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Falmouth Service Center: HOW YOU CAN HELP?

By on March 23, 2020 in Articles
Falmouth Service Center: HOW YOU CAN HELP?

We are distributing food to our vulnerable neighbors. YOU can help us to meet the need by making a donation! www.falmouthservicecenter.org Other Ways to Help: Please check on your elderly neighbors & offer to pick up food for them Share this information – they are distributing food Monday – Friday, 10am – Noon Reach out […]

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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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Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

By on March 13, 2020 in Articles
Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

At this time, information about COVID-19 is rapidly evolving as new details are confirmed and new details are confirmed and new questions emerge. In the event of an outbreak in your community, as a perent/caregiver, your first concern is about how to protect and take care opf your children and family. Knowing important information about […]

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Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty

By on March 13, 2020 in Articles
Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty

Right now, many of us are worried about COVID-19 or Cornnavirus. We may feel helpless about what will happen or what we can do. When things feel uncertain or when we don’t generally feel safe, it’s normal to feel stressed. Stress can be a normal reaction, but sometimes it can also take a toll on […]

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Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus: Kids worry more when they’re kept in the dark

By on March 13, 2020 in Articles
Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus: Kids worry more when they’re kept in the dark

News of the coronavirus COVID-19 is everywhere, from the front page of all the papers to the playground at school. Many parents are wondering how to bring up the epidemic in a way that will be reassuring and not make kids more worried than they already may be. Here is some advice from the experts […]

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Town of Falmouth Human Services Department Announces Two Request for Proposals for FY2021

By on February 13, 2020 in Articles

The Town of Falmouth, through the Human Services Department, announces two Request for Proposals for Fiscal Year 2021. The Town of Falmouth promotes quality projects, programs and services that provide a safety net for vulnerable citizens and address identified human service needs of its residents. To that end, the Town of Falmouth has identified Homelessness […]

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Vaping Toolkit: Let’s clear the air about vaping.

By on November 21, 2019 in Articles
Vaping Toolkit: Let’s clear the air about vaping.

Learn what vaping is and important facts to help you know how to keep youth healthy. Parents, caregivers, and youth-serving organizations play a vital role in delaying and preventing youth using e-cigarettes and vapes. The resources provided in the Tool Kit offer education and ways to address the issue. The topic of youth vaping is […]

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How Can We Help Kids With Transitions?

By on October 3, 2019 in Articles
How Can We Help Kids With Transitions?

With the right support, children can learn to change gears without whining and tantrums by: Katherine Martinelli Many children struggle with transitions, which are common triggers for behaviors that range from annoying (whining, stalling) to upsetting (tantrums and meltdowns). There are many ways parents and teachers can help kids have an easier time with transitions […]

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RISE Support Group

By on June 25, 2019 in Articles

RISE is a support group created to uplift and empower Mothers affected by Substance Use Disorders. Whatever your pathway to recovery, we believe in you and your ability to RISE. Wednesdays from 6-7pm at John Wesley United Methodist Church, 270 Gifford Street, Falmouth. Refreshments and childcare provided. Pre-registration required – Please call Cape Cod Children’s […]

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