New Website Launched to Help Parents Support their Children’s Mental Health

Recognizing the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on children’s mental health, the Office of the Child Advocate (OCA) joined forces with the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) and the Department of Mental Health (DMH) to launch HandholdMA.org,...

SHINE Open Enrollment – Appointments by Telephone Only

OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR SHINE: October 15, 2020 - December 7, 2020 SHINE Appointments are by TELEPHONE ONLY. We are not conducting in-person appointments at this time. Please CALL the SHINE office at 508-375-6762 or email shine@barnstablecounty.org to set up your...

Home Base Helping At-Risk Veterans & Military Families

Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program, is dedicated to healing the invisible wounds for Veterans of all eras, Service Members, Military Families and Families of the Fallen through world-class clinical care, wellness, education and...

Visit Barnstable County’s Health and Human Services Directory

Access the Barnstable County Department of Human Services' Health and Human Services Directory website, a resource for individuals, families, and agencies on Cape Cod with public health questions and concerns.  The site provides a vetted medical library, community...

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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”.

Latest Edition of RSAC Newsletter 12-04-20

The Barnstable County Regional Substance Use Council (RSAC) E-Newsletter is a monthly newsletter is designed to provide information on substance use across the continuum of prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery.  Read latest newsletter HERE.

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Self-Care During COVID-19

Self-care is a critical part of well-being and our ability to stay resilient, even in the best of times. During the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of us are struggling with added stressors, anxiety, loneliness and more. While countless resources are available to you,...

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All Food Resources Now & Thru The Holidays

The Barnstable County Cooperative Extension and Department of Human Services has compiled information on programs and sites in Barnstable County where prepared meals and pre-bagged groceries and supplies are available for pick-up. Thank you to our partners who...

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Latest Edition of Human Services Newsletter 11-27-20

Read the bi-weekly Barnstable County Department of Human Services Newsletter, designed to provide timely information on health and human service topics of interest for people living and working in Barnstable County. Read the newsletter HERE.

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