The following local health care organizations are available to help you meet your health care needs, whether you are a full-time resident, part-time resident or visitor. For more information and for links to more agencies, see the following links on this website: Dukes County Health Council and Vineyard Health Care Access Program.
Adult Primary Care:
There are several options for adults seeking primary care (for a routine or urgent need, but not for a medical emergency) on the Vineyard.
Island Health Care provides adult primary and urgent medical care to Island residents and visitors, with or without health insurance. Free care and sliding-scale fees are available. Evening and weekend hours; same-day care is an option.
245 Vineyard Haven-Edgartown Road, Edgartown
At the Triangle, next to Stop and Shop Pharmacy
Vineyard Medical Services offers both walk-in service and appointments. The walk-in clinic is held every morning from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m (call to confirm hours); patients are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Appointments are available in the afternoon.
State Road Vineyard Haven, opposite Cronig’s Market
Pediatric Primary Care:
Vineyard Pediatrics provides pediatric primary and urgent care to Island residents and visitors. Morning walk-in clinic Monday -Friday; call for hours.
Located at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, Oak Bluffs
Martha’s Vineyard Hospital is a 15-bed Critical Access Hospital that houses the Island’s only Emergency Department. Additional services include Acute Care, Intensive Care, Laboratory, Primary Care, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Surgery, Rehabilitation, Substance Abuse, Nutrition and more.
1 Hospital Road, Oak Bluffs
Mental Health :
There are numerous mental health providers in private practice on the Vineyard. Please check out www.mvpsychotherapy.net for list of available practitioners. You can also check the yellow pages for listings under Psychologists and Psychotherapists.
Island Counseling Center is an active program of Martha’s Vineyard Community Services. The staff is comprised of licensed social workers, licensed psychologists, licensed mental health counselors, a clinical nurse specialist, and a psychiatrist/medical director. A full range of services is provided within the outpatient mental health and substance abuse programs, including individual, family, couple, group, and case consultation services.
(508) 693-7900 x 225
111 Edgartown Road, Vineyard Haven, across from the High School
The Island has two visiting nurse services offering a wide variety of home health and community health programs.
Vineyard Nursing Association
Visiting Nurse Service
(508) 693-7900 x230
Martha's Vineyard Family Planning
517 State Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
Phone (508) 693-1208
Fax (508) 693-1299
Hours of Operation:
Monday and Wednesday 8:00am-5:30pm
Tuesday and Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm
Closed: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
Martha’s Vineyard Family Planning provides confidential, affordable, and accessible reproductive health services to individuals of all ages. We accept several types of health insurance. Please call to inquire. We also use a sliding fee scale for those without insurance. No one is denied services due to inability to pay.
Additional Health Providers:
The Island also has a vibrant community of alternative and complementary care practitioners, many of whom are members of the Martha's Vineyard Whole Health Alliances (www.mvwholehealth.org). Check the Health listings in the local newspapers; you can also find listings in the yellow pages for:
For information about additional health care providers, please refer to the Yellow Pages. You will find many listings for: