Cape Cod Area Resources

  • 211 Massachusetts

    Talk to someone who can help! Call 211 Now!

    Receive support and resources on domestic violence, food, rent/utilities, clothing/household items, and other vital needs.

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  • Al-Anon

    If you are bothered by someone's drinking, Al-Anon may be able to help. We are a fellowship of men, women, and children who share our experience, strength and hope in order to solve our common problems. Al-Anon's program of recovery is based on the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions as adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). The primary purpose of Al-Anon is to help families and friends of alcoholics.

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  • Al-Ateen

    If you are bothered by someone's drinking, Al-Anon and Alateen may be able to help. We are a fellowship of men, women, and children who share our experience, strength and hope in order to solve our common problems. Alateen is part of Al-Anon and is for young people affected by another's drinking. Al-Anon's program of recovery is based on the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions as adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). The primary purpose of Al-Anon/Alateen is to help families and friends of alcoholics.

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  • Bay Cove Emergency Services

    As of July 1, 2018, Bay Cove will be taking the lead in providing emergency services for the Cape and Islands.

    Emergency triage services can be reached by calling:


  • Cape and Island Suicide Prevention Coalition

    The Mission of the Cape and Islands Regional Suicide Prevention Coalition is to increase suicide awareness and prevention.

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  • Cape Cod Behavioral Health Provider Coalition

    Behavioral Health Provider Coalition of Cape Cod and the Islands will facilitate opportunities for networking, communication and sharing knowledge to support an integrated and cohesive system of care to promote wellness in the communities of Cape Cod and the Islands.

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  • Cape Cod Healthcare - Behavioral Health Services

    At Cape Cod Healthcare's Centers for Behavioral Health, our behavioral health services begin with a treatment plan based on a careful evaluation of your specific needs. We'll work with you, your family and your doctors to find the right treatment for you—from twice-monthly therapy appointments to an in-hospital program to something in between.

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  • Cape Cod Housing Authority

    HAC is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit and offers a continuum of housing programs that evolve with the changing needs of the community. HAC educates, trains and counsels with HAC’s consumer education department; weatherizes and conducts energy rehabs for low-income and market-rate properties; develops affordable housing for seniors, families and individuals; and provides an opportunity to become a homeowner with a full-service nonprofit real estate office.

    HAC also provides emergency shelter and homelessness prevention assistance for individuals and families; administration of the largest housing subsidy program in our region; and family self sufficiency and employment services.

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  • Cape Cod MOVES

    Cape Cod MOVES is a dynamic, family-friendly, USATF sanctioned athletic club for all ages that serves Cape Cod and the Islands. It strives to get people active in their own lives; to be helpful to others who need support, and to provide an outlet for people to share their strengths and to draw strength from others when needed. Volunteer opportunities will be sought and there is an emphasis on charitable giving. Cape Cod and the Island activities will be emphasized.

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  • Cape Cod Neighborhood Support Coalition

    The mission of the Cape Cod Neighborhood Support Coalition (CCNSC) is to strengthen families and the resources that support them in order to help prevent child abuse and neglect in our region.

    We strive to achieve this mission by promoting effective community-based family support initiatives, and by participating in coordination and collaboration among family support providers, practitioners and policy-makers.

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  • Cape Cod Young Professionals

    What can CCYP do for you?

    Partnering with the CCYP allows you to become connected with a diverse group of community minded individuals who call Cape Cod home and have a vested interest in the future of the region.

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  • Child Care Network

    Child Care Network works with parents, child care providers, and community members to ensure that families have access to child care that meets their needs.

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  • Child & Family Services - Cape Cod

    Child & Family Services offers comprehensive mental health and child welfare services to children, adults, families and those with special needs.

    Child & Family’s highly specialized, experienced and culturally sensitive staff are deeply committed to serving each consumer with compassion and respect while maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards.

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  • Community Action Committee

    Community Action Committee of Cape Cod and Islands, Inc. (CACCI) is a non-profit, antipoverty, human service/social action agency.

    Our Mission: Provide resources and skills to individuals and families in the region to attain and retain independence and economic self-sufficiency through personal growth, family stabilization, life skills and employment readiness.

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  • Community Connections, Inc.

    Since 1985, Community Connections has been providing life-enriching services that promote optimal independence for people with disabilities. Our extraordinary team supports each person in reaching their potential through goal driven services and community partnerships.

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  • Community Development Partnership

    The Community Development Partnership (CDP) nurtures a vibrant Lower Cape region by promoting environmental and economic sustainability, expanding opportunities for low- and moderate-income residents, and preserving our unique cultural and historic character.

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  • Community Health Center of Cape Cod

    Welcome to the website of Community Health Center of Cape Cod. As a patient-centered medical home, we are a resource for prevention, wellness, and quality care, not just a place to go when you are sick. We provide our patients with primary care, dental care, behavioral health services, pharmacy, teen and adolescent services, case management/patient navigation, and insurance enrollment assistance.

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  • CORD: Cape Organization for the Rights of the Disabled

    The Cape Organization for Rights of the Disabled (CORD) has been aggressively working since 1984 to advance the independence, productivity, and integration of people with disabilities, including deaf and hard of hearing people, into mainstream society.

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  • Department of Children & Families (DCF)

    The Department of Children and Families (DCF) is charged with protecting children from abuse and neglect and strengthening families.

    500 Main St.
    Hyannis, MA 02601

    Fax 508-790-3006

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  • DMH Site Office - Cape Cod

    The Department of Mental Health, as the State Mental Health Authority, assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities.

    181 North Street
    Hyannis, MA 02601

    TTY 508-771-9191
    Fax 508-790-4926

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  • Family Continuity

    Family Continuity is a private, non-profit mental health and social services agency serving Eastern and Central Massachusetts from hub offices in Peabody, Lawrence, Whitinsville, Worcester, Plymouth and Hyannis for more than a quarter century.

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  • Family Resource Centers

    Barnstable/Hyannis - Cape Cod Family Resource Center
    29 Bassett Lane
    Hyannis, MA 02601

    Nantucket - Nantucket Family Resource Center
    20 Besper Lane
    L-1 Gouin Village
    Nantucket, MA 02554

    Oak Bluffs/Martha's Vineyard
    Island Wide Youth Collaborative: A Massachusetts Family Resource Center
    111 Edgartown Road
    Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

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  • Gosnold, Inc.

    Gosnold: Recognized as a Leader in Addiction Treatment Since 1972

    Founded on Cape Cod in 1972, Gosnold is an award winning nationally accredited non-profit leader in the prevention, treatment, and recovery of mental health and substance use disorders. Highly regarded for innovation, we offer a comprehensive patient-centered continuum of care tailored to fit the needs of each individual.

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  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

    Our primary purpose is to serve as a resource to the Commonwealth on issues affecting grandparents and all relatives raising grandchildren.

    Support groups are held in the Cape Cod area.

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  • Handhold

    Handhold was created by a team of mental health and child development experts in partnership with parents who have gone through what you are going through. Our goal? To guide you in caring for your child’s mental health and emotional well-being.

    Family partners and parents of kids with similar experiences to yours told us what they wished they had known earlier in their journey. Mental health experts, including child psychiatrists, social workers, and psychologists, selected the most relevant and useful resources.

    We encourage you to start by answering the four questions under “Should I Worry?” to explore your concerns. Whatever steps you decide to take, we offer a variety of tips, tools, and resources to help you take them with confidence.

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  • Health Imperatives Violence Intervention & Prevention

    24-Hour Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Hotline

    For nearly four decades Health Imperatives has been at the forefront of responding to the health and safety needs of local families and individuals, and today our programs and services are structured around our two main areas of focus and expertise: health care and violence intervention and prevention services.

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  • Health Care For All

    Health Care For All (HCFA) is a Massachusetts nonprofit advocacy organization working to create a health care system that provides comprehensive, affordable, accessible, and culturally competent care to everyone, especially the most vulnerable among us.

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  • Independence House, Inc. (Domestic Violence Resource)

    Independence House is the only comprehensive community-based organization on Cape Cod providing free and confidential specialized services and widespread programs for adults, teens and children (ages 6 and up) who are survivors of, or affected by domestic and sexual violence.

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  • JRI (Justice Resource institute) - Cape and Islands Community Service Agency (CSA)

    JRI is designated by the Commonwealth as a Community Service Agency (CSA) for the Cape and Islands. CSAs help families to identify the resources they need and then they coordinate the services delivered by those resources. CSAs provide two particular services: Intensive Care Coordination (ICC) and Family Support and Training (FS&T). ICCs uses “Wraparound” care planning where care coordinators work with families to complete safety plans and home assessments, assemble the care planning team, develop individual care plans, and ensure that services in the plan are effectively implemented. Wraparound is an approach to care where the family is put in the center of the planning process and a team is built around the family’s vision for their child’s future. With Family Support and Training, staff members called Family Partners work with the Care Coordinators to help families understand how to navigate the child serving systems, how to get supports, services, and how to reach the goals in the care plan.

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  • Kennedy Donovan Center - Family Support Center

    Family Support Center assists individuals and families with comprehensive and individualized services. The Family Support Center specifically offers: information and referrals, service navigation, family trainings, parent networking, community connection and resources, and administration of flexible funding. Services are available on a short term or ongoing basis.

    Serving Cape Cod and Nantucket Massachusetts.

    KDC’s Cape Cod Family Support Center is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services (DDS).

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  • Learn To Cope

    Learn to Cope is a non-profit support network that offers education, resources, peer support and hope for parents and family members coping with a loved one addicted to opiates or other drugs.

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  • Making Sense: A Parent's Guide to a Child's Psychiatric Hospitalization

    This Guide was written with the help of parents and professionals who understand that having a child hospitalized psychiatrically can be stressful, confusing, and frustrating. The advice and guidance in these pages can help clear up confusion and reduce frustration.

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  • Map Academy

    Introducing Map Academy, a new public charter school located in Plymouth, designed to provide a free option to students that want or need something different than the traditional high school.

    We put students at the center and designed a school to meet their individual needs. Flexible scheduling and support, personalized academics, career development opportunities, and more.

    Opening in Fall 2018. Welcoming students from anywhere in Massachusetts.

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  • Massachusetts Sibling Support Network

    Growing up with a brother or sister with a disability, whether the disability is mental or physical, seen or unseen, is a unique, challenging, and potentially rewarding experience.

    The MSSN supports siblings of people with disabilities in the following ways: creating welcoming communities for siblings across the lifespan; improving the range and availability of sibling support services; and providing education about sibling-related issues.

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  • MassOptions

    MassOptions connects elders, individuals with disabilities and their caregivers with agencies and organizations that can best meet their needs. Learn more about MassOptions, the network of partners and State agencies and how to contact them here.

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  • My Brother's Keeper

    My Brother’s Keeper is a vibrant, welcoming Christian ministry with locations in Easton and Dartmouth, MA which delivers furniture and food to families in need.

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  • NAMI Cape Cod & The Islands

    NAMI Cape Cod & The Islands serves individuals and their families who are affected by the broad spectrum of mental illnesses and neurological disorders through support, education and advocacy, and promotes wellness for all.

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  • NAMI Mass Compass

    Navigating the mental healthcare system can be complicated—we help individuals and families affected by mental health issues find their way.

    The NAMI Mass Compass is operated by peers and family members who have dealt with these issues first hand. Navigators are available to answer a wide range of questions and refer to NAMI support & education programs and other community resources.

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  • National Family Support Technical Assistance Center

    The National Family Support Technical Assistance Center (NFSTAC) is the nation’s first Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) funded Center of Excellence focused on supporting families and caregivers of children, regardless of their age, who experience serious mental illness and/or substance use disorders.

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  • NeighborWorks Housing Solutions

    NeighborWorks® Housing Solutions (NHS) is a one-stop shop for finding and maintaining safe, affordable, high quality housing and growing financial skills and resources. We provide the answers and support individuals and families need.

    Our services include rental assistance; emergency financial help; shelter and homelessness prevention; first-time homebuyer education and counseling; financial coaching; foreclosure prevention; affordable residential and small business loans; and construction and management of high-quality rental housing across Southern Massachusetts.

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  • Phoenix Rising Trauma & Recovery Center

    Phoenix Rising provides both individual and group therapy for a variety of concerns depending on the needs of each client.

    Phoenix Recovery Services provides Substance Use psychotherapy, Intensive Recovery Groups, and Dual Diagnosis groups.

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  • PFLAG of Cape Cod

    "PFLAG" is Parents, Families and Friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) people. We are a national support, education and advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ) people, their families, friends and allies.

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  • The RAFT Program

    The RAFT Program is a homelessness prevention program funded by the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). RAFT provides short-term financial assistance to low-income families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

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  • Sibling Support Group with UMass Medical

    The Shriver Center works with hospitals and other agencies to address the needs of siblings and parents of children with mental health issues. The goals of the program are to build sibling resiliency and decrease trauma, teach parenting strategies that support siblings as well as increase parental confidence, and build capacity among providers. For more information, contact Emily Rubin, Director of Sibling Support, at [email protected].

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  • South Bay Community Services

    South Bay is a community-based, behavioral health care organization offering a continuum of services including adult behavioral health, substance abuse counseling, children’s behavioral health, day services, autism services and early childhood services.

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  • Therapy Matcher

    Therapy Matcher provides free, personalized, and confidential referrals to licensed social workers across Massachusetts.

    If you’re in need of a qualified therapist, let us know. We offer callers a free telephone referral service that is user-friendly and confidential. Our network of licensed therapists provide services to most Massachusetts areas. We do not disclose personal information to any outside parties.

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  • Walden Eating Disorders Treatment

    Walden’s Hyannis clinic is part of New England’s leading treatment provider and support system for individuals and families impacted by eating disorders. We offer the region’s only full system of care, with personalized treatment at all levels: inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient and outpatient.

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  • WE CAN

    Women’s Empowerment through Cape Area Networking.
    WE CAN empowers Cape Cod women with unique services that inspire hope and bring increased opportunity, self-sufficiency, and stability.

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  • YMCA Cape Cod

    We are an inclusive organization of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility.

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