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Racism and Violence: How to Help Kids Handle the News – Supporting your children during scary times

By on June 3, 2020 in Articles

With protests over the violent deaths of black Americans dominating the news, it’s understadable that many kids are feeling scared, confused or angry about the situation. How can parents, many of whom are struggling themselves, help children process what they’re seeing and manage their feelings? Ther’s no one right answer. That said, there are a […]

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Teenagers and Reopening: Tips for helping kids stay safe during a confusing time

By on May 27, 2020 in Articles

It’s a trying time to be the parent of a teenager. After months of being cooped up at home away from friends, unable to attend school or go out, most kids are chomping at the bit to get back to the lives they had before the pandemic. Getting teens to take safety seriously is a […]

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Coronavirus…When Staying at Home is NOT your Safest Place!

By on April 16, 2020 in Events

Staying at home is the healthiest and safest course of action to stop the spread of COVID-19.  But for victims of domestic and sexual violence, home may be the most unsafe place. Reports during this pandemic have confirmed that domestic violence victims are facing increased risks to their safety! Survivors quarantined at home with a […]

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Filing a New Unemployment Claim During COVID-19

By on March 20, 2020 in Articles, Events
Filing a New Unemployment Claim During COVID-19

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development has a step by step guide on how to file for unemployment benefits through their UI Online portal. Click link to go directly to Mass.gov page- https://www.mass.gov/alerts/important-unemployment-information#undefined If someone is out of work or has had a reduction in hours for any reason related to […]

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COVID-19 Resources

By on March 17, 2020 in Articles
COVID-19 Resources

Falmouth Human Services continues to be available to the residents of Falmouth during the COVID-19 crisis. To protect our community and staff we have suspended in-person appointments with residents. Staff social workers are available by phone to assist with any human service needs that arise during this crisis. If you need assistance navigating resources, have […]

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WE CAN offering one to one appointments through Zoom

By on June 3, 2020 in Events
WE CAN offering one to one appointments through Zoom

WE CAN offers one to one appointments with expert volunteers to help with legal needs, employment help, business support, and financial counseling and empowerment services. To learn more about how WE CAN can help, please call 508-430-8111 or email [email protected] Services they offer now through Zoom: Legal consultations with volunteer attorneys addressing various isssues including […]

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Alzheimer’s Family Support Center’s Savvy Caregiver Training being offered via Zoom

By on June 3, 2020 in Events

Prior to the pandemic, the AFSC offered a free six-week educational program called Savvy Caregiver, a 12-hour training in Alzheimer’s and dementia basics including disease staging, behavior management, and self-care. Master Trainer Judi Devaney has taught Savvy Caregiver classes in every town on the Cape, and in June will begin offering Savvy Caregiver online via […]

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Happy Pride Month! Mental Health Resources for LGBTQIA+

By on June 3, 2020 in Articles
Happy Pride Month! Mental Health Resources for LGBTQIA+

Pride month is a time for the LGBTQIA+ community and allies to come together in solidarity to celebrate and embrace identity. We want to remind our families and caregivers that your support and acceptance of your loved one’s sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or gender expression directly impacts their mental wellness and personal safety. Unfortunately, LGBTQIA+ […]

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June Weekly Local Programs and Groups

By on June 3, 2020 in Events
June Weekly Local Programs and Groups

The Cape Cod Family Resource Center and Cape Cod Neighborhood Support Coalition collaborate to compile and distribute a monthly list for the benefit of Cape and Islands families and professionals who support them.  They include workshops, classes, support groups, and other resources that they believe adhere to best practices:  however, we suggest that you consider […]

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Staying Connected!

By on May 27, 2020 in Events

Parenting through COVID-19 and social distancing virtual drop-in group for caregivers will help you stay connected. This 8-week Zoom group starts May 12th at 3pm and is facilitated by Heather Bowden & Michelle McClelland of JRI’s Flexible Support Services. As this is a drop-in group, participants must register each week in order to obtain the […]

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Dads’ Group

By on May 27, 2020 in Events

Cape Cod Children’s Place and Family Continuity’s Cape Cod Family Resource Center presents a program to support Dads & father figures. Facilitated by Matt Daniels, LMHC this group on May 28th and June 25th is from 3-4pm. Studies show that children grow up happier and healthier with nurturing fathers in their lives. This group is […]

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Lottery Applications for Little Pond Place and Gifford Workforce now available

By on May 11, 2020 in Events

Lottery applications are now available on Falmouth Housing Corporation’s website at www.falmouthhousingcorp.org. Applicants can also call 508-540-4009 or email [email protected] to have an application mailed to them. Gifford Workforce at 591 Gifford Street is accepting applications by Wednesday, July 15th, 2020 at 5pm. Little Pond Place at 41 Spring Bars Road is accepting applications by […]

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Apply Now: Lottery Application for Brick Kiln Road Units

By on May 8, 2020 in Events

The Plymouth Redevelopment Authority is currently accepting applications for the Brick Kiln Place Apartments affordable apartments now through July 9, 2020 at 4pm. For a lottery application or more info contact: Plymouth Redevelopment 508-747-1620 ext 10147 or [email protected]h.ma.us. Information sessions will be held by interactive webinar hosted by Zoom on May 21st and 27th for […]

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