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”.
Every two years, Cape Cod Hospital, Falmouth Hospital and their parent organization Cape Cod Healthcare (CCHC) prepare a Community Health Needs Assessment which provides critical information on significant health needs of Barnstable County residents. The purpose of...read more
In accordance with the requirements of the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that provides funding to Barnstable County for the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), the Barnstable County Consortium will hold a public hearing on Thursday, March...read more
Harwich and Chatham Youth Services are presenting a special screening of the film "SCREENAGERS - Growing Up in the Digital Age". The award-winning film examines family life and its relationship to social media, video games, academics, and internet addiction. Authors...read more
The mission of Cape Organization for the Rights of the Disabled (CORD) is to advance the independence, productivity, and integration of people with disabilities, including deaf and hard of hearing people, into mainstream society. This winter, CORD is busy with...read more
The Age-Friendly Yarmouth is hosting a Housing Forum for local residents of all ages, housing service providers, policy leaders and those interested in buying, selling, building, remodeling or financing housing. The focus of the event is how to make the best use of...read more