Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, Inc.

Island Wide Youth Collaborative

“This grant will support the ongoing work of the Island Wide Youth Collaborative, which provides behavioral health services to Martha’s Vineyard youth, professional development for behavioral health providers, and supports community education regarding substance use and mental health.”

CATEGORY: Community Change
LOCATION: Vineyard Haven, MA
AMOUNT: $149,937 over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2017
WEBSITE: http://www.mvcommunityservices.com


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