The Barnstable County Department of Human Services coordinates the Regional Network on Homelessness and administers grant funded programs of regional impact.

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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Cape and Islands Regional Network on Homelessness Releases 2024 Annual Point in Time Homeless Count

June 3, 2024 (Barnstable, MA) – The Cape and Islands Regional Network on Homelessness, a broad-based public/private partnership committed to identifying and implementing solutions to end homelessness on Cape Cod, Martha’s […]

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Massachusetts Youth Count 2024: Survey to Increase the State’s Understanding of Youth Homelessness

Massachusetts Youth Count 2024 here! The 2024 survey went live Monday, April 1st and will remain open for submissions until Tuesday, April 30th. Access the survey in one of five […]

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Cape Cod Times Article Highlights Plan to End Youth and Young Adult Homelessness

Article Written by Rachel Devaney, Cape Cod Times During high school, Beans, 24, was terrified that the family members he lived with would discover he identifies as queer. As a […]

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The Cape Cod Chronicle: Program Sets Sights on Youth, Young Adult Homelessness

BARNSTABLE – In researching the issue of homelessness and housing instability on the Cape and Islands, Barnstable County officials came upon what Dan Gray called a “hidden population,” namely teens […]

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