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

By on May 25, 2020 in Articles

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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Dealing With Disappointment During the Coronavirus Pandemic: Teach kids how to deal with failed expectations so they can move forward with hope.

By on May 1, 2020 in Articles

Coronavirus is tearing at the fabric of our lives. Social distancing has changed the ways we interact with others. Everything is done not just at arm’s-length, but 6 feet or more apart. No parties, no dinners with friends, no sporting events. We’ve drastically scaled back or canceled major life events, from proms and graduations to […]

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CCYP: How is COVID-19 Impacting Young Working Age Adults on Cape Cod?

By on April 23, 2020 in Articles
CCYP: How is COVID-19 Impacting Young Working Age Adults on Cape Cod?

WHAT: Cape Cod Young Professionals (CCYP) is asking working-age adults on Cape Cod to respond to a new COVID-19 Needs Survey. The survey takes less than 5 minutes to complete. At the end of the survey, participants will have the opportunity to enter a special drawing to win $100 cash from CCYP (one winner will be […]

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Mental Health Wellness Tips for Quarantine

By on April 7, 2020 in Articles

Stick to a routine. Go to sleep and wake up at a reasonable time, write a schedule that is varied and includes time for work as well as self-care. Dress for the social life you want, not the social life you have. Get showered and dressed in comfortable clothes, wash your face, brush your teeth. […]

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Are You Experiencing Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault or Stalking?

By on April 6, 2020 in Articles
Are You Experiencing Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault or Stalking?

Telephone assistance for 209A and 258E protective order applications and safety planning is available from Independence House SAFEPLAN advocates or staff attorney, Monday to Friday 9am-4pm (Spanish & Portuguese assistance available). How to receive assistance: Call 800-439-6507 x238 On the voicemail, speak your name slowly and leave your telephone number twice. An Independence House SAFEPLAN […]

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Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty

By on April 6, 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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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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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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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’s Human Services Department announces Request for Interest for FY2021 Other Services

By on February 27, 2020 in Articles

The Town of Falmouth, through the Human Services Department, announces a Request for Interest for Fiscal Year 2021 from non-profit agencies and partnerships to deliver projects, programs and services that support vulnerable citizens and address unmet human service needs for the Town. Subject to Town Meeting Appropriation, the Town of Falmouth will award one contract […]

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