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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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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Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living

Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living is a non-profit organization, working in collaboration with the local municipal Councils on Aging, Dukes County, and other service organiztions to provide programs and services for 55+ Islanders that promote dignity, self-worth, self sufficiency and a live lived to its fullest potential. Programs: Supportive Day Program Exercise, arts, music, yoga, drama, discussions,…

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Tisbury Council on Aging

Multi-service senior center providing programs and referrals. Programs include fitness and exercise like yoga and tai chi; diabetes support group; food stamps (SNAP) and fuel assistance program enrollment; discount VTA bus pass enrollment; AARP-trained volunteer tax assistance; home medical supplies; short-term respite for caregivers for time and help with errands and shopping, etc.; elder companion…

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Food Resources Hotline

In need of free or low-cost food on Martha’s Vineyard? Resources include emergency food, food pantries, meal programs, nutrition education, nutrition programs, and community suppers. For a list of available resources in English or Portuguese, call 508-693-7900 ext. 410 or email Food.resources@mvcommunityservices.org. Contact Information Phone: 508-693-7900 ext. 410 Email: Food.resources@mvcommunityservices.org

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Up-Island Council on Aging

Provides social, educational and cultural services to people 55 years of age and older to meet specific needs and interests. Up-Island Council on Aging programs include: Health Maintenance Free Monthly Blood Pressure Checks Health Talks Podiatry Clinic Annual Flu Shot Health Promotion Visits Medical Equipment available for use on a free-loan basis. Stretchercise – Gentle…

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Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center

Summer service times run from Friday, June 23 through Saturday, Sept. 2.  Friday Kabbalat (Welcoming) Shabbat Service at 6:00 pm, and Saturday Shacharit (Morning) Torah Service at 9:30 am. Friday night services will be on State Beach (at the Camp Jabberwocky handicapped parking area) on June 30 through August 25 (except for July 7 and August 11, when it will be at the Hebrew Center). Please…

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Chappaquiddick Community Center

There is something for everyone at the Chappaquiddick Community Center. From exercise classes to sailing classes to book groups to ice cream socials and movie nights; you will always find something fun going on at the Community Center. Community Center calendar. Pot luck suppers open to all on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, Fall, Winter and Spring, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. If possible, bring…

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Edgartown Council on Aging

Mission Statement: To meet the needs of Edgartown seniors while promoting vital aging, growing older with dignity, independence and health. The Edgartown Council on Aging, known as the Anchors, provides health and wellness programs, information and referral, recreation and social programs, outreach, and volunteer opportunities. The outreach worker is available for an appointment at the…

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The Federated Church of Martha’s Vineyard

The Federated Church is a caring community that seeks to learn and grow in faith and to live out that faith in the world. We do that through worship, through spiritual discussions, programs and lectures, through pastoral counseling and care with life transitions, and through local and worldwide mission. The Federated Church fully participates and…

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Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands

Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands, Inc. (ESCCI) is a private, not-for-profit community-based organization dedicated to serving older adults in the twenty-two towns of Barnstable, Dukes, and Nantucket counties. It is the federally designated Area Agency on Aging (AAA) and the state designated Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) as well as the Aging…

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