Children Numbered Among Homeless Islanders
At least two children and more than 40 adults were found to be homeless on the Island — more than twice as many people as in 2019 — by Harbor Homes of Martha’s Vineyard last month.
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Homeless Count Shows Rising Numbers on Island
Aaron Wilson
Homelessness continues to climb on the Vineyard, a recent count confirmed. The annual point-in-time count conducted late last month found 41 homeless individuals, compared with 28 last year.
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Island Poet Reads Online
The West Tisbury Library presents an online poetry reading with local poet Amarylis Douglas, Wednesday at 5 p.m.
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Island Homeless Face Prospect of No Shelters This Winter
Martha’s Vineyard’s homeless shelter program is at risk for staying shuttered this winter due to the complications of the pandemic, posing new dangers for the most vulnerable residents.
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Harbor Homes Celebrates House Opening
Aaron Wilson
On Monday, Harbor Homes of Martha’s Vineyard dedicated their newly opened, six-bedroom home for low income residents.
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Housing Assistance Application Posted
A single application allows year-round Island and Cape Cod residents to seek rental and mortgage assistance from multiple funding programs.
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Extra Funding Helps Shelter Island Homeless
Louisa Hufstader

The problem of homelessness on Martha’s Vineyard is getting extra attention, and resources, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Homeless Advocacy Group Buys Property
Aaron Wilson

An innovative approach to the problem of homelessness on Martha’s Vineyard moved a step closer to reality Wednesday with the purchase of a six-bedroom home.

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Funding Aids Homelessness Problem on Martha's Vineyard

The Vineyard’s once informal homelessness advocacy network made strides this week to establish greater permanence.

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State Announces Funding to Study Homelessness on Martha's Vineyard
With a rare budget surplus, the state has secured $200,000 for the Martha’s Vineyard Commission to conduct a comprehensive housing and homeless prevention plan, Sen. Julian Cyr announced on a trip to the Vineyard Saturday.
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