential support to our nonprofit community as they fill gaps in services and address our Island’s most pressing challenges and cultural needs. How does it work? Sign up…

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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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Houses of Grace

Houses of Grace, an overnight winter shelter program for our unhoused neighbors, typically runs each night beginning at 7:00 pm, until 7:00 am, from January 1 through March 31 each year. Although COVID-19 has forced our organization to consider closing for the 2021 season, current efforts to find alternative ways to provide shelter are ongoing….

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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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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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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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Island Clergy Seasonal Community Suppers

A Vineyard tradition during the darkest and coldest months of the year, January through March, churches from around the Island take turns providing community suppers at which all are always welcome, and the food is free. FULL WEEKLY SCHEDULE (JANUARY through MARCH only): Mondays 5:30 – 6:30 pm St. Andrews Church 51 Winter St., Edgartown…

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Stannard Farms

Products include: Certified organic seasonal vegetables, fruit and eggs. Sales locations: West Tisbury Farmers Market, summer, Saturday only Contact Information Address:23 Dolphine Merry RoadWest Tisbury, MA

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Feeding MV Map

The Feeding Martha’s Vineyard Food Map is a location and information guide to connect Islanders in need of local free and low-cost food; it has been a collaboration among The Martha’s Vineyard Times and the 40-plus organizations participating in the Vineyard Food Equity Network. The resources include providers of emergency food, food pantries, meal programs, nutrition education,…

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Mobile Farmer’s Market

A program of Island Grown Initiative, The Mobile Market is a truck stocked with reduced-price fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables. The Market makes stops in neighborhoods with low-income, elderly, and/or disabled residents, and those with limited access to fresh, locally grown food. The mission of the market is to expand healthy food access for all in…

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SixBurnerSue Farmette

Products include seasonal vegetables and flowers. Daily self-serve farm stand, May – November, 9 am – 7 pm. Contact Information Email: susie@sixburnersue.comWebsite: http://www.sixburnersue.com Address:534 State RoadWest Tisbury, MA

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