Health, Social Services & Insurance Information

Blood Pressure Clinic
Ella Finn R.N. is here the first Wednesday of every month from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., or every Thursday with Ginny from 2:15-2:45 p.m. Available to anyone, no fee.

Hearing Aid Services
First Wednesday of each month from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. by appointment. Please call Mass Audiology at 508-255-1285 to schedule your appointment.

Legal Services
First Thursday of every month by advanced appointment by calling 800-742-4107. Legal Services rotates their locations each month between the Saltmarsh Center, A Safe Place, and the Town Building Court House Meeting Room.

Serving the Health Information Needs of Elders (SHINE)
We have a certified volunteer counselor who assist Massachusetts seniors with access to unbiased information, counseling and assistance with health insurance and drug benefit options. The counselor will help with questions about your insurance benefits, provide referral for reduced drug programs and answer questions considering coverage with Medex, Medicare D options, etc.

Our island SHINE volunteer is Phil Gallagher.  Phil Gallagher is at the Saltmarsh every Thursday from 11 p.m. to 2 p.m.  Please call the Saltmarsh at 508-228-4490 to make an appointment.  Information may also be provided by Ann Burchell, who may be reached at 800-334-9999 or 508-394-9326.

Social Security Representative
A representative no longer travels to the island. You can reach Social Security in East Falmouth at 1-855-881-0212 located at 48 Research Rd. or in Hyannis at 1-866-467-0440 located at 259 North St.
   
Veteran's Services
Nantucket Veteran's Agent, Ralph Hardy, is available Thursday mornings from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the VFW Center located at:
22 New South Road
Nantucket, MA 02554

Mr. Hardy is available by phone at 508-325-5332, or by email.