Respond to the U.S. Census 2020

The results of the 2020 Census will help determine how hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding flow into communities every year for the next decade. That funding shapes many different aspects of every community, no matter the size, no matter the location....

Find Important Information and Resources During the Four-Phased Reopening

The Reopening Cape Cod Task Force website provides situational reports on activities, goals and objectives, guidance for business owners and employees, guidance for residents and visitors, and information for municipal stakeholders in regards to reopening our region....

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...

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”.

Human Services Newsletter Latest Edition 6-25-20

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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Food Access Resources – Updated 6/29/20

The Cape Cod and the Islands Regional Network on Homelessness COVID-19 Emergency Planning Team 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...

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Latest Edition of RSAC Newsletter 6-11-20

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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COVID-19 Testing Availability and Updates

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing is now offered at Whole Health Pharmacy in Hyannis. Please see the recently updated "How to Get Tested" page at Thank you to test site volunteers at the Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps and Relief Home Health Services.

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Results of the 2020 Point in Time Homeless Count

The Cape and Islands Regional Network on Homelessness has announced results of the 2020 Annual Point in Time (PIT) Count. The PIT count occurs annually across the country during the last week of January and provides a “snapshot” of the number of sheltered and...

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The SHINE Program provides FREE unbiased health insurance counseling information and assistance to Massachusetts residents with Medicare. DID YOU KNOW? The Barnstable County SHINE Office is still available for your needs. [su_button...

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Compilation of County, State and Federal Aging and Disability Resources.

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