While Community Health Center can take care of most of your healthcare needs, there are other health and human services organizations that may be useful to you.
On Cape Cod:
Barnstable County Human Services
Helps community residents find information and help in areas ranging from healthcare and housing to emergency food and job training.
Cape Cod Healthcare
Cape Cod Healthcare has two acute care hospitals, the Cape’s largest home health services agency (VNA), skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, an assisted living facility and many health programs.
Cape Cod Veterans Directory
A directory of Cape Cod services & veteran friendly businesses.
Falmouth Human Services
Provides a broad range of individual, couples, family and group counseling; outreach, advocacy, information and referral services for problems, crisis, or situational life difficulties.
Falmouth Service Center
A community food pantry helping neighbors in need since 1983.
Mashpee Human Services
Provides Mashpee residents with information, counseling, advocacy, and referrals.
Dial 2 1 1
A listing of health and human service organizations on Cape Cod and the Islands.
In Massachusetts and beyond:
Helps people find the right health insurance plan.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
The lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people and providing credible information to enhance health decisions. CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities.
Operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians, this site provides easy-to-read articles about a wide range of common health conditions. The site also includes access to health tools including reviews of other health sites and a “smart patient” guide.
Award-winning website for consumers, developed by the federal government’s National Health Information Center. Healthfinder.gov links to carefully screened and selected information and web sites from over 1,500 health-related organizations.
KidsHealth is a project of The Nemours Foundation, which funds educational programs that positively affect the health of children. The site provides information about a wide range of children’s health issues. The site is divided into sections for children, teens, and adults.
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Seeks to protect, preserve, and improve the health of all the Commonwealth’s residents.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
The federal government’s principal agency for behavioral health research and education. The NIMH website provides information about common mental illness and behavioral disorders.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Supports most of the world’s research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. The NIDA website has information for consumers and health professionals about substance abuse and provides access to substance abuse sites for young adults, such as NIDA for Teens.
Safe Kids Thrive
Help youth-serving organizations understand their risk, empower their team to productively discuss uncomfortable topics—and take action toward the prevention of child sexual abuse.
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