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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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Barnstable County FY2014 Annual Report Hits the Stands!

Barnstable County FY2014 Annual Report Hits the Stands!

By on November 19, 2014 in Misc, Recent News

The County Commissioners are proud to announce the Barnstable County FY14 Annual Report is now available online and in print! The report presents the Fiscal Year 2014 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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Human Services Brings 1st Behavioral Health Portal Barnstable County!

Human Services Brings 1st Behavioral Health Portal Barnstable County!

By on October 9, 2014 in Department News, Recent News

Barnstable County Human Services launched the Behavioral Health Website and Service Directory in late September, making Barnstable County the first County in Massachusetts to offer this web-based tool to citizens.  The Behavioral Health Website and Service Directory connects people in need with local agencies in addition to serving as an online reference and community to […]

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Commissioners Welcome New AmeriCorps Members & Plant 15 Year Celebration Tree

Commissioners Welcome New AmeriCorps Members & Plant 15 Year Celebration Tree

Barnstable County, the Resource Development Office and AmeriCorps Cape Cod’s Together We Grow 15 Years |15 Towns | 15 Trees anniversary celebration project came to the County campus on Wednesday, during the new Year 16 AmeriCorps Pledge Ceremony, where the new members are sworn in by the County Commissioners.   As part of their 15 year celebration, Barnstable […]

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Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Turns 100 Years Old!

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Turns 100 Years Old!

By on September 2, 2014 in Department News, Recent News

Barnstable County’s Cape Cod Cooperative Extension turns 100 years old this September and the department has been using this anniversary as the perfect platform to show off their programs & services in a big, FANSTASTIC way!!  The always progressive department has released a professional video they had produced to highlight the programs and services of […]

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

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

By on July 10, 2014 in Recent News

It’s Official!  Barnstable County is being recognized as one of the leading examples of counties using technology to improve services and boost efficiencies.  The Center for Digital Government (CDG) and the National Association of Counties (NACo) have announced the 2014 Digital Counties Survey winners.  Thanks to its progressive technology force and regional services, Barnstable County placed […]

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Barnstable County Holds First Ever Regional Hard Drive Disposal

Barnstable County Holds First Ever Regional Hard Drive Disposal

By on July 9, 2014 in Department News, Misc

Three Barnstable County Departments came together for the County’s first ever Regional Hard Drive Disposal.    Barnstable County IT Department along with the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension and AmeriCorps were all part of the successful  regional initiative, held on the Barnstable County Complex on June 16th. The idea of a regional need for safe & thorough […]

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15 Years 15 Towns 15 Trees – AmeriCorps Cape Cod Anniversary Celebration

15 Years 15 Towns 15 Trees – AmeriCorps Cape Cod Anniversary Celebration

  AmeriCorps Cape Cod celebrates 15 years of service.  Join us for our AmeriCorps Cape Cod Anniversary Weekend Celebration.    

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Regional Bike Safety Program a Success

Regional Bike Safety Program a Success

By on July 4, 2014 in Misc, Recent News

The Regional Bike Safety Awareness & education initiative between Barnstable County & CCRTA has turned out to be a great success across the Cape.  So far over 600 lights have been distributed and there are more on the way.  The lights are being provided to seasonal j1 workers free of charge by the program.  The […]

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Regional Bike Safety Education & Awareness Program

Regional Bike Safety Education & Awareness Program

By on June 18, 2014 in Recent News

Barnstable County and the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority (CCRTA) Announce a Regional Bike Safety Education and Awareness Campaign Accidents on the Increase This campaign is driven by the rise in Cape bike crashes. Available statistics show an increase from 53 in 2006 to 92 in 2011. In fact, 2011 saw 29 more accidents than 2010, a […]

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