Island Wide Youth Collaborative

Youth Open Mic Goes Online

Young performers up to age 18 are invited to take part in Friday's online open mic, receive a gift certificate and maybe win free pizza.

The Social Dilemma Screens Free Online

The Social Dilemma: The Technology That Connects Us Also Controls Us is a new documentary about the link between social media and mental health.

Kids' Free Dental Clinics Scheduled

Children aged 9 to 18 are eligible for free dental services at the clinics, Jan. 15 and Jan. 16 by appointment only.

Racial Justice Program Launches

A series of diversity, equity, and inclusion programs begins this month, sponsored by the Martha's Vineyard Nonprofit Collaborative.

Youth Programs See Big Boost from New Donor Group

One year after MVYouth was founded with its innovative fundraising model, $1 million has translated to new headquarters for the Island Wide Youth Collaborative, a new Little League Field and five college scholarships.

Youth Collaborative Breaks Ground for New Building

The fledgling Island Wide Youth Collaborative celebrated a milestone this week by breaking ground for a new building. The building was made possible thanks to a $620,000 grant from MVYouth, a donor fund established last summer.

Susan Mercier Joins Youth Collaborative

Susan Mercier joins Martha’s Vineyard Community Services as the new Island Wide Youth Collaborative program coordinator.

Giant Leap Forward

An atmosphere of great celebration prevailed here at the Island Wide Youth Collaborative and Martha’s Vineyard Community Services this week.

New Philanthropy Group Bestows Grants

A new facility for youth mental health services and a new field for Little Leaguers received funding Tuesday night as the recently established MVYouth community fund presented its first two expansion grants, part of a $1 million yearly campaign to help the Island’s youngest residents.

Center for Youth Services Clears MVC, Seeks Money to Build

A project to house adolescent mental health services in a new building on the Martha’s Vineyard Community Services campus has taken another step forward. The commission said the new building will not need regional review.