Human Services Committee

FY24 Human Services Funds Available

The Town of Falmouth, acting through the Human Services Department, invites proposals from public or private, state and federally recognized nonprofit agencies, or partnerships to deliver projects, programs or services in the following categories: $20,000 for Outmigration of working age adults - proposals should address the viability and sustainability of young workers and families maintaining their residency in Falmouth; $70,000 for Housing Stabilization and Homeless Outreach Services; and $9,500 for the development and delivery of programs and services that will positively impact the social-emotional well-being of Falmouth residents under the age of 18. The primary intent of this funding is to stimulate the development of new initiatives, projects, programs, or services that are not currently being offered in the community. Secondarily, proposals will be considered for funding used to enhance or growing existing programs and services that are unable to meet the community's current need. Applications are due on Friday, April 21st, 2023, at 4:00pm in the Human Services Office: 65A Town Hall Square, Falmouth, MA 02540.  

Human Services Committee is comprised of nine members, appointed by the Select Board, whose role is to advise the Select Board regarding human services related needs and funding for the Town of Falmouth.

 Human Services Committee Goals:

1. To advocate for and support the role of the Human Services Department in the town of Falmouth;

2. To identify and prioritize unmet and emerging human service needs in the community;

3. To advise the Board of Selectmen and educate the community at large regarding these community trends/needs;

4. To stimulate the development of new programs, services and initiatives by public and private entities and/or partnerships to address human service related needs in Falmouth;

5. To recommend human services related funding to the Board of Selectmen and Town Meeting members.


  • 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • 1st Tuesday of every month
  • Town Hall (Currently remote via Zoom)
    59 Town Hall Square
    Selectmen's Meeting Room
    Falmouth, MA 02540

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  • Deb Berglin, Co-chair
  • Milene Chioatto
  • Kerin Delaney, Co-chair
  • Tanya Kohli
  • Sharon Sodekson

*Currently there are three open positions on the committee.  Fill out Committee Application Form to apply for the Committee and submit to the Board of Selectmen's Office.

To Learn more about the Committee: Committee Annual Report FY2022

FY23 Town Human Services Funding
The Town of Falmouth, acting through the Human Services Department, seeks proposals 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 Town of Falmouth utilizes a funding process that targets specific categories of need in the community.  The agencies/non-profit organizations that are receiving Human Services funds from the Town of Falmouth for FY2023 (July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023) are:

  • Homeless Prevention - Housing Assistance Corp. $20,000 
  • Out Migration - YMCA $20,000 
  • Mental Health - Cape Cod Children's Place: Maternal Depression Task Force  $20,000
  • Substance Use - Aids Support Group of Cape Cod $20,000
  • General Support Services- Volunteers in Public Schools (V.I.P.S.) $9,500