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”.
There is an HepA outbreak in Massachusetts. Aids Support Group Cape Cod (ASGCC) is offering FREE HepA vaccines all week, Tuesday through Friday 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM at their Hyannis site. (Free flu shots too!) In partnership with the Barnstable County Public Health...read more
All offices at Barnstable County, including the Department of Human Services, will close on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 12:00PM and reopen on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 8:00 AM. We wish you a happy and safe Thanksgiving Day!read more
November 15, 2018 - Barnstable County Department of Human Services has recently been awarded three new grants to support county wide efforts to address the opioid epidemic. Massachusetts Department of Public Health $20,000 for Bulk Narcan Purchase In response to Cape...read more
The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission in in the process of planning to enter an Order of Selection November 14, 2018 | 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM | White's of Westport at 66 State Road, Westport. Order of Selection has implications for how MRC as an agency delivers...read more
Medicare’s Part C (Medicare Advantage) and Part D (Medicare Prescription) Open Enrollment Period begins on October 15th and ends December 7th for 2019 plan choices. The Cape and Islands Regional SHINE (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone) Program is...read more