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”.
Please join us for the Cape Cod Recovery Coach Commission Listening Session. Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders, Commission Chair, will join fellow Commission members to listen to community feedback on recovery coaches in the Commonwealth. Open...read more
Talking with Author and Educator Lynne Griffin at My Choice Matters: Parenting to Prevent Substance Use Summit
On May 19, 2019, the Barnstable County Regional Substance Use Council hosted its 3rd Annual My Choice Matters: Parenting to Prevent Substance Use Summit. In this video, author and educator Lynne Griffin discusses her presentation: Vulnerable Children: What Parents...read more
For More Information: Martha Taylor, HMIS Program Manager 508-375-6625 firstname.lastname@example.org Results of 2019 Annual Point in Time Homeless Count Released May 9, 2019 (Barnstable, MA) – The Cape and Islands Regional Network on Homelessness has released its...read more
Please join the Regional Network on Homelessness for one of three opportunities to learn about CHAMP, the state's new online application for Public Housing. Understand how CHAMP (Common Housing Application for Massachusetts Public-Housing) works both from a client’s...read more
On Saturday, May 18, 2019, The Prevention Partnership, a program of Gosnold Prevention Division, will gather for the 15th semi-annual Sticker Shock campaign. Teams of youth and adults will spend their morning visiting liquor stores and place 10,000 stickers on wine...read more