Barnstable County Department of Human Services

Barnstable County Department of Human Services plans, implements, and supports regional efforts that address critical health and human service needs.  Hunger, homelessness, suicide prevention, substance abuse, chronic disease, healthy aging, and disability issues are among our areas of focus.

By facilitation strategic planning, capacity building, program implementation, and securing funding for our community and municipal partners, the Department supports a coordinated system of care on Cape Cod.

We convene, connect, and collaborate to promote the health and well-being of all County residents and to help create a healthy, connected Cape Cod.

For information on additional health and human services, dial 211 or click here

  • EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION & CARE

    Cape Cod Children’s Place strives to provide exceptional and enriching programs to support the crucial early learning years. We believe in building a strong foundation in social emotional development of children

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  • FAMILY SUPPORT

    Cape Cod Children’s Place recognizes that parenting is the most important job, and at times, the most challenging one any of us can embark on. Our family support uses a strength-based approach to support all families

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  • COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

    Cape Cod Children’s Place believes healthy families are a reflection of strong communities. We partner with our local schools, libraries and other community businesses and agencies to offer free early literacy

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