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”.

Substance Abuse Prevention Speaker Series 2/16/2016

Calmer Choice’s “The Calm Before the Storm” event brings community leaders together to explore preventative practices students can use to make positive choices. The February 16, 2016 event is free, but space is limited.  Event Registration. Calmer... read more

Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force Survey Request

In order for the Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force to build support to continue and expand efforts to respond to hoarding, they are conducting a survey to collect data and analyze the cost of hoarding in the multiple domains of housing, healthcare and public safety. This... read more

Local Publication Highlights RSAC

The Winter 2016 edition of “To Your Good Health” highlights the productive efforts of the Barnstable County Regional Substance Abuse Council (RSAC). The independent health care newsletter’s cover article publicizes the coordinated regional efforts of... read more
Goodbye Old Website! Welcome to the New!

Goodbye Old Website! Welcome to the New!

Welcome to Barnstable County Department of Human Services’ NEW Website! Yes, you are in the right place!   The Barnstable County Department of Human Services redesigned our website for easier access to information and services of the Department. Service... read more

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