Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard will be the island’s resource for end of life care available to our entire community.

Our purpose is to provide compassionate, supportive care for those facing end of life and to comfort their loved ones.

Our mission is to provide quality hospice and bereavement services without charge to all who are facing serious illness, grief and death. We provide personalized care at home, the hospital or extended care facilities and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our patients and their families. *(at bottom of page the licenses for HMV will be addressed)


  • support for an individualized quality of life plan
  • assistance in understanding medical options
  • comprehensive, supportive nursing care
  • coordination of medical, social and spiritual services, provided on or off the island
  • bereavement, spiritual care and counseling

CARE:  We embrace the dignity of the whole person, meeting physical, emotional and spiritual needs with impartiality, discretion and confidentiality.  We assist patients and their loved ones in living each day as the end of life approaches.

COMPASSION: We provide comforting services whether at home, hospital or other care facilities with our specially trained and knowledgeable hospice nurses, bereavement counselors and volunteers.

COMMUNITY:  We serve our entire island community. We create a partnership with each patient and family whose wishes guide us in building a team with physicians, clergy, home care and other health care providers.

Contact Information

Contact: Dr. Thomas Hallahan
Phone: 508-693-0189

79 Beach Road
Vineyard Haven, MA

Mailing Address:
PO Box 1748
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568