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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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Did You Miss the Screening of ‘Tick Days’?

Did You Miss the Screening of ‘Tick Days’?

  130 films out of over 1,000 submissions were screened at the highly-regarded Woods Hole Film festival this year. Barnstable County is proud to say that Tick Days, a documentary featuring Barnstable County Entomologist, Larry Dapsis, was a selection at the Woods Hole Film Festival this year. If you were unable to attend the film […]

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Cape-Wide Media Campaign ‘My Choice Matters’ Awarded Funds

Cape-Wide Media Campaign ‘My Choice Matters’ Awarded Funds

On Tuesday, July 11, 2017, Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe and 1st Assistant District Attorney Michael Trudeau presented a check for $6,250 to the Barnstable County Department of Human Services’ My Choice Matters Campaign. Read more…

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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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Malcolm McDowell Award for Human Rights Activism

Malcolm McDowell Award for Human Rights Activism

By on June 1, 2016 in Misc, Recent News

Malcolm McDowell Award for Human Rights Activism was presented by the Human Rights Commission to Miriam Massaad of Harwich on May 25th to honor her six years of leadership and advocacy as a member of the Human Rights Academy. featured l-r: Roland Bessette, Chair of Barnstable County Human Rights Commission; Miriam Massaad, Kathy McDowell, widow […]

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Cape Cod’s Affordable Housing: State, County and Local Strategies Presented

Cape Cod’s Affordable Housing: State, County and Local Strategies Presented

By on May 4, 2016 in Misc

Every two years, the Department issues a survey to the Barnstable County’s Health and Human Services Advisory Council (HHSAC) representatives asking for feedback on the trends and issues they are seeing in their work.  In 2015, housing affordability, cost of living, risk of homelessness were at the top of the list.  On April 28, 2016, Barnstable County’s HHSAC hosted […]

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