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9 Airport Road
P.O. Box 190 (for mailing only)
Edgartown, MA 02539
The goal of Dukes County’s Social Service Department is to support lower-income Dukes County residents to be economically and socially secure, and to empower them to achieve and maintain stability and well being.

The Social Services Caseworker assists Islanders with public benefits including Fuel Assistance and Food Stamps (SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). The Caseworker can help with applications and follow up to ensure that people who qualify can get the benefits they need. The Caseworker will also help with related programs such as discounts for electric bills and cell phones, and additional food and nutrition supports.  

Click on the links below for more information regarding the following services and programs:

  • Fuel Assistance
  • SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
  • Women Infant & Children (WIC)
  • Affordable child care
  • Social Security Benefits (SSI/SSDI)
  • Cash Assistance for disabled Adults and Low-income familiies
  • General Resources
*These services are provided in partnership with the Community Action Committee of Cape Cod and the Islands ( and the South Shore Community Action Council (

The County of Dukes County PO Box 190, Edgartown, MA 02539
Phone: 508.696.3840    Fax: 508.696.3841
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