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”.

Barnstable Prevention Partnership Awarded for Excellence

Barnstable Prevention Partnership Awarded for Excellence

On June 13, 2017, the Barnstable Partnership of the statewide Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund (PWTF) initiative was awarded a Certificate of Excellence by the Massachusett's Department of Public Health.  The local partnership of five Cape Cod organizations is...

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New Transportation Initiatives for Older Adults

New Transportation Initiatives for Older Adults

Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority (CCRTA) is hosting a presentation to announce several new transportation initiatives for Cape Cod.  CCRTA's Administrator Tom Cahir will review the results of their year-long discovery tour with local councils on aging. Speakers...

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News from SHINE – June 2017

News from SHINE – June 2017

When Can You Enroll in a Medigap (Supplement) Plan? Medigap (supplement) plans provide extra protection beyond Medicare by filling in some of the “gaps” in Medicare coverage.  In Massachusetts, the insurance companies allow continuous open enrollment.  You must have...

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2017 HOME Program Rents and Incomes Available

2017 HOME Program Rents and Incomes Available

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released the FY 2017 Rent Limits and Income Limits for HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) and Housing Trust Fund (HTF).  All updated limits are effective as of June 15, 2017. View...

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Department of Human Services' meeting schedules and deadlines.

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