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Human Services Department seeking new Director

After leading the Human Services Department for the past nine years, Karen Cardeira informed town manager Julian M. Suso in January of her plan to retire at the end of June.  To learn more about the Director’s primary purpose, essential duties and responsibilities click on Human Services Director.  To apply, visit http://www.falmouthmass.us/332/Personnel-Office

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Human Services Committee Recommends New Funding Strategy At Town Meeting

Human Services Committee Recommends New Funding Strategy At Town Meeting

For more than 30 years, Falmouth taxpayers have supported approximately 17 non-profit agencies on the Cape through the operating budget of the Human Services Department.  These non-profit agencies offer programs and services to assist Falmouth residents with a variety of human services related needs.  Since the 1980’s Falmouth’s population has grown and the demographics and […]

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DUE FRIDAY 2/24: Human Services Committee FY18 Request for Proposals

By on February 22, 2017 in Articles, Human Service Related Articles with 0 Comments

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. The April 2017 town meeting will be asked to appropriate $20,000 for the purpose of preventing homelessness in Falmouth and $20,000 for the purpose of reducing the out-migration […]

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Community Health Needs Assessment Report and Implementation Plan 2017-2019

Community Health Needs Assessment Report and Implementation Plan 2017-2019

The Cape Cod Hospital and Falmouth Hospital Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) Report and Implementation Plan for Fiscal Years 2017-2019 is now available.  Features of the CHNA Report and Implementation Plan include: Data on the health status of Barnstable County residents with comparisons to state and national benchmarks Health priorities and identified vulnerable populations Hospital […]

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Holiday Stress Tips

Holiday Stress Tips

Take control of the holidays. Don’t let the holidays become something you dread.  Instead, take steps to prevent the stress and depression.  Learn to recognize your holiday triggers: Financial pressures or personal demands.  With a little planning and some positive thinking, you can find peace and joy during the holidays. Acknowledge your feelings.  If someone close […]

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Social Security Administration Temporary Location

Social Security Administration Temporary Location

To better serve our Social Security customers, our office located at 48 Research Road, Technology Park in East Falmouth, is being renovated to create an office layout that provides flexible customer service and enhances customer privacy.  In order to expedite the renovation process, beginning Monday, July 18, 2016, customers are encouraged to contact the Falmouth […]

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How to Talk to Someone with Hoarding: Do’s and Don’ts

How to Talk to Someone with Hoarding: Do’s and Don’ts

DON’T Use judgmental language. Like anyone else, individuals with hoarding will not be receptive to negative comments about the state of their home or their character (e.g., “What a mess!” “What kind of person lives like this?”).  Imagine your own response if someone came into your home and spoke in this manner, especially if you already […]

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Affordable Housing Opportunity: One Chancery Lane Apartments

Affordable Housing Opportunity: One Chancery Lane Apartments

The One Chancery Lane Apartments is an affordable housing adaptive reuse development consisting of 4 studio apartments, including 2 visitable units which will be available to qualified applicants through the lottery.  These unique units are located in downtown Falmouth.  The building is readily accessible to shopping, services, transportation, and businesses.  Laundry, trash and recycling will […]

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Notice of Funding Availability for Falmouth Homeless

Notice of Funding Availability for Falmouth Homeless

Town of Falmouth Human Services Committee is accepting applications for a program to address homelessness in Falmouth during the winter months of December 1, 2016 through March 15, 2017. The Town of Falmouth appropriates funds to support quality programs and services that provide a safety net for vulnerable citizens and address identified human services needs […]

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Living Your Life During Challenging Times

By on November 17, 2015 in Articles, Human Service Related Articles with 0 Comments

We live in unsettling times.  Ongoing wars, threat of terrorism, and an economic instability combined with our own personal struggles and challenges can cause stress, fear and anxiety about the future.  Such feelings can have a cumulative effect on the mental health of Americans.  How can people cope and lead “normal lives” in these challenging […]

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