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Category: HUMAN SERVICES

Latest Edition Available: RSAC Newsletter Highlights Key Resources and Events

The latest Barnstable County Regional Substance Addiction Council (RSAC) newsletter from Barnstable County Department of Human Services is here to keep you updated on substance use and mental health resources and […]

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Upcoming Community Listening Sessions to Hear Ideas on How to Make the Commonwealth More Age- and Dementia-Friendly

In 2019, Massachusetts unveiled a plan to amplify, align, and coordinate local, regional, and statewide efforts to create a welcoming and more livable Commonwealth for residents of all ages. The […]

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Barnstable County Department of Human Services E-Newsletter – July 2024

The Barnstable County Department of Human Services E-Newsletter is the “clearinghouse” for human services in Barnstable County. With a readership of more than 2,000, the monthly e-newsletter disseminates news of […]

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Shedding Light on Homelessness: Insights from the Latest Count on Cape and Islands

The Department of Human Services invites you to read an article in the Provincetown Independent discussing the recent “Point In Time Count” of the homeless population on the Cape and […]

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Cape Cod Times: Homelessness Reaches New High for Cape, Vineyard, and Nantucket in One-Night Count

Kalie Walker, Special to Cape Cod Times The number of homeless people on Cape Cod, Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard has increased since last year to its highest figure in 10 years, according […]

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Barnstable County Joins Groundbreaking for Provincetown’s New Affordable Housing Project

Today, Tuesday, June 18th, the groundbreaking ceremony for the Jerome Smith Rental Housing project in Provincetown, Massachusetts, brought together a distinguished group of individuals to celebrate the commencement of a […]

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June 15th is Elder Abuse Awareness Day

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), elder abuse is defined as a single or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an […]

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Deadline Extended! Online Behavioral Health Needs Assessment for Residents of Barnstable County

Barnstable County Department of Human Services is conducting a needs assessment about the behavioral health needs of and related services for children, youth, and young adults (age 0–21 years) in […]

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Regional Substance Abuse Council Newsletter (RSAC) – June 2024

The Barnstable County Regional Substance Addiction Coalition E-Newsletter is the hub of timely information on substance use and related issues in Barnstable County. With a readership of more than 1000, […]

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