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MyChoiceMatters.net Raises Awareness

MyChoiceMatters.net Raises Awareness

By on August 10, 2017 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

The Barnstable County Department of Human Services’ Regional Substance Use Council (RSAC) is pleased to announce the launch of its new web site – MyChoiceMatters.net. RSAC works with Cape Cod communities, elected officials, schools, businesses and health and human services agencies to provide resources and support in the areas of prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and […]

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Floodplain Coordinator: Recognized For Helping Cape Codders Reduce Risk

Floodplain Coordinator: Recognized For Helping Cape Codders Reduce Risk

By on August 10, 2017 in Awards, Department News, Misc, Recent News

Barnstable County’s CRS & Floodplain Coordinator: Helping to Reduce Risk on Cape Cod The CRS & Floodplain Coordinator position was created in 2015 to assist Cape Cod communities with joining the Community Rating System (CRS), a program within the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that provides residents and businesses discounts on flood insurance in exchange […]

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Learn How Barnstable County Is Working For You

Learn How Barnstable County Is Working For You

By on July 10, 2017 in Misc, Recent News

Barnstable County has more than 150 employees working to make a difference in our communities every day. We encourage you to learn more about the work we do – in health & environment, human services, emergency planning, transportation, and much more – that supports our towns and residents, and helps to make our region a great place […]

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Registration Is Open for Champions for Children Conference

Registration Is Open for Champions for Children Conference

Children’s Cove announces that it’s annual Champions for Children Conference is open for registration! The Children’s Cove Champions for Children Conference is an informative and innovative multidisciplinary conference offering workshops presented by many nationally recognized experts in the field of child abuse. The conference is one of the premiere child maltreatment conferences in the country […]

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Route 28 Eastern Mashpee Corridor Study | Route 130 to Orchard Road

Route 28 Eastern Mashpee Corridor Study | Route 130 to Orchard Road

Public Meeting Set for July 26, 2017 BARNSTABLE COUNTY, MA – Cape Cod Commission, Town of Barnstable and Town of Mashpee staff will host a public meeting to discuss the Route 28 Eastern Mashpee Corridor Study on Wednesday, July 26 at the Mashpee Public Library (64 Steeple Street, Mashpee) at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will […]

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Updates To Human Services’ Online Directory

Updates To Human Services’ Online Directory

By on June 28, 2017 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

The Health and Human Services’ Online Directory lists local health and human service agencies. The directories have recently been improved by merging all our service directories into ONE searchable database. We Need Your Help! It’s time for the 500+ agencies to review their profile to ensure that information is current, accurate, and easy to find. […]

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Mashpee’ s Andrew Gottlieb and the four-town Pleasant Bay Alliance Receive 2017 OneCape Awards

Mashpee’ s Andrew Gottlieb and the four-town Pleasant Bay Alliance Receive 2017 OneCape Awards

Launched in 2016, OneCape Awards recognize one individual and one organization annually for outstanding leadership and dedication to Cape Cod water quality. The awards were presented during the OneCape Summit’s June 22 evening program. Andrew Gottlieb Andrew Gottlieb is former executive director of the Cape Cod Water Protection Collaborative and current executive director of the […]

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5 Cape Organizations Coordinated by Human Services Receives Award

5 Cape Organizations Coordinated by Human Services Receives Award

On June 13, 2017, the Barnstable Partnership of the statewide Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund (PWTF) initiative was awarded a Certificate of Excellence by the Massachusett’s Department of Public Health.  The local partnership of five Cape Cod organizations is coordinated by Barnstable County’s Department of Human Services and is recognized for the following achievements: Greatest […]

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Important Update: Tick Testing

Important Update: Tick Testing

By on June 9, 2017 in Department News, Recent News

For the past several months, subsidized $15 tick testing services from TickReport.com were made available to residents of Barnstable county thanks to a grant from Cape Cod Healthcare in collaboration with Cape Cod Cooperative Extension.  Although the grant funds for this program have been expended, we are committed to finding additional funds for the  program […]

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Dates For This Season’s HHW Collections

Dates For This Season’s HHW Collections

By on June 7, 2017 in Department News, Recent News

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collections held on Cape Cod are a collaboration between Barnstable County and individual municipalities. The number and frequency of collections vary by town. The household hazardous waste programs work closely with towns to undertake new initiatives for recycling and disposal of difficult to manage wastes. Regional collection programs provide convenient, cost efficient […]

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