YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard

The YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard is dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, individuals, families, seniors, and the Island community by helping our members realize their fullest potential through the development of body, mind, and spirit. The YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard is committed to offering a variety of programs to serve families, youth,…

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Island Wide Youth Collaborative

The Island Wide Youth Collaborative (IWYC), a Massachusetts Family Resource Center provides services for at-risk families, young people and community members. The goal of a Family Resource Center is to support families to strengthen their bonds, connect to others and engage in their community. The center was formed in 2013 as a partnership between MV…

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Martha’s Vineyard Community Services

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services is a health, education and human services agency serving Islanders of every economic circumstance and offering services that would otherwise be unaffordable or completely unavailable. Contact information for MVCS core programs/services: Detailed program information can be found further down the page 24/7 Emergency Services / Inpatient Detox Program 508-693-0032 CONNECT to end…

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Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard

The mission of Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard is to create an aging-friendly Island meeting the needs of the rapidly growing 65+ population and those who care for them. Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard is doing this by developing approaches and incubating programs that will improve services and facilities for Island elders. Through a community-wide planning process,…

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Vineyard Medical Care

Vineyard Medical Care serves year-round island and seasonal residents and welcomes vacationing visitors who require medical attention. Our office in Vineyard Haven schedules appointments for primary care, and offers a year-round walk-in care option for sudden illnesses when appointments are not immediately available. Avoid unnecessary and costly hospital emergency room visits when urgent care is…

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Health Imperatives Martha’s Vineyard

Health Imperatives, a nonprofit agency that serves low-income and vulnerable families and individuals, provides programs in sexual and reproductive health, nutrition and health education on Martha’s Vineyard, including: Sexual and Reproductive Health/family planning: Pregnancy prevention and birth control, HIV prevention (PrEP and PEP), STD testing and treatment including HIV, Hepatitis C, chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, cancer screenings, and…

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Lilly Schott

IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant), RNC (Registered Mental Nurse) offering lactation counseling Island-wide and year-round. This listing is from a party interested in providing lactation counseling and is not an endorsement of the individual by FirstStop MV. It is the sole responsibility of the hiring party to interview and collect background information on the applicant…

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Matter of Balance

Many older adults experience falls or concerns about falling and restrict their activities due to worry. The Martha’s Vineyard Partnership for Health offers Matter of Balance, a FREE 8-week program that explores fear of falling and helps participants overcome fears that keep them less active while building confidence in mild exercise and physical activity. Learn to…

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MV Partnership for Health

Martha’s Vineyard Partnership for Health is a free program of Island Health Care Community Health Center, offering practical knowledge and skills to put participants in control of improving their own health. Through education, interactive experience and action planning, past attendees have taken control of their chronic conditions, made lasting changes in healthy eating and physical…

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My Life My Health

The Martha’s Vineyard Partnership for Health offers My Life My Health, a FREE 6-week program that addresses self-management for those with long-term conditions, including: heart disease; diabetes; stroke; depression; overweight; arthritis. Learn healthful behaviors including exercise, portion control, symptom management, coping mechanisms and communications with providers. Develop a personal action plan for wellness in each area….

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