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New MassSupport Website Offers COVID-19 Specific Resources and Services

By on August 5, 2020 in Articles
New MassSupport Website Offers COVID-19 Specific Resources and Services

The new MassSupport Network website is now available, offering COVID-19 specific resources and services for people of all ages living in Massachusetts. MassSupport.org includes information on crisis counselors who are able to listen to personal stories and connect callers to the support services and resources they may need. Call 888-215-4920 or email [email protected] to learn […]

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Social Security Administration

By on July 7, 2020 in Articles
Social Security Administration

The Social Security Administration is still available to help by phone. A local representative is available to take your call Monday thru Friday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at: (855) 881-0212 or (TTY) 1-800-325-0778. They may be able to schedule an appointment if they cannot help you by phone. Please do not go into […]

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COVID-19 Resources

By on July 7, 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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Managing Anxiety During Reopening: With so many difficult decisions to make, some strategies to help you stay calm

By on June 19, 2020 in Articles

As the country reopens and summer begins, each family faces new and difficult decisions about how to stay safew. Is day camp too risky? Can we visit the grandparents? Should our teenagers be trusted to socialize safely? Plus, there are still huge uncertanties about the future. What will school look like in the fall? Will […]

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

By on June 17, 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 June 15, 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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Understanding Brain Fog During COVID-19

By on June 10, 2020 in Articles

Many of us have been feeling brain fog during COVID-19. Cognitive load theory is one way of understanding why and what we can do about it. Rverside Trauma Center’s Clinical Director Joanna Bridger guides us through learning and remembering information, and how it can be difficult in challenging times. Video: Cognitive Load Theory Explained Source: […]

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Town of Falmouth Human Services Department Re-posts a Request for Proposals for FY2021

By on June 8, 2020 in Articles

The Town of Falmouth, through the Human Services Department, has re-posted a Request for Proposal for Fiscal Year 2021 that addresses the Outmigration of Working Age Adults from the Town of Falmouth. The Town of Falmouth has identified that the outmigration of working age from Falmouth is an issue that has far reaching implications to […]

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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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Filing a New Unemployment Claim During COVID-19

By on May 26, 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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