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Social Security Administration Temporary Location

Social Security Administration Temporary Location

To better serve our Social Security customers, our office located at 48 Research Road, Technology Park in East Falmouth, is being renovated to create an office layout that provides flexible customer service and enhances customer privacy.  In order to expedite the renovation process, beginning Monday, July 18, 2016, customers are encouraged to contact the Falmouth […]

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Male Survivor’s Support Group

By on August 19, 2016 in Reoccurring Events with 0 Comments
Male Survivor’s Support Group

Independence House and The Violence Recovery Program of Fenway Health are joining together to offer a support group for all individuals who identify as men, live on Cape Cod and are survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence. A 9-week group beginning September 29th, 2016.  Location to be determined.  Transgender inclusive. Interested in joining or have […]

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How to Talk to Someone with Hoarding: Do’s and Don’ts

How to Talk to Someone with Hoarding: Do’s and Don’ts

DON’T Use judgmental language. Like anyone else, individuals with hoarding will not be receptive to negative comments about the state of their home or their character (e.g., “What a mess!” “What kind of person lives like this?”).  Imagine your own response if someone came into your home and spoke in this manner, especially if you already […]

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Cape Wags for Tags, helping Veterans on Cape Cod

Cape Wags for Tags, helping Veterans on Cape Cod

The MSPCA-Cape Cod, in collaboration with the United States Marine Corporal Nicholas G. Xiarhos Memorial Fund, has launched a pet visitation program called Cape Wags for Tags, helping veterans on Cape Cod suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, substance abuse, depression, and thoughts of suicide.  The MSPCA-Cape Cod is deeply grateful to the TGC Fund of the […]

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Report of the Special Senate Committee on Marijuana 2016

Report of the Special Senate Committee on Marijuana 2016

The Massachusetts Senate created the Special Senate Committee on Marijuana in February, 2015.  The purpose of the Committee was to reach and analyze the policy ramifications if Massachusetts were to legalize the adult recreational use and sale of marijuana. The Committee was charged with conducting a thorough and objective review of marijuana policy in Massachusetts […]

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August Weekly Local Programs and Groups

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August Weekly Local Programs and Groups

Local weekly programs and groups.  To see a full listing visit www.capecoalition.com Mondays, 6:30-8:30 pm: “Parents Supporting Parents” at Mashpee Welcome Center, 5 Bates Rd.  This is a free family member support group for those who are coping with their child’s narcotic addiction.  We share our experience with kindness and compassion for the purpose of strengthening […]

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The Children’s Study Home at Penikese: A Transformational Island Treatment Experience for Substance Using Young Men

The Children’s Study Home at Penikese: A Transformational Island Treatment Experience for Substance Using Young Men

The Children’s Study Home and the Penikese Island Board of Directors have partnered together to open up a unique residential program for young men ages 18-24 addressing their substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health issues.  They are committed to working with other community-based agencies and state/federal authorities to provide collaborative case management and timely […]

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Alzheimer’s Education Series for Family Caregivers

By on July 29, 2016 in Reoccurring Events with 0 Comments
Alzheimer’s Education Series for Family Caregivers

Three part workshop for new caregivers to learn about: Disease Progression Managing Behaviors Communication Strategies Wednesdays 10:30am – 12:00pm at Hope Health, 765 Attucks Lane in Hyannis The three part series is offered on 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays of each month.  There is no charge, but space is limited.  Registration is required.  Contact 508-775-5656 […]

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Sign-up for a Peer Support Group: Have your belongings taken over your house, life and social calendar?

By on July 28, 2016 in Events with 0 Comments
Sign-up for a Peer Support Group: Have your belongings taken over your house, life and social calendar?

Join a free peer support group for compulsive acquiring, saving and hoarding, facilitated by Mark Abbott, LICSW, from Falmouth Human Services, based on the book Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving and Hoarding (Treatments that Work) by David F. Tolin, Randy O. Frost and Gail Steketee.  The group will meet for 15 sessions over […]

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NO place for HATE Falmouth

By on July 28, 2016 in Reoccurring Events with 0 Comments
NO place for HATE Falmouth

No Place For Hate – Falmouth is a community-based organization whose purpose is to build bridges to combat bias and to promote respect for all people through advocacy and education. They meet monthly on Thursdays, 7pm, at the Gus Canty Community Center, 790 Main Street., Falmouth.  Upcoming events: Thursday, July 28 at 7PM Film Program-Journeys […]

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