Disabled Persons Protection Commission

DPPC protects adults with disabilities from the abusive acts or omissions of their caregivers through investigation oversight, public awareness, and prevention. Contact Information Website: https://www.mass.gov/orgs/disabled-persons-protection-commission

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Cape Organization for Rights of the Disabled

The Cape Organization for Rights of the Disabled (CORD) has been aggressively working since 1984 to advance the independence, productivity, and integration of people with disabilities, including deaf and hard of hearing people, into mainstream society. You may want to contact CORD if: You want to learn more about your disabled child’s educational rights; You…

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Counseling Outreach and Referral for the Elderly (CORE)

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Counseling Outreach and Referral for the Elderly (CORE)¬†program works with at -risk and mostly home-bound elders in the community. The program responds to referrals from the Island’s Councils on Aging, First Stop, VNA, physicians and other professionals as well as self-referrals. CORE’s goal is to meet the needs of those who…

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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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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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Cape and Islands District Attorney Victim Witness Program

To assist with elder victims’ needs, we have established a Victim and Witness Program in my office specifically for senior citizens. This program is designed to provide help in dealing with the physical, emotional and financial impact of being a victim. This help is available to all victims of Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket Counties. As…

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Connelly Law Offices, Ltd.

Connelly Law Offices, Ltd. is an elder law firm that specializes in estate planning and probate law, as well as a variety of fiduciary services. Our firm was established in 1970 and we have continually served the people of southern New England since that time. To ensure that our clients’ assets are not only protected…

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Elder Abuse Hotline

24/7 Elder Abuse Hotline, a program of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs serving those ages 60 and over. Contact Information Phone: 1-800-922-2275 Website: http://www.mass.gov/elders/service-orgs-advocates/protective-services-program.html

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