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Read the Newest Edition of the Department of Human Services Newsletter

Read the Newest Edition of the Department of Human Services Newsletter

The Barnstable County Department of Human Services provides a bi-weekly newsletter, bringing you all the latest announcements and resources related to human services. Especially during COVID-19, the newsletter provides a comprehensive overview of resources across our region. #WorkingForYou

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Children’s Cove Urges Parents to ‘Have the Conversation’ about Body Safety

Children’s Cove Urges Parents to ‘Have the Conversation’ about Body Safety

By on April 24, 2020 in Department News, Recent News

At a time our community is essentially shut down due to COVID-19, we are asked to consider the victims of abuse who are confined inside abusive households with limited ability to access help.  Jacob Stapledon, Community Education and Outreach Coordinator for Children’s Cove urges Cape and Islands residents to “have the conversation” with their children, […]

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Important Message from Children’s Cove

Important Message from Children’s Cove

By on April 20, 2020 in Department News, Recent News

As a Child Advocacy Center, we have a distinct and multifaceted role within our Cape Cod Community. We work collaboratively with social service agencies, law enforcement, the Cape & Islands District Attorney’s office, and the community to provide a coordinated response to child abuse. As a department of Barnstable County Government, we are open and […]

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Barnstable County Ramps Up COVID-19 Response as Cases Continue to Increase 

Barnstable County Ramps Up COVID-19 Response as Cases Continue to Increase 

BARNSTABLE COUNTY REGIONAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE SUPERIOR COURT HOUSE POST OFFICE BOX 427 BARNSTABLE, MA 02630 BCREPC Media Release   Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee Media Release 007 – COVID-19 April  For Immediate Release Barnstable County Ramps Up COVID-19 Response as Cases Continue to Increase  BARNSTABLE (MA) April 17, 2020 – The Barnstable County Regional […]

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SBA EXPRESS BRIDGE LOANS now available in response to COVID-19

SBA EXPRESS BRIDGE LOANS now available in response to COVID-19

Is your business struggling as a result of the Coronavirus? You may be eligible for a disaster assistance loan. SBA EXPRESS BRIDGE LOANS now available in response to COVID-19 In response to the COVID-19 National Emergency, the SBA Express Bridge Loan (EBL) Pilot Program has been modified and the term extended. The EBL Pilot Program […]

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Has Your Employment Been Affected by the Coronavirus?

Has Your Employment Been Affected by the Coronavirus?

By on March 21, 2020 in Department News, Recent News

Massachusetts residents whose employment is being affected by the coronavirus can file claims for benefits. This past week, Governor Baker signed legislation to allow for a waiver of the one week waiting period for unemployment insurance payments. Visit the Department of Unemployment website to read the latest information on how to apply for benefits, including […]

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Information Regarding Unemployment Insurance During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Information Regarding Unemployment Insurance During the Coronavirus Outbreak

For Immediate Release   Media Contact:  Sonja Sheasley, Communications Manager 508‐375‐6896 sonja.sheasley@barnstablecounty.org   Unemployment Insurance During the Coronavirus Outbreak Barnstable, Massachusetts, March 20, 2020 – The Barnstable County Department of Human Services, in service to the Barnstable County Incident Command COVID-19 response, wishes to bring to the public’s attention the following information for workers who […]

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Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps Seeks Volunteers

Cape Cod Medical Reserve Corps Seeks Volunteers

Cape Cod Citizens Corps Council will host Volunteer Reception to boost emergency preparedness PRESS RELEASE Information from Barnstable County Department of Health & Environment and the Cape Cod Citizens Corps Council Press Contacts: Diana Gaumond RN, BSN, MPH, Director, Medical Reserve Corps 508-375-6641 diana.gaumond@barnstablecounty.org Sonja Sheasley, Communications Coordinator, Barnstable County 508-375-6896 sonja.sheasley@barnstablecounty.org For Immediate Release […]

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Celebrating National AmeriCorps Week 2020

Celebrating National AmeriCorps Week 2020

By on March 11, 2020 in Department News, Recent News

Happy National AmeriCorps Week! AmeriCorps Week, March 8-14, 2020, is a celebration of all things AmeriCorps – from the programs and organizations that make this national service initiative possible in communities across the country, to the members who have pledged to “Get Things Done” since the program’s inception in 1994. One of AmeriCorps Cape Cod’s focus areas is Natural Resource […]

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Message from Barnstable County Registry of Deeds

Message from Barnstable County Registry of Deeds

COVID-19 Update: The Registry of Deeds is presently open and running at full capacity.  In an effort to minimize potential spread between registry staff and members of the general public, we ask that customers of the registry opt for the following when possible: For documents or instruments that are not time sensitive, please submit via […]

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