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Falmouth Residents Let Your Voice Be Heard!  

What are the Cape's greatest health needs? 

(Including Mental Health Needs and Access to Care)

The Community Health Survey seeks your opinion about the health of Cape residents today and the services they may need tomorrow.  Please fill out the anonymous survey, open to all to give your feedback through May 13, 2022.

Survey link: or scan QR code below in English, Spanish, or Portuguese 

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Town of Falmouth Human Services Department Announces FY23 Human Services Funds Available:

The Town of Falmouth, through the Human Services Department, is soliciting proposals from interested public or private, state and federally recognized non-profit organizations or partnerships to deliver Human Service related projects, programs and services to the resident of Falmouth, MA.  The Town of Falmouth utilizes a funding process that addresses specific areas of human service need in the community.  This year's funding available is in the category of General Support Services.  Subject to Town Meeting Appropriation, the Town of Falmouth will award one nonrenewable 1-year contract totaling $9,500 for FY2023 (July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023).  The Town reserves the right to issue more than one contract agreement, not to exceed the $9,500 of funds available, if deemed in the best interest of the Town.  Applications are due on Friday, April 29, 2022 at 4:00pm in the Human Services Office: 65A Town Hall Square, Falmouth, MA 02540.  Application and required forms:

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FY2023 Application

FY2023 Attachments

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 or call Falmouth Human Services Department at 508-548-0533.

FREE Webinars from McLean, click logo for virtual sessions on Mental Health and Well-being available this month:

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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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.