Human Services Committee

Nine members, appointed by the Board of Selectmen, whose role is to advise the Board of Selectmen regarding human services related needs and funding.

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.

Meetings 


  • 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

Agendas & Minutes


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Members

  • Deb Berglin, Co-chair
  • Milene Chioatto
  • Kerin Delaney, Co-chair
  • Johnny Hatem Jr.
  • 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 FY2021



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