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Moms Do Care: A Program for Pregnant Women on Cape Cod

By on March 8, 2018 in Articles with 0 Comments
Moms Do Care: A Program for Pregnant Women on Cape Cod

Moms Do Care program is now enrolling pregnant women with Opioid Use Disorders who are from Cape Cod. Moms Do Care uses an integrated system of medical and behavioral health care including access to medication assisted treatment (MAT) and recovery support throughout the pregnancy and postpartum period through the use of peer recovery coaches. Criteria for enrollment: 1. […]

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FY2019 Request for Proposals for unmet Mental Health Needs and Substance Use Needs Announced

By on March 2, 2018 in Articles with 0 Comments
FY2019 Request for Proposals for unmet Mental Health Needs and Substance Use Needs Announced

The Town of Falmouth, through the Human Services Committee, announces two Request for Proposals for Fiscal Year 2019 for non-profit agencies and partnerships to deliver programs and services that address the unmet mental health needs and substance use needs of Falmouth residents and the community. The Falmouth Town Manager’s proposed budget for FY2019 includes $20,000 […]

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LEGAL NOTICE: RFP’S TO BE POSTED ON WEDNESDAY, 2/7 FOLLOWING PUBLICATION IN LOCAL PRINT MEDIA

The Town of Falmouth invites proposals from public or private, state and federally recognized not for profit agencies, or partnerships to enter into a contract with the Town of Falmouth to provide projects, programs or services that will address the unmet needs related to substance use and mental health of Falmouth residents and the community […]

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Recognize MLK Day with A Mental Health Screening

By on January 3, 2018 in Articles with 0 Comments
Recognize MLK Day with A Mental Health Screening

Each January, we recognize and consider the works of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.  His name has become synonymous with quietly standing up for one’s beliefs and forging change.  What many people don’t realize is that MLK fought his own demons – namely depression. People who worked with Dr. King have told the […]

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Mothers & Infants Recovery Network, Inc. Support Group

By on January 3, 2018 in Articles with 0 Comments
Mothers & Infants Recovery Network, Inc. Support Group

Mothers & Infants Recovery Network, Inc. helps mothers take the next step.  Mothers Helping Mothers is a support group for women struggling with the emotional difficulties associated with addiction and recovery during the pregnant and postpartum phases of life.  Group meets in Falmouth on Tuesdays from 6-7:30 at John Wesley Methodist Church 270 Gifford Street.  […]

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Barnstable Housing Authority Opening Waitlist

By on January 3, 2018 in Articles with 0 Comments

As of January 1, 2018 Barnstable Housing Authority’s Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program (MRVP) and Alternative Housing Rental Voucher Program (AHVP) wait lists’ will open at 9am and shall remain open indefinitely. All applications will be placed on the wait list in order of date and time received.  Applicants must meet income eligibility requirements for Barnstable […]

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Stay Ho Ho Hopeful

Stay Ho Ho Hopeful

The winter holidays are not always merry and bright if you struggle with your mental health.  Family stress, social pressure, and the temptation of festive food and drink often intensify current issues and may incite new ones.  The holidays are particularly difficult for those who have suffered a recent loss or who cannot be near […]

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Are you currently enrolled in or considering a vocational training or certificate program?

By on October 17, 2017 in Articles with 0 Comments
Are you currently enrolled in or considering a vocational training or certificate program?

Are you currently enrolled in or considering a Vocational Training or Certificate Program? Are you struggling to pay for it and need assistance or direction?  Stop by or contact Brenda or Kerin at the Falmouth Service Center at 508-548-2794 for more details on partial financial assistance for qualifying* Falmouth residents!  Applicants must be Falmouth residents […]

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Depression is Different Than Sadness

By on October 4, 2017 in Articles with 0 Comments
Depression is Different Than Sadness

October is National Depression Awareness Month. One of the more common misconceptions about depression is that depressed people are simply very, very sad. Consequently, people suffering from depression are often told to “cheer up” or “try to think positively” as if that will make their symptoms disappear. The truth is that depression runs much deeper […]

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Make a difference in the life of a Falmouth Senior!

By on September 28, 2017 in Articles with 0 Comments
Make a difference in the life of a Falmouth Senior!

Become a Senior Companion Volunteer!  Provide friendship and build social connection with a senior living in the community who is experiencing isolation, loneliness and lack of social support. If you can bring sunshine into the life of a senior for a minimum commitment of two hours a month (two one-hour visits) contact: Kathy Barrett at […]

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