Due to COVID-19 concerns, Island Community House is closed indefinitely.


Need a small event space downtown?

Need a small event space downtown?

Need a small event space downtown?Need a small event space downtown?Need a small event space downtown?

Need a small event space or meeting space that's centrally located downtown on Chincoteague Island? A quiet conference room for your club? A spot for a meal for up to 50 people that has a commercial kitchen? We can help!



Due to the concerns with the coronavirus, the Island Community House is closed and postponing events indefinitely. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work to protest our clients, staff and volunteers.


Our Location Downtown

The non-profit Island Community House is located downtown, directly behind the Island Theatre Annex at 6246 Mumford Street. The first floor has an industrial kitchen, large open space, bathroom and meeting room. The second floor has two bedrooms. 


What We Offer

* Off-street parking for 6 

* Includes 1 handicapped spot 

* Handicap accessible and ADA compliant 

* Large open space on first floor 

* Health Department-approved commercial kitchen 

* 2 Ovens/stovetops

* Exhaust hood 

* Dishwasher

* 5 Sinks 

* Slop sink 

* Refrigerator/freezer with ice maker 

* Meals can be served in main room 

* Two bedrooms on second floor


Our Mission Statement

To provide accessible space, using a conveniently located house, where residents of all ages can congregate to fulfill social, physical, emotional and intellectual needs and drive encouragement for socialization. 


The New Chincoteague Senior Center Program

Chincoteague Senior Center will be housed inside the Island Community Center at 6246 Mumford Street on Chincoteague Island.  Although our initial phase of outreach within the community has been postponed until the governor gives us the "all clear" to resume social activities, we are still available to area seniors.

Currently we are inviting anyone in the northern limits of Accomack County and on the island within the category of "older Americans" that may benefit from delivery of a two-week supply of frozen meals to contact us.

Please comment here or send us a private message or contact the manager at 757-710-0739 by call or text, or by email at bcarter@esaaacaa.org.

YMCA's Older Adults Programming at the Island Community House

Several of the Y's Older Adults Programming are held held here at the Island Community House...

Check the Y's calendar here each month for events and programs!

The Y has you covered on Older Adults Programming! Several programs, such as the popular "Sit & Stitch" on Wednesdays, take place at the Island Community House and are free and open to the public!  For classes and events that require registration, stop in at the David Landsberger YMCA (6395 Maddox Blvd. on Chincoteague Island) or give them a call at (757) 336-6266. Also, call if you would like to attend an event, but don't have transportation to get to the Island Community House. They will come to you, pick you up and deliver you back home!


Roxie's Yoga Classes at Island Community House

Are you curious about beginning a yoga practice? Don’t know where to begin? Think you can’t do it because of x, y, and z? Here’s some wonderful news: yoga can be accessible to everyone and everybody. Yoga is a practice of awareness. It is the cultivation of awareness within the body, mind, and spirit and keeping an intention to anchor yourself in the present moment. AnyBODY can practice yoga. A physical asana practice involves pranayama (breathwork), concentration, and awareness of the body within space during movement and postures (asana).

I believe in making yoga accessible to all people. If you’re interested in beginning a yoga practice, I teach on Monday evenings at the Island Community House on Chincoteague Island. Class begins at 5:45 pm. Mats, blocks, blankets, and straps provided if needed. All levels welcome, including beginners. $10 drop in fee.

Please head on over to https://yogawithroxie.offeringtree.com/ to sign up. See you on the mat!


ESCC Classes now offered at Island Community House

Eastern Shore Community College classes taking place at the Island Community House ... check HERE for more information!

Eastern Shore Community College is a member of the Virginia Community College System. The College serves the residents of Accomack and Northampton Counties as a two-year institution of higher learning. It empowers learners to enhance the quality of life for themselves and their communities.


Yoga for All with the Chincoteague Yoga Collective

Attention Chincoteague Yogis and the yoga curious! 

The Chincoteague Yoga Collective invites you to experience yoga in a safe and welcoming space, the Island Community House at 6246 Mumford Street... Come and stretch a while! It’s free! 

Donations are cheerfully accepted!

Kind words from our local community...

Kind words from our local community...

Kind words from our local community...


"Had an opportunity to stop by the Island Community House on Mumford Street.  It is a really great space available for the community to use.  I'm looking forward to scheduling volunteer meetings there - Stay tuned for upcoming dates!  Thanks Jenny Hanyo and David Landsberger for the tour!"  - Julie Brommer from the CI Community Cats group

Fun and informative events...

Kind words from our local community...

Kind words from our local community...


"We had a great time today with our Shell Art class held at the Island Community House!" - from the Chincoteague Island Family YMCA Facebook page

"I really enjoy the fellowship and conversation at the events I attend here." - Facebook page review

"Great new location for classes!" - Tryfan Gallery