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Looking for mental health resources or support? Massachusetts Association for Mental Health (MAMH) launches a multimedia campaign, #JustAsk, to help young adults take control of their mental health by reaching out to friends, families, and resources to provide support.  More information is available at www.mamh.org/justask or call Falmouth Human Services Department at 508-548-0533.

Falmouth Housing Resource Guide COVER

Finding an affordable home can be challenging, but we hope the tips and resources in this guide can help.  Falmouth residents can call the Human Services Department if help is needed in accessing resources or navigating any of the services in this guide.

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Available During COVID-19

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 only limited availability of in-person appointments with residents. Staff social workers are available by phone to assist with any human service needs and Tele-social work appointments on the ZOOM platform are also available. If you need assistance navigating resources, have questions about basic needs, or are in need of mental health support, please call our office for assistance.

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Since 1975 the Town of Falmouth’s Human Services Department has been supporting and empowering Falmouth residents and strengthening the community as a whole through advocacy, broad community participation, and ensuring access to a comprehensive range of community-based health and human services.

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Town of Falmouth FY22 Human Services Funding 

Proposals were sought from interested public or private, state and federally recognized non-profit organizations, agencies, or partnerships to provide projects, programs and services that address unmet human service needs in the community.  The three categories/agencies contracted were: Mental Health Needs $20,000 to Cape Cod Children's Place/Maternal Depression Task Force; Substance Use Related Needs $20,000 to Aids Support Group of Cape Cod; and General Support Services $9,500 to Alzheimer's Family Support Center.  In addition two categories/agencies were renewed for a second year: Homeless Prevention $20,000 to Housing Assistance Corp. and Outmigration $20,000 to YMCA.  Please see Human Services Committee page for more details.