We enhance the lives of Islanders from every corner of the Martha's Vineyard community and in every season of their lives.

Here For You For Life.

The mission of Martha’s Vineyard Community Services is to enhance the lives of those it serves by meeting the comprehensive needs of individuals, families and the community through a partnership of programs that provides accessible education and health and human services of the highest quality.

Our Programs and Services

Martha's Vineyard Community Services acts as a safety net for the Island community. We are committed to ensuring that everyone on Martha's Vineyard has access to the care and services they need.

Community collaboration is key to our success.

While I’m still fairly new on the Island, I’ve worked in policing for 30 years. I’ve never seen a relationship between a community services agency and local police like the partnership Martha’s Vineyard Community Services has with all of the Island’s police departments. In an instance of domestic violence or sexual assault, we know exactly who to call at Community Services and we work closely with them through the entire process. -Bruce McNamee, Chief of Police, Edgartown


Our Impact

0 Survivors of domestic abuse or sexual assault have accessed support through CONNECT to end violence in 2018.
0 hours of therapy provided through the Island Counseling Center in 2018
$ 0 of revenue brought in through Chicken Alley Thrift Shop to support MVCS programs in 2018.

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“A community that excludes even ONE member is NO community at all.” – Dan Wilkins March is Developmental Disability Awareness Month. This national campaign is raising awareness about the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in all areas of community life. What are Developmental Disabilities? Developmental disabilities are a group of conditions due to an…

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Run for a Cause

Join MVCS’ 2019 Falmouth Road Race Team! Last year, eleven runners rocked the 2018 Falmouth Road Race on behalf of MVCS through the Falmouth Road Race’s Numbers for Nonprofits Program.  As a participating charity, we received charity bibs and recruited community members to run for a cause! The team surpassed their initial $13,000 fundraising goal…

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