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Where We Stand-Addiction on Cape Cod

Where We Stand-Addiction on Cape Cod

By on December 18, 2015 in Department News, Recent News

Where We Stand – Addiction on Cape Cod is an​ information/resource document that talks about the work our community has been doing to address substance use issues on Cape Cod, some basic facts about addiction, and links to local resources.  View full PDF here Please share this resource with others who may find it helpful and informative!  If […]

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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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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 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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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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County Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Health Lab & Human Services Building

County Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Health Lab & Human Services Building

On Wednesday April 23rd the Barnstable County Commissioners held the official ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Water Quality Laboratory and Human Services Building. Major renovations have been completed at the former County Jail gymnasium which now serves as the new offices of the County’s Water Quality Laboratory and the Human Services […]

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Human Services Department Awarded Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund Grant

Human Services Department Awarded Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund Grant

A community-based partnership led by the Barnstable County Department of Human Services is one of nine such partnerships in the Commonwealth to receive funds in an innovative health and wellness initiative, the Patrick Administration announced today. The Administration announced more than $40 million in grants that will be shared by nine partnerships to help fight […]

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