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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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WE CAN offering one to one appointments through Zoom

By on June 3, 2020 in Events
WE CAN offering one to one appointments through Zoom

WE CAN offers one to one appointments with expert volunteers to help with legal needs, employment help, business support, and financial counseling and empowerment services. To learn more about how WE CAN can help, please call 508-430-8111 or email [email protected] Services they offer now through Zoom: Legal consultations with volunteer attorneys addressing various isssues including […]

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Alzheimer’s Family Support Center’s Savvy Caregiver Training being offered via Zoom

By on June 3, 2020 in Events

Prior to the pandemic, the AFSC offered a free six-week educational program called Savvy Caregiver, a 12-hour training in Alzheimer’s and dementia basics including disease staging, behavior management, and self-care. Master Trainer Judi Devaney has taught Savvy Caregiver classes in every town on the Cape, and in June will begin offering Savvy Caregiver online via […]

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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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Staying Connected!

By on May 27, 2020 in Events

Parenting through COVID-19 and social distancing virtual drop-in group for caregivers will help you stay connected. This 8-week Zoom group starts May 12th at 3pm and is facilitated by Heather Bowden & Michelle McClelland of JRI’s Flexible Support Services. As this is a drop-in group, participants must register each week in order to obtain the […]

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Dads’ Group

By on May 27, 2020 in Events

Cape Cod Children’s Place and Family Continuity’s Cape Cod Family Resource Center presents a program to support Dads & father figures. Facilitated by Matt Daniels, LMHC this group on May 28th and June 25th is from 3-4pm. Studies show that children grow up happier and healthier with nurturing fathers in their lives. This group is […]

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

By on May 25, 2020 in Events

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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