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Martha's Vineyard Cancer Support Group

Provides temporary and emergency financial aid for Island cancer

patients and their families.  Call 508-627-7958 


The Health Well Foundation

Provides grants and will give reimbursements.  800 - 675 - 8416


The Patient Advocate Foundation

Provides state by state financial resources, case management, financial assistance and insurance assistance.  800 - 532 - 5274


Cancer Care

Provides resource guide for local and national cancer services. Brief interview with a social worker to see if you qualify. 800 - 813 - 4673


Good Days

Assists patients with the cost of their medications. 877-968-7233



Medicine Assistance Tool

Provides information about patient assisted resources. 888-477-2669

Cancer Survivors Website

Provides a resource list on financial assistance.


Mussela Foundation

A research foundation for specific types of primary malignant brain tumors. Offers co-payment assistance for some medications.


Vineyard Health Care Access

Health insurance application assistance for Mass Health, Mass Health Connector plans, and Medicare; dental and prescription assistance service. tel: 508-696-0020 | fax: 508-696-7352







Ellie Fund

Provides essential support services for breast cancer patients.

Contact the MV Hospital social worker Justine Hull: 508-957-9315


Cape Wellness Collaborative

Provides free-of-charge wellness therapies. 774-408-8477







Transportation Access Program

Assists Island residents and families with excessive costs of off-Island travel due to long-term illness and health/mental health needs requiring services not available on the Island. Can provide up to $750 per person for travel, hotel stay and parking for medical reasons.







Provides information related to managing finances during treatment, particularly those related to housing and mortgages.






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