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”.

New Look! Human Services Newsletter 1-13-22

In this edition of the Barnstable County Department of Human Services bi-weekly newsletter, you’ll find important community announcements, events and trainings, resources and more. See more HERE.      

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Cape & Islands Food Access Resource Guide 1-11-22

Be sure to download our Cape & Islands Food Access Resource Guide! This publication is updated monthly by the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and contains all the information you need for food accessibility. Download HERE.

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Read the latest RSAC’s E-newsletter for January 2022!

Barnstable County Regional Substance Use Council (RSAC) monthly E-newsletter is a tether of communication across towns, providers, organizations, and individuals on Cape Cod providing information on substance use across the continuum of prevention, harm reduction,...

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SHINE Completes another Open Enrollment in 2021!

Did you know that SHINE, which stands for Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone, provides unbiased, accurate Medicare information to make the best health insurance decisions possible?   Tracey Benson, SHINE Program Manager, and the highly trained SHINE...

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Cape & Islands Food Access Resource Guide 12-6-21

Be sure to download our Cape & Islands Food Access Resource Guide! This publication is updated monthly by the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and contains all the information you need for food accessibility. Download HERE.

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MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD! 🗣️Barnstable County is looking for your feedback on the use of the county's $41.3M allocation of federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. There are 3 ways to comment!👉Complete online survey at www.BarnstableCounty.org/ARPA 👉Email your thoughts to ARPA@BarnstableCounty.org👉Call 508-744-4733 to leave a voicemail with your thoughts _______________________________________________FAÇA SUA VOZ SER OUVIDA 🗣️O condado de Barnstable aguarda seu feedback sobre a alocação de $ 41,3 milhões de dólares em fundos federais da Lei do plano americano de resgate econômico (ARPA). Três maneiras de enviar seu comentário:👉 Responda uma pesquisa online em www.BarnstableCounty.org/ARPA 👉 Envie um e-mail com para ARPA@BarnstableCounty.org👉 Ligue para 508-556-4733 para deixar uma mensagem de voz com seu comentário __________________________________________________HAGA OÍR SU VOZ 🗣️El condado de Barnstable desea saber su opinión sobre el uso de la asignación al condado de 41.3 millones de dólares de los fondos federales de la Ley del Plan de Rescate Americano (ARPA). Puede enviar sus comentarios de tres formas:👉 Rellenando una encuesta en línea en www.BarnstableCounty.org/ARPA 👉 Enviando un correo electrónico con su opinión a ARPA@BarnstableCounty.org👉 Llamando al 508-556-4733 para compartir sus ideas en un mensaje de voz#BarnstableCounty #capecod #AmericanRescuePlanAct ... See MoreSee Less
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Parent & Caregiver Group! "WhatsApp with that App? Justice Resource Institute institute and Children's Cove are collaborating to provide a parent/caregiver information group about the apps and technology kids use, and how to have conversations to reduce risk. January 25th, 5:00pm, virtual group. No Cost! To sign up, please contact Heather Bowden at 508-782-0509 or by email at hbowden@jri.org ... See MoreSee Less
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Just in! Residential households in the U.S. can order 1 set of 4 free at-home tests from USPS.com!DETAILS: ✔️Limit of one order per residential address ✔️(1) order includes (4) rapid antigen COVID-19 tests ✔️Orders will ship free starting in late JanuaryGo to > loom.ly/jlIa7H0 ... See MoreSee Less
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Just in! Residential households in the U.S. can order 1 set of 4 free at-home tests from USPS.com!DETAILS: ✔️Limit of one order per residential address ✔️(1) order includes (4) rapid antigen COVID-19 tests ✔️Orders will ship free starting in late JanuaryGo to > loom.ly/jlIa7H0 ... See MoreSee Less
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⚠️ The Cape + Islands are in for bitter 🥶 cold wind chills, <1“ snow ❄️ and high winds 🌬️!⚠️ Icy road conditions are expected. Drive with extreme caution.⚠️ Utility companies are on alert and have plans if additional crews are needed.⚠️ Power outages + cold temperatures are being monitored, and the regional shelter system is on standby. ⚠️ With the spike in Covid-19, we ask that individuals reach out to friends + family if they need shelter to minimize risk. DETAILS: loom.ly/1qYWB5A#BePrepared #CapeCod #BarnstableCounty ... See MoreSee Less
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