AIDS/HIV National Hotline 1-800-342-AIDS (2437); AIDS Alliance of MV 508-693-8868, for info and free, anonymous testing.
Alateen Peter at 508-693-6812 or 508-693-2255.
Alcoholics Anonymous 508-627-7084.
Alzheimer's Disease Information and Referral 1-800-548-2221; Cape and Islands 508-775-5656.
Birthright Falmouth, 1-508-457-0680 or 1-800-550-4900. Crisis pregnancy center; free, confidential pregnancy testing and support; transportation from ferry can be arranged.
Boating Safety U.S. Coast Guard, marine-related questions. Not for emergencies. Mon.-Fri., 8 am to 8 pm: 1-800-368-5647.
Child Abuse and Teens in Crisis Runaway Network, 24 hours/7 days: 1-800-RUN-AWAY (786-2929).
Community Action Committee Cape and Islands 1-508-771-1727.
Elder Abuse 1-800-922-2275.
Elder Services Mon.-Fri., 508-693-4393.
Elder Services 1-800-677-1116; for services in Mass., call 1-800-AGE-INFO (243-4636).
Food Source To help determine food stamp eligibility, Mon.-Fri., 9 am-5 pm: 1-800-645-8333.
Funeral Consumer's Alliance of Cape Cod and the Islands Info on economical burial, cremation, body/organ donations, and other end of life issues. 1-800-976-9552.
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Victims of violence and harassment. Fenway Community Health Ctr.: 1-888-340-4528; peer listing for under 25 yrs. old, 1-800-399-7337.
Health Care Access Program 508-696-0020. 114 New York Ave., Oak Bluffs. Info and assistance for health care and health insurance. Services free. Call for appointment.
Infertility Experience M.V. Community Services. 508-693-7900, ext. 283.
Legal Help Legal Services of the Cape and Islands, Inc., for free legal help (for low-income and elderly people): 1-800-742-4107.
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society 1-800-955-4572.
Mediation Program For alternative dispute resolution: homeowner/contractor, landlord/tenant, divorce/separation, employer/employee, estate heirs, neighbors. 508-693-2999.
NAACP Martha's Vineyard, 508-696-5785.
Narcotics Anonymous www.na.org, or www.newenglandna.org.
Parental Stress Line 1-800-632-8188.
Poison Hotline 1-800-682-9211.
Postpartum Depression M.V. Community Services, 508-693-7900, ext. 283.
Pregnancy Loss M.V. Community Services. 508-693-7900, ext. 283.
Rape 508-696-SAFE (7233) or 508-693-7900, ext. 220.
Social Security Falmouth, 1-508-548-8150. 1-800-772-1213.
Stranded Marine Animals 1-617-973-5247. New England Aquarium facilitates response.
TDD/TTY Telecommunications for the hearing-impaired: 1-800-872-0166.
Welfare Office Food stamps, WIC applications. Falmouth, 1-800-942-4886.
Women Empowered Mon.-Fri., 9 am-2 pm. Learn problem-solving, job search, and English language skills. 508-696-8880.
Women's Support Services 24-hour assistance to survivors of incest, rape, and domestic violence. 508-696-SAFE (7233).