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Barnstable County FY2015 Annual Report Hits the Stands!

Barnstable County FY2015 Annual Report Hits the Stands!

By on November 4, 2015 in Misc, Recent News

The County Commissioners are proud to announce the Barnstable County FY15 Annual Report is now available online and in print! The report presents the Fiscal Year 2015 work accomplished by the County departments and highlights their valuable community programs & services.  The Annual Report was shortened this year to increase readability, marketing capacity and further […]

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Barnstable County Commissioners Appoint Co-Chairs to Regional Substance Abuse Council

Barnstable County Commissioners Appoint Co-Chairs to Regional Substance Abuse Council

By on November 3, 2015 in Department News, Recent News

The Barnstable County Commissioners recently appointed three individuals to serve as co-chairs of the Barnstable County Regional Substance Abuse Council.  The Commissioners appointed Beth Albert, Director of the Barnstable County Department of Human Services, Cheryl Bartlett, Executive Director of the Office of Community Health at Cape Cod Healthcare, and Ray Tamasi, CEO and President of Gosnold […]

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10th Annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

10th Annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

By on September 17, 2015 in Recent News

On Saturday, September 26th from 10a.m. – 2 p.m., thousands of pounds of prescription drugs will be disposed of safely across Cape Cod during the 10th Annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day thanks to the dedication and hard work of our town’s Police Departments. We know unused prescription medications in homes create a public health […]

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CAPE & ISLANDS SUICIDE PREVENTION COALITION REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY

CAPE & ISLANDS SUICIDE PREVENTION COALITION REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY

By on September 4, 2015 in Events & Ceremonies, Recent News

Ribbon Ceremony and Annual Meeting of the Cape & Islands Suicide Prevention Coalition Thursday, September 10, 2015 from 11:15 AM–12:45 PM Rooms 11/12 in the Barnstable Superior Courthouse 3195 Main Street, Barnstable Village   In recognition of National Suicide Prevention Week, the Cape & Islands Suicide Prevention Coalition will hold a ribbon ceremony to commemorate those people we have lost […]

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Barnstable County Places In Top 10 U.S. Digital Counties 2015 AGAIN!

Barnstable County Places In Top 10 U.S. Digital Counties 2015 AGAIN!

For the second year in a row,  Barnstable County is being recognized as one of the nation’s leading examples of counties using technology to improve services and boost efficiencies.   This year, Barnstable County placed 8th in the nation (population category 150,000-249,999) as a fantastic followup to their 2014 9th Place Award. The Center for […]

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Barnstable County IT Places 2nd in IT & Communications PTI Awards

Barnstable County IT Places 2nd in IT & Communications PTI Awards

It’s official!  The Public Technology Institute (PTI) just announced their Technology Solutions Award winners and Barnstable County has placed 2nd for Regional IT Services in the IT & Communications category! Applicants are from all over the country, with a wide range of “specialties” that can win them recognition in the various award categories such as […]

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Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s Household Hazardous Waste Collections

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s Household Hazardous Waste Collections

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s yearly Household Hazardous Waste Collections are underway! Hazardous Waste & Water Quality programs are designed to assists individuals, families, businesses, and government agencies in making better decisions about using and disposing of hazardous materials.  Cape Cod Cooperative Extension works to educate the public and facilitate collection programs for: Household Hazardous Waste, Unwanted […]

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County Day of Recognition for National Service

County Day of Recognition for National Service

By on April 14, 2015 in Recent News

County Commissioner, Sheila Lyons, and County Administrator, Michael Brillhart, posed “Cape Cod Strong” with members and staff on April 7 during County Day of Recognition for National Service. Here they all are at a past AmeriCorps Week project site in Mashpee.   For more information about AmeriCorps Cape Cod, visit their website or visit the Massachusetts […]

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Barnstable County Human Services Sponsors Aging & Disability Series

Barnstable County Human Services Sponsors Aging & Disability Series

The Barnstable County Department of Human Services is proud to sponsor the upcoming 2015 Gerontology Intensive Series created by the Workforce Education Resource Center (WERC) at Cape Cod Community College.   This interdisciplinary workshop series is for service providers who currently work or would like to work with older adults. Learn a focused, practical approach to understanding, assessing, […]

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Barnstable County Receives $550,000 for Opioid Prevention Award

Barnstable County Receives $550,000 for Opioid Prevention Award

By on December 19, 2014 in Department News, Misc, Recent News

We are pleased to announce that the Barnstable County Department of Human Services on behalf of the Barnstable County Regional Substance Abuse Council was awarded a five-year $550,000 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Health Bureau of Substance Abuse Services to support an Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative. Barnstable County’s Substance Abuse Council (SAC) was established in January […]

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