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”.

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Racial Disparities in the Homeless Services System The geographic area covered by the Cape Cod and Islands Continuum of Care (CoC) - Barnstable, Dukes, and Nantucket Counties - has a combined population of slightly over 242,000 people; 92% are White, 4% are Black, and...

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

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