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”.
The Barnstable County’s Healthy Aging-Cape Cod project, in conjunction with each town’s Council on Aging, is conducting an assessment to learn about peoples’ plans and needs as they age. As part of the assessment, a Healthy Aging Community Survey of all residents of...read more
The 2019 Cape & Islands Regional Network on Homelessness Point in Time count will start on the evening of Tuesday, January 29 and continue for 24 hours into Wednesday, January 30. A training session for all volunteers will be held on Wednesday, January 16 from...read more
Looking for a fresh start to 2019? Cape Cod Community College is offering a FREE (grant-funded) training program to launch your career in the construction industry. All interested applicants must attend an information session to be considered for enrollment in the...read more
Recovery BUILD Alternative Peer Group (APG) - We are losing teens at an alarming rate to addiction. As a community, we need to find and fix the gaps. Recovery Build APG is a safe place where teens and young adults come together with their peers in recovery to build a...read more
ASGCC will be hosting another Harm Reduction Week from Tuesday, January 8-Friday, January 11, 2019, from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM each day, at the Hyannis location, 428 South Street. Offering: Cost-free HIV, Hepatitis C, and STI testing Overdose prevention education and...read more