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Martha’s Vineyard is home to more than 100 nonprofit organizations that are dedicated to the arts, community services, health services, conservation efforts, education, housing and recreation. Many organizations depend on volunteers and community support to make the Island a better place to live.

The Island Nonprofit Directory, updated for 2022, is a community resource for anyone interested in more information about these organizations or in volunteering or supporting the programming of these nonprofits.

Efforts have been made to make the directory comprehensive, but any omissions or corrections should be directed to



African Artists Community Development Project

The AACDP is a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to empowering women in Zambia and strengthening African families. It does so by raising money for children with disabilities, women’s economic initiatives and educational sponsorships.

P.O. Box 3000, PMB 3051

West Tisbury, MA 02575



Aquinnah Cultural Center Inc.

The Aquinnah Cultural Center preserves and promotes Aquinnah Wampanoag history, culture and contributions on Martha's Vineyard.

Physical address: 35 Aquinnah Circle

Mailing address:

10 Black Brook Road

Aquinnah, MA  02535



Arts and Society

Arts and Society, founded in 1979, organizes and stages concerts, concert dramas and literary events, including the oldest continuous James Joyce Bloomsday celebration in the U.S.

P.O. Box 4485

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Featherstone Center for the Arts

Featherstone Center for the Arts is a community art center offering year-round art workshops, classes, gallery shows and other events for all ages and abilities.

30 Featherstone Lane

P.O. Box 1145

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557



Island Community Chorus

Island Community Chorus fosters the singing and enjoyment of choral music through seasonal public performances.

P.O. Box 4157

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568


Island Theatre Workshop

Island Theatre Workshop performs plays (classical, modern, musical or original works) of high literary and theatrical quality, year-round nd using talent available on Martha's Vineyard. It is also the host of a long-running children’s theater program.

P.O. Box 1893

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Martha’s Vineyard Art Association

Martha’s Vineyard Art Association, based in the historic Old Sculpin Gallery, provides exhibition and educational opportunities for artists, as well as art scholarships and preservation of a permanent collection of island art.

The Old Sculpin Gallery

58 Dock Street

P.O. Box 761

Edgartown, MA 02539



Martha's Vineyard Center for the Visual Arts

The Martha’s Vineyard Center for the Visual Arts (MVCVA) supports Island artists through exhibits at the cooperative Galaxy Gallery in the Oak Bluffs Arts District, art strolls, and other activities.

99 Dukes County Avenue

P.O. Box 168

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557



Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society

Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society believes that live music should be accessible to all and produces chamber music concerts, promotes and supports classical music learning opportuities and creates awareness of the value and significance of fine music on the island. 

P.O. Box 4189

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Martha’s Vineyard Children’s Chorus

The Martha’s Vineyard Children’s Chorus is a non-auditioning children’s chorus for students grades 1-8. The chorus helps children to develop musicianship, self confidence and musical expression through developmentally appropriate vocal instruction.

P.O. Box 1281

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Martha’s Vineyard Community Radio Inc. (WVVY 96.7)

WVVY is a volunteer-run, low-power nonprofit FM community radio station that hosts an eclectic mix of programming.

P.O. Box 1989

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Martha’s Vineyard Community Television (MVTV)

MVTV is an Island-based public-access television production facility with an educational studio.

physical address: 58 Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

mailing address: P.O. Box 608

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Martha’s Vineyard Film Society/Film Center

The Film Society offers a year-round program of independent films, movie classics, documentaries and world cinema. It produces the Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival, and five other niche festivals. Additionally, it offers "one-of-a-kind" live performance series including the MET Opera and National Theater — Live.

physical address: 79 Beach Road, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

mailing address: P.O. Box 4423, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival

The MVFF celebrates diverse artists and thinkers through events, education and film production. The MVFF produces an annual independent film festival during the off-season, and a summer film series all over the Island; it also teaches free filmmaking classes for children, and has a filmmaking department focusing on local culture and creating a sustainable world for all.

P.O. Box 592

Chilmark, MA 02535



Martha's Vineyard Museum

The Martha's Vineyard Museum preserves and curates collections to connect the community to the Island's history, art and culture. 

151 Lagoon Pond Road

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse

MV Playhouse is the island's professional theater company open year-round and offering live theater productions, music, movies, poetry, art, theater programs for adults and children, and more.

24 Church Street

P.O. Box 2452

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568




MVYRADIO is an independent, listener-supported alternative radio station based on Martha’s Vineyard that builds community through the power of music.

489 State Road

P.O. Box 1420

West Tisbury, MA 02575



Olive Branch Fair Trade

Olive Branch Fair Trade is dedicated to presenting Fair Trade foods and crafts from Palestine.

Woodland Center

459 State Road, Unit 21

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Pathways ARTS/Pathways Projects Institutes Ltd.

Pathways provides arts programming including music, poetry, dance and multimedia offerings each winter at the Chilmark Tavern.

9 State Road

P.O. Box 437

Chilmark, MA 02535



Phyllis Vecchia Creative Drama

Phyllis Vecchia Creative Drama teaches about women in history through year-round theater education programs for elementary and middle school students, adults and seniors.

67 Deer Hill Road

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Rhythm of Life

Rhythm of Life offers ensemble drumming instruction and drumming experiences rooted in West African and Caribbean culture for all ages and abilities.

P.O. Box 3000, PMB 3172

West Tisbury, MA 02575



Vineyard Arts Project

Vineyard Arts Project is a performing arts residency that fosters the incubation of new work and hosts performances.

215 Upper Main Street

P.O. Box 1527

Edgartown, MA 02539



Vineyard Haven Band, Inc.

The Vineyard Haven Band, formed in 1868, is the oldest continuing performing arts group on the Island. It carries on the American "band in the park" musical tradition with free concerts every summer at various Island parks and at special events. 

P.O. Box 2187

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



The Yard

The Yard is a home for the performing arts that supports contemporary dance-makers and related artists through residencies and presents performances by local, national and international artists, dance classes for the community and in schools, and community events for all ages.

1 The Yard

P.O. Box 405

Chilmark, MA 02535






American Legion Post 257 & Post 186

Post 257 and Post 186 are the Island chapters of the nation’s largest wartime veterans' service organization.

Post 257

47 Martin Road

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568


Post 186

176 Katama Road

Edgartown, MA 02539



Angels Helping Animals Worldwide, Martha’s Vineyard

AHAWW rescues dogs from high kill shelters and disaster relief areas and places them in loving local homes.

P.O. Box 120

West Tisbury, MA 02575



Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard

The Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard is a no-kill shelter that houses and provides vaccinations, neutering and care for animals, as well as helping to find proper adoptive homes for them.

P.O. Box 1829

Edgartown, MA 02539



The Cottagers Inc.

The Cottagers is a group of professional African American women on the Vineyard whose mission is to promote education, a sense of cultural pride and the value of service to the community.

57 Pequot Avenue

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557 


Dukes County Veterans Service

The Dukes County Veterans Service helps veterans obtain the benefits to which they are entitled and conceives programs to honor vets and promote patriotism.

P.O. Box 190

Edgartown, MA 02539



The Edey Foundation

The Edey Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organizations for conservation on Martha’s Vineyard.

P.O. Box 1029

West Tisbury, MA 02575



Friends of Oak Bluffs

The Friends of Oak Bluffs organization raises funds and organizes events for the beautification of town.

P.O. Box 1281

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557


Holy Ghost Association of Martha’s Vineyard

The Holy Ghost Association is a charitable organization and social club located at the Portuguese-American Club. It hosts community events and sponsors scholarships.

P.O. Box 2203

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557



Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association

MVCMA is a religious nonprofit and 34 acre National Historic Landmark. They offer a Gingerbread Cottage Museum and historic walking tours in season, and host community events at the iconic Tabernacle throughout the summer.

80 Trinity Park

P.O. Box 1685

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557



Martha's Vineyard Community Foundation 

The MV Community Foundation (formerly the Permanent Endowment for Martha’s Vineyard) offers grants and scholarships to Island-based nonprofits and Island students.

P.O. Box 243

West Tisbury, MA 02575



Martha’s Vineyard Fish Farm for Haiti Project

The MV Fish Farm for Haiti Project is an Island-wide humanitarian mission organized by Little Children of Mary that supports programs in Haiti through local fundraising events on-Island and private donations.

205 State Road

Chilmark, MA 02535



Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center

The Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center provides year-round religious, educational, cultural and social programming.

130 Center Street

P.O. Box 692

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Martha’s Vineyard Mediation Program

The Martha’s Vineyard Mediation Program works to resolve conflicts through mediation, conflict coaching and facilitation services for families, small businesses, elders and other members of the community. They also provide educational classes, outreach and learning cohorts.

15 Merchant's Way, Suite 5

P.O. Box 761

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Martha’s Vineyard Nonprofit Collaborative

Martha's Vineyard Nonprofit Collaborative (MVNC) works to strengthen the island's nonprofits by providing advocacy, capacity building programs, and essential resources to support their vital work to sustain the Vineyard that we love.

P.O. Box 1018

West Tisbury, MA 02575



MV Social Justice Leadership Foundation

MV Social Justice Leadership Foundation assists Island groups and individuals to transform racial and social injustices through grant making, education, and advocacy to assure equal treatment of all citizens on Martha’s Vineyard.

P.O. Box 1536

Edgartown, MA 02539


Martha's Vineyard Vision Fellowship

The Martha's Vineyard Vision Fellowship invests in individuals who demonstrate a commitment to the Island and sustainability.

PMB #132

455 State Road, #18

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Media Voices For Children

Media Voices for Children is an online resource and community for activists created to raise awareness of children’s human rights, especially child labor.

110 Daggett Avenue

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



MV Youth

MV Youth provides capital funding for exceptional organizations serving children, teens and young adults, and scholarships for deserving high school students and young people.

P.O. Box 65

Chilmark, MA 02535

(508) 648-1353


NAACP of Martha’s Vineyard

The Martha’s Vineyard chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People works to ensure equality and justice for all and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination

P.O. Box 1513

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557



PAWS of Martha’s Vineyard

PAWS is a local organization created to help pet owners with financial aid and to provide owners with spay/neuter coupons.

P.O. Box 1636

Edgartown, MA 02539



Rotary Club of Martha’s Vineyard

The Rotary Club of Martha’s Vineyard spearheads fundraisers and community service efforts to support the Island community.

P.O. Box 1951

Edgartown MA 02539


VFW Post 9261

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is a non-profit organization for American Veterans with a local chapter and social club in Oak Bluffs.

14 Towanticut Ave.

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557



Vineyard Preservation Trust

Vineyard Preservation Trust acquires, preserves, restores and manages the endangered historic landmarks of Martha's Vineyard, restoring living institutions to their rightful place in Island life.  

P.O. Box 5277

Edgartown, MA 02539







BiodiversityWorks promotes conservation of biodiversity through Island-wide wildlife research and monitoring.

455 State Road

PMB #179

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Community Greenhouse of Martha’s Vineyard

The Community Greenhouse of Martha’s Vineyard provides an environment for Islanders to learn and teach about growing and harvesting vegetables and flowers year round.

114 New York Avenue

P.O. Box 2048

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557



Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary of Mass Audubon

Located in Edgartown, Felix Neck is dedicated to environmental education and to providing an opportunity for the public to explore the Island’s habitats and learn about its wildlife.

100 Felix Neck Drive

P.O. Box 494

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



The Friends of the Correllus Forest

The Friends of the Correllus Forest is a charitable organization formed to provide both financial support and stewardship for the 5,000-acre Manuel F. Correllus Forest.

P.O Box 243

West Tisbury, MA 02575


Friends of Sengekontacket

Friends of Sengekontacket is dedicated to the preservation of Sengekontacket Pond and the barrier beach.

P.O. Box 740

Edgartown, MA 02539


Great Pond Foundation

The Great Pond Foundation is dedicated to preserving and protecting Edgartown Great Pond through science, collaboration, and education.

P .O. Box 9000

Edgartown, MA 02539



Island Grown Initiative

Building a regenerative, equitable food system on Martha's Vineyard that engages, informs and integrates the community.

4 Cournoyer Road

West Tisbury, MA 02575



Lagoon Pond Association

The Lagoon Pond Association of Martha’s Vineyard is an organization dedicated to improving the quality of the waters and the environment of the lands surrounding Lagoon Pond.

P.O. Box 1978

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Marine and Paleobiological Research Institute

The Marine and Paleobiological Research Institute promotes education, research and public involvement in marine and paleobiological sciences, as well as preservation of our world fossil heritage.

P.O. Box 1016

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust

The MV Fisherman’s Preservation Trust is committed to the conservation of Martha’s Vineyard’s fishing heritage and its future by supporting the Island’s small-boat, owner-operated fishing fleets and their sustainably harvested catch.

P.O.Box 96

Menemsha, MA 02552



The Martha’s Vineyard Garden Club

The Martha’s Vineyard Garden Club is a community organization of residents who share a passion for gardening, conservation and maintaining the Island environment.

P.O. Box 5061

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568


Martha’s Vineyard Shellfish Group Inc.

The MVSG preserves and expands shellfisheries through shellfish propagation and habitat restoration.

P.O. Box 1552

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557



Martha’s Vineyard Vegan Society

Martha’s Vineyard Vegan Society is dedicated to the promotion, education, and advocacy of plant-based eating on Martha’s Vineyard.

10 Martha’s Road

Edgartown, MA 02539



The Polly Hill Arboretum

PHA is a public garden devoted to education, research, and plant conservation. Listed on the national register of historic places, it is a horticultural and botanical landmark founded by legendary horticulturist Polly Hill.

P.O. Box 561

West Tisbury, MA 02575



Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation

Sheriff’s Meadow seeks to conserve the natural landscape and character of Martha’s Vineyard through conservation, stewardship and education programs.

P.O. Box 1088

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Tisbury Waterways Inc.

Tisbury Waterways advocates for initiatives that improve and maintain the water quality of Tisbury’s estuaries.

P.O. Box 4375

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



The Trustees of Reservations

The Trustees is a state-wide organization dedicated to preserving land, nature, and historic places in Massachusetts for public use and enjoyment. This includes 8 special places on Martha’s Vineyard; coastal beaches, wildlife refuges, globally rare sandplain grasslands, woodlands, moraine, a Japanese inspired garden, and an educational farm.

14 Aero Avenue

P.O. Box 2106

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Vineyard Conservation Society

VCS is dedicated to preserving the environment of Martha’s Vineyard through advocacy, education and the protection of the Island’s land and water.

P.O. Box 2189

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Vineyard Open Land Foundation

VOLF works with landowners, neighborhoods, municipalities and other conservation groups to preserve open land on the Island.

P.O. Box 4608

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Vineyard Power Cooperative Inc.

Vineyard Power Cooperative is a community-owned utility company that works to produce electricity from local, renewable resources.

151 Beach Road

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

P.O. Box 1077

West Tisbury, MA 02575






Adult & Community Education of Martha’s Vineyard (ACE MV)

ACE MV offers career training, college credit, certification and licensure in the trades, business, education, health and hospitality sectors, as well as enrichment classes for residents of all ages.

455 State Road

PMB #105

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



The African-American Heritage Trail of Martha’s Vineyard

The African-American Heritage Trail is dedicated to researching information and educating the community about African American history on Martha’s Vineyard. They have showcased 30 sites celebrating African-American experience and achievement and operate a tour program exploring that extraordinary history.

P.O. Box 234

West Tisbury, MA 02575



The FARM Institute (Trustees of Reservation)

The FARM Institute, a property of The Trustees, is an educational farm with a teaching kitchen that offers programs for children and adults ranging from animal husbandry to cooking classes to a summer farm camp.

P.O. Box 1868

Edgartown, MA 02539



Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society

The MV Ag Society promotes the pursuit of agriculture, horticulture and land conservation and is known for its annual summer Agricultural Fair.

P.O. Box 73

West Tisbury, MA 02575



Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club

Since 1937, the Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club has worked to enable all island youth, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as innovative, caring, and responsible citizens.

44 Robinson Road

P.O. Box 654

Edgartown, MA 02539



Martha’s Vineyard Language 

Martha's Vineyard Language is a resource supporting families of children struggling with speech and language, reading and writing, and social language development, as well as adult learners seeking fluency in English and difficulties with reading and writing. 

55 Pilgrim Road

Edgartown, MA 02539



Martha’s Vineyard Youth Leadership Initiative

The MV Youth Leadership Initiative seeks to train the next generation of Island leaders through year-long programs, training and leadership development opportunities.

P.O. Box 4551

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Sassafras Earth Education

Sassafras offers a variety of nature-based mentoring programs, classes, and events for both kids and adults with the goal of increasing a connection to nature. 

5 Church Street

Aquinnah, MA 02535



Sense of Wonder Creations

Sense of Wonder Creations teaches art classes year round, collaborates with schools and nonprofit organizations and their Global Outreach helps to fund music and art programs in Haiti and an orphanage in Uganda and other 3rd world countries.

23 Grove Avenue

P.O. Box 1558

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Slough Farm

Slough Farm is a nonprofit educational farm and arts center committed to the integration of small-scale, sustainable farming and the creative arts through place-based educational programming. Slough Farm is also committed to supporting fellow food equity partners, Island farmers and nonprofits.

15 Butler's Cove Road

Edgartown, MA 02539


West Tisbury Library Foundation

The West Tisbury Library Foundation expands the library's ability to offer free public programs, including concerts, children’s programs, an after-school Learning Lab for tweens and teens, health and environmental education - and many other offerings - for the entire Island community.

P.O. Box 1238

West Tisbury, MA 02575






American Red Cross: The Cape, Islands and Southeast Massachusetts

This organization is the local chapter of the Red Cross, the disaster relief and humanitarian agency.

286 South Street

Hyannis, MA 02601



Angel Flight NE

Angel Flight NE provides free air transportation for Islanders who must travel for medical care.

492 Sutton Street

North Andover, MA 01845

800-549-9980/ 978-794-6868


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod and the Islands

Big Brothers Big Sisters is a youth-mentoring organization for Cape and Islands youth in need of an additional positive adult role model.

684 Main Street, Suite 3

Hyannis, MA 02601



Boston MedFlight

Boston MedFlight is a nonprofit charitable organization that provides critical care air transportation throughout New England.

Robins Street, Hangar 1727

Hanscom Air Force Base

Bedford, MA 01730



Camp Jabberwocky

Camp Jabberwocky is a community of friends with a diversity of disabilities who come together for summer camps, family camps, and retreats. 

P.O. Box 1357

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

508-693-2339 (June-August only)

508-560-8450 (Year Round)


Cape Wellness Collaborative

Cape Wellness Collaborative provides integrative wellness therapies to anyone on the Cape and Islands facing cancer.

11 Potter Avenue

Hyannis, MA 02601



Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands

Elder Services is a central source of information and services enabling elders to maintain independence while addressing their interests and changing needs.

Main Office

68 Route 134

South Dennis, MA 02660



Martha's Vineyard Office

1 Hospital Way

P.O. Box 2337

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557



Friends of Family Planning of Martha’s Vineyard

Friends of Family Planning of Martha’s Vineyard supports the family planning clinic on the island. We support compassionate, inclusive, life spectrum sexual health care for all people in our community.

P.O. Box 1465

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Health Imperatives

Health Imperatives provides health and family planning services including counseling and testing conducted by professionally trained staff members, holds education programs for schools and community groups.  

517 State Road

P.O. Box 909

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard

Hospice is a community-supported organization dedicated to offering free, quality hospice and bereavement services to those facing advanced illness, grief and death.

P.O. Box 1748

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Island Autism Group

The Island Autism Group strives for the lifelong independence, confidence and happiness of autistic individuals and their families through housing, life skills, enrichment job training and therapies. 

P.O. Box 2786

Edgartown, MA 02539



Island Food Pantry

The Island Food Pantry provides food for those in need from mid-October through mid-April.

P.O. Box 622

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

137 Vineyard Avenue

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557



Lyme Center of Martha’s Vineyard

The Lyme Center of Martha’s Vineyard provides free information and services on Lyme disease and other common tick-borne infections.

P.O. Box 748 

West Tisbury, MA 02575



Martha’s Vineyard Cancer Support Group Inc.

MV Cancer Support Group provides transportation, housing, financial and support services for Island cancer patients and their family members.

P.O. Box 2214

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living

MV Center for Living provides services, programs and activities for Islanders 55 and older through partnerships with the town councils on aging and other related organizations.

29 Breakdown Lane

P.O. Box 1729

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Martha’s Vineyard Community Services

MVCS provides comprehensive support, counseling, education, and services through several core programs that include youth support, veterans support, substance use recovery, domestic and sexual violence advocacy, disability services, employment services, childcare, family education, a Head Start program, and a Thrift Shop.

111 Edgartown Road

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Martha’s Vineyard Hospital

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital is a full-service community hospital that is a member of Partners HealthCare and an affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital.

P.O. Box 1477

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557



Martha’s Vineyard Youth Task Force

The MV Youth Task Force is a cooperative, integrated network of youth, parents and community members working to reduce substance use and other risky behaviors by promoting health and wellness.

35 Greenwood Avenue

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

P.O. Box 163

Chilmark, MA 02535



National Widowers’ Organization

The National Widowers’ Organization works with local support groups and is a virtual tool kit for men coping with the loss of a loved one.



Northeast Native Network for Kinship and Healing

The Northeast Native Network for Kinship and Healing utilizes the stories, values, and culture of Wampanoag and Indigenous culture to end violence against Native people. Programs support tribal communities to heal from, respond to, and prevent domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and sex  trafficking.

PO Box 2236

Vineyard Haven, MA, 02568

508-663-3874  / Toll Free 888-439-1047


Red Stocking Fund

The Red Stocking Fund provides food, toys, gifts and assistance to Island families during the holiday season.

P.O. Box 600

Edgartown, MA 02539

508-776-6050 / 508-776-0801



Seven Hills Foundation

The Seven Hills Vineyard Supports Program provides residential and day services for people with significant life challenges. 

Seven Hills Vineyard Supports

37 State Road, PO Box 1443

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Vineyard Birth Collective

The Vineyard Birth Collective provides a comprehensive online listing of local resources and practitioners offering physical, emotional, and social support to Island families during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period.

P.O. Box 1244

West Tisbury, MA 02575


Vineyard Health Care Access / Vineyard Smiles

Vineyard Health Care Access connects Island residents with affordable health care benefits and provides annual opportunities for free adult dental exams.

114 New York Avenue

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

P.O. Box 1298

West Tisbury, MA 02575



Vineyard Committee on Hunger

Vineyard Committee on Hunger raises awareness and funds to address the issue of hunger on the Vineyard and worldwide.

P.O. Box 4685

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568


Vineyard House Inc.

The Vineyard House campus provides temporary housing for Island men and women in early stages of recovery from alcohol and drug addiction.

P.O. Box 4599

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Vineyard Independence Partnership

Vineyard Independence Partnership brings individuals with disabilities, their family members, and friends to work together to ensure that opportunities for a full life on Martha's Vineyard are available to all.

P.O. Box 1204

West Tisbury, MA 02575


Vineyard Village at Home

Vineyard Village is a part of the nationwide Village network, whose mission is to keep elders safely in their homes as they age by providing transportation and referrals to service providers.

P.O. Box 1356

Vineyard Haven 02568



Visiting Nurse Association of Cape Cod

The VNA of Cape Cod provides home health and hospice services to individuals in the comfort of their own homes.

255 Independence Drive

Hyannis, MA 02601



Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Windemere offers short-term rehabilitation for patients and a 21-bed unit for residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Located on the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital campus.

P.O. Box 1747

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557



You’ve Got a Friend

You’ve Got a Friend raises and distributes funds to aid individuals and families who have undergone catastrophic events.

P.O. Box 1317

West Tisbury, MA 02575






Habitat for Humanity of Martha’s Vineyard

Habitat for Humanity is the Island chapter of a national organization dedicated to building housing for families in the lowest qualifying income range.

P.O. Box 1093

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Harbor Homes of Martha’s Vineyard

The mission of Harbor Homes of Martha’s Vineyard is to provide safe and secure housing and life skills education to low income residents to prevent them from being homeless and help them move toward greater self-sufficiency.

P.O. Box 4795

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.


Island Elderly Housing

Island Elderly Housing offers affordable rental housing for low-income seniors.

60B Village Road  

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.

508-693-5880 x12


Island Housing Trust

Island Housing Trust creates and sustains permanently affordable housing solutions, both rental and ownership.

P.O. Box 779

West Tisbury, MA 02575






Chappaquiddick Community Center

CCC is a gathering place for year-round and seasonal residents as well as all visitors. The center creates social, recreational and educational programs for adults and children, including exercise classes, sports, book groups, ice cream socials and movie nights. 

180 Chappaquiddick Road

P.O. Box 2966

Edgartown, MA 02539



Chilmark Community Center

The Chilmark Community Center is a town social center that offers programming and events for both children and adults that cater to both year-round residents and summer visitors alike.

520 South Road

P.O. Box 29

Chilmark, MA 02535



FUEL (Foundation for Underway Experiential Learning)

Sea voyages and onboard learning for young people to find motivation in a stimulating environment.

5 Water Street

VIneyard Haven, MA  02568



Hostelling International Martha’s Vineyard

Affordable hostel offers free breakfast, Wi-Fi access and parking.

525 Edgartown-West Tisbury Road

West Tisbury, MA 02575



Martha’s Vineyard Arena

The MV Arena is a community ice rink which supports youth and adult hockey as well as figure skating programs.

Physical address: 91 Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Mailing address:

111R Edgartown-Vineyard Road

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Martha’s Vineyard Figure Skating Club

The MV Figure Skating Club promotes correct ice-skating form and technique to aspiring skaters of all ages.

P.O. Box 1542

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Martha’s Vineyard Little League

Martha’s Vineyard Little League is a nonprofit community organization dedicated to promoting baseball on the Vineyard from tee ball to the minor and major leagues.

P.O. Box 2653

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557


Martha’s Vineyard Rod and Gun Club

The MV Rod and Gun Club promotes safety in fishing, hunting, archery and firearms use and the conservation of the waters, land, fish and wildlife of the Island.

265 The Blvd

P.O. Box 1799

Edgartown, MA 02539



Martha’s Vineyard Skate Park Association

The MV Skate Park association maintains the skate park and promotes the sport of skateboarding through year-round clinics and summer programs.

111 Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road, Oak Bluffs

P.O. Box 1297

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568


Martha’s Vineyard United Soccer

Martha’s Vineyard United Soccer provides a supportive, rewarding and challenging environment for Island youth to play soccer.

P.O. Box 945

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568


Martha’s Vineyard Youth Hockey

MV Youth Hockey promotes amateur hockey for Island youth.

P.O. Box 2319

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Martha's Vineyard Youth Running Club, Inc.

The Martha's Vineyard Youth Running Club, the "Hurricanes," provides an endurance running program for Island kids from 5-8th grade. Experienced coaches lead runners on trails around Martha's Vineyard.



Misty Meadows Equine Learning Center

Misty Meadows Equine Learning Center provides a nurturing environment where horses and humans work together to transform lives.

55 Misty Meadows Lane

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Sail Martha’s Vineyard

Sail MV offers free summer sailing instruction for Island children; the organization is dedicated to perpetuating the Island’s maritime heritage and culture.

P.O. Box 1998

Vineyard Haven, MA 02568



Vineyard Family Tennis

618 Barnes Road

P.O. Box 72

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557



YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard

The YMCA is a full-service facility with gym, pool, and programming for all ages. It also includes Alex’s Place, the Island’s premiere gathering space for teens.

111R Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road 

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557



Photo by Ray Ewing.