The Family Network provides support and resources to all Island families with children up to age six. Services include play groups, parenting discussions, a monthly newsletter, health and development screenings, and support groups. Contact Marney Toole, 508-693-7900, ext. 283.

The Family Center, located at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School, offers child care, networking, and health clinic services. Contact 508-693-7900 ext. 288.

Vineyard Affordable Child Care Project (VACCP) helps working Island families pay for child-care costs for children between 2.9 to 5 years old. It provides support and training to preschools and family day-care providers. Contact Judi O'Donoghue, 508-696-6568, ext. 23.