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”.

SHINE Welcomes 12 New Volunteer Counselors

SHINE Welcomes 12 New Volunteer Counselors

On June 16, 2016, the Cape and Islands Regional SHINE office certified 12 new volunteer SHINE counselors.  They attended a rigorous training to become certified by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs in the various options available to Medicare... read more
Save the Date(s) – 2016 Bob Murray Housing With Love Walk

Save the Date(s) – 2016 Bob Murray Housing With Love Walk

The Bob Murray Housing With Love Walk will begin in Provincetown on Monday, July 11, 2016, and finish in Falmouth on Sunday, July 21, 2016. The Walk benefits nine local agencies across the Cape who work together as a team to provide safe and affordable housing and to... read more
Falmouth Funds Available to Shelter Homeless

Falmouth Funds Available to Shelter Homeless

Town of Falmouth Human Services Committee is accepting applications for a program to address homelessness in Falmouth during the upcoming winter season. The funds are available to an organization or partnership who can successfully shelter up to 12 individuals from... read more
Three HHSAC Groups Have New Websites

Three HHSAC Groups Have New Websites

Barnstable County Department of Human Services’ goal of “Creating a Healthy Connected Cape Cod” includes supporting regional efforts to ensure a sustained regional impact on priority initiatives. By providing strategic leadership and structure, the... read more

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