Barnstable County
Department of Human Services

Barnstable County’s Department of Human Services plans, develops, and coordinates regional solutions to Cape Cod’s most pressing health and human service issues. We foster and support collaborative initiatives with data analysis, strategic planning, and investment of county, state and federal resources. Our current initiatives include convening key stakeholders to address substance use, homelessness, and chronic disease. In addition, we compile and disseminate regional human service information and resources. Our goal is to create a “Healthy Connected Cape Cod”.

Medicare Seminar Offered in Sandwich – September 22, 2016

Medicare Seminar Offered in Sandwich – September 22, 2016

From Sandwich Council on Aging September 2016 Newsletter: Congratulations on turning 65 (or approaching it) and becoming eligible for Medicare!  What, exactly, does that mean?  Come and get the straight story from an expert – Sheila Curtis.  There are some... read more
Prediabetes – What you don’t know…

Prediabetes – What you don’t know…

86 million US adults have prediabetes, and 90% of them don’t know they have it (CDC 1/25/2016).  One in three Massachusetts adults (apx. 1.8 million) have prediabetes, but 93% don’t know they have it (MA DPH). According to the CDC, “Prediabetes is a... read more
New Immigration Program Provides Free Assistance

New Immigration Program Provides Free Assistance

The Immigration Resource Center at the Community Action Committee of the Cape & Islands (CACCI ) is a new program that provides free assistance to residents of Barnstable, Dukes, and Nantucket counties with questions relating to immigration law.  The program is... read more
Community Health Center of Cape Cod Receives Awards

Community Health Center of Cape Cod Receives Awards

Community Health Center of Cape Cod has been recognized for quality improvement efforts in fiscal year 2016 by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The Health Center was recognized for use of an electronic health record to record and report quality... read more

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