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Six Cape Cod Towns will receive funding from Barnstable County Department of Human Services SAPC Grant

Six Cape Cod Towns will receive funding from Barnstable County Department of Human Services SAPC Grant

For Immediate Release   Media Contact:  Kim Slade, Substance Use Program Manager 508‐375‐6845 kim.slade@barnstablecounty.org Six Cape Cod Towns will receive funding from Barnstable County Department of Human Services SAPC Grant Funding will support various substance use prevention initiatives Barnstable, Massachusetts, February 11, 2020– Recipients from several communities across Cape Cod will receive a grant up […]

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April 1, 2020 is Census Day

April 1, 2020 is Census Day

By on February 3, 2020 in Events & Ceremonies, Misc, Recent News

April 1, 2020 is Census Day! The Cape Cod Complete Count Committee is a partnership of local, regional, state, and federal officials working to ensure the best, most accurate count for the federal 2020 Census. Learn how census data helps governments make funding decisions, nonprofits perform services, and businesses create jobs. Understanding changes in a […]

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Barnstable County Public Health Nurses Remind Residents to Take Extra Precaution Against These Viruses

Barnstable County Public Health Nurses Remind Residents to Take Extra Precaution Against These Viruses

As always at this time of year, the Barnstable County Public Health Nurses, a division of the Department of Health and Environment, encourage you to take extra precautions to protect yourself from the Influenza virus (Flu). Children, the elderly, and those with asthma are especially vulnerable. Additionally, while there have been no confirmed cases of […]

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Children’s Cove Expands Teen TASK Force

Children’s Cove Expands Teen TASK Force

By on January 27, 2020 in Misc

Children’s Cove Expands Teen TASK Force Cape Teens Volunteer to Raise Awareness of Child Sexual Abuse Children’s Cove, The Cape & Islands Child Advocacy Center, is pleased to announce the expansion of its Teen TASK (Taking A Stand for Kids) Force with Nauset Regional High School sophomores joining the program this year to raise awareness about […]

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Barnstable County Environmental Specialist at MASSTC is Named Sanitarian of the Year 2019

Barnstable County Environmental Specialist at MASSTC is Named Sanitarian of the Year 2019

By on January 22, 2020 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

George Heufelder, Environmental Specialist at the Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center, a division of the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, was awarded the “Sanitarian of Year”, Robert C. Periello Memorial Award at the annual Massachusetts Health Association Meeting in December, 2019. An outstanding Sanitarian from each state is selected annually by the […]

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Wet Fest Kids Adds Beach Clean-Up to the Program

Wet Fest Kids Adds Beach Clean-Up to the Program

By on January 22, 2020 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

What do YOU think is the most common type of trash found on the beach? Our Cape Cod students will soon find out through our new interactive activity, Beach Clean-Up, that has been added to our Wet Fest kids program! Wet Fest is a collaboration between Love Your Local Water It’s a Cape Cod Thing. and AmeriCorps […]

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of MLK Day with Cape Cod Youth

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of MLK Day with Cape Cod Youth

By on January 22, 2020 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

AmeriCorps Cape Cod celebrated the 25th anniversary of MLK day by hosting an arts and crafts drive benefiting after school programs at the Nauset Youth Alliance and The Boys and Girls Club of Cape Cod. ACC member, Katie McGovern, took the lead planning and organizing the event with the intention to give back to Cape […]

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In Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day | Monday, January 20, 2020

In Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day | Monday, January 20, 2020

By on January 20, 2020 in Misc

Today we honor Martin Luther King, Jr., a man who inspired many with his words of wisdom and life, a man who helped to change the mindset of generations with his challenge to live free. All Barnstable County offices are closed today in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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Barnstable County HOME Consortium Collaborates with Local Partners to Fund ‘Residences at Yarmouth Gardens’

Barnstable County HOME Consortium Collaborates with Local Partners to Fund ‘Residences at Yarmouth Gardens’

By on January 17, 2020 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

The Barnstable County HOME Consortium,  is proud to collaborate with our state and local municipal partners in providing funding assistance to affordable housing developments in our Cape communities.  Recently the HOME Consortium awarded a conditional commitment of $150,000 to he Residences at Yarmouth Gardens, Yarmouth. The Residences at Yarmouth Gardens is the redevelopment of an […]

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Cape Cod Substance Use Resource Guide

Cape Cod Substance Use Resource Guide

By on January 16, 2020 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

The Barnstable County Department of Human Services created a Cape Cod Substance Use Resource Guide to help you find services in our region. It is accessible at https://www.mychoicematters.net/find-help/resources Request print copies of this guide at humanservices@barnstablecounty.org

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