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Lenny Fontes: Making a Difference on the Cape & Islands

Lenny Fontes: Making a Difference on the Cape & Islands

By on July 25, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

Meet Lenny Fontes, Associate Director of Children’s Cove.  Lenny has been at Children’s Cove since 2001, Barnstable County’s first Child Advocacy Center to work in partnership on Cape Cod to provide a comprehensive multidisciplinary response to child sexual abuse cases. Since 2013 Lenny has been in a supervisory role, leading the direct service team and […]

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Featured Program at Barnstable County: Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center (MASSTC)

Featured Program at Barnstable County: Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center (MASSTC)

By on July 23, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

MASSTC, a subdivision of the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, began about 20 years ago supporting Health Departments across the Cape in meeting standards for wastewater treatment, but quickly developed into much more than that. Located 20 miles away from the County complex at the Joint Base, today their team of specialists are […]

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News from Human Services: Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

News from Human Services: Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

By on July 19, 2019 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has recently released the 2019 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). The Cape & Islands CoC is Accepting New and Renewal Project Applications for: Permanent Housing-Permanent Supportive Housing (PH- PSH) Permanent Housing – Rapid Rehousing (PH- RRH) Joint Transitional Housing (TH […]

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Assembly of Delegates Will Hold Public Hearing to Solicit Comments for Charter Review

Assembly of Delegates Will Hold Public Hearing to Solicit Comments for Charter Review

On July 17, 2019, at 4:15 p.m., the Assembly of Delegates will hold a public hearing to solicit comments from the public and interested parties on suggested topics for consideration of a Charter Review.  Future meetings and open discussions by the Assembly of Delegates will take into consideration comments expressed by the public. Please see […]

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Barnstable County Officials Build ‘Employer Toolkit’ to Combat Substance Use

Barnstable County Officials Build ‘Employer Toolkit’ to Combat Substance Use

Barnstable County Officials Build ‘Employer Toolkit’ to Combat Substance Use – Initiative to initially target businesses in the trade, service and construction sector BARNSTABLE, Ma. (June 17, 2019) – The Barnstable County Regional Substance Use Council has unveiled a new online ‘Employer Toolkit’ to help Cape businesses combat substance use disorders in the workforce. Vaira […]

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Attend the Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery

Attend the Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery

Senator Julian Cyr and State Rep. Marjorie Decker to Host Listening Session in Barnstable for the Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use, and Recovery State Senator Julian Cyr (D-Truro) and State Representative Marjorie Decker (D-Cambridge), Senate and House Co-Chairs of the Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery, will host a listening […]

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Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force Seeks Your Input

Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force Seeks Your Input

The mission of the Cape Cod Hoarding Task Force is to provide education, collaboration, and support to those who are affected by clutter and hoarding.  We accomplish this by providing access to available resources, and by supporting an informed response by individuals and organizations who are charged with addressing this emerging concern impacting our community. […]

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Regional Transportation Plan Public Meetings June 3 & 5: Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod

Regional Transportation Plan Public Meetings June 3 & 5: Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod

By on May 24, 2019 in Misc

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 24, 2019 INFORMATION FROM THE CAPE COD COMMISSION BARNSTABLE COUNTY Media Contact: Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager Cape Cod Commission 508-362-3828 www.capecodcommission.org/rtp Regional Transportation Plan Public Meetings June 3 & 5 Planning for the Future Transportation Needs of Cape Cod The Cape Cod Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is preparing the […]

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Juliet Bernstein is Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year 2019

Juliet Bernstein is Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: May 15, 2019 The Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Selection Committee in partnership with the Barnstable County Commissioners is proud to announce that the winner of the 18th Annual Mercy Otis Warren Cape Cod Woman of the Year Award is Juliet Bernstein of Chatham. ABOUT THE RECIPIENT: […]

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Results of 2019 Annual Point in Time Homeless Count Released

Results of 2019 Annual Point in Time Homeless Count Released

For More Information: Martha Taylor, HMIS Program Manager – Barnstable County Department of Human Services 508-375-6625 martha.taylor@barnstablecounty.org Results of 2019 Annual Point in Time Homeless Count Released May 9, 2019 (Barnstable, MA) – The Cape and Islands Regional Network on Homelessness has released its 2019 findings from the Annual Point in Time Count which took […]

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