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Community Resources

The following are resources available for families:

Comprehensive Database of Services in Massachusetts

Health Care Providers

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital of Cape Cod

Community Health Center of Cape Cod

Visiting Nurse Association

Children Advocacy

Children's Cove - Advocacy Center

Children’s Cove provides a compassionate, efficient, child-friendly facility for child abuse intervention. Children and families journey through a streamlined process which reduces the chances that the children are re-traumatized and preserves the best evidence for investigators. 

Department of Developmental Services Area Office Information (DDS)

181 North Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
Main Number: (508) 771-2595
TTY Number: (508) 778-7561
Fax Number: (508) 778-6504


DDS Services

Autism Waiver Services

Turning 22

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC)

181 North Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
Main Number: (508) 775-6173
TTY Number: (508) 771-9191
Fax Number: (508) 790-4926

MRC Services

Abuse and Neglect Prevention

MassMATCH Assistive Technology Website

Youth with Disabilities

Learning Disabilities

MRC Fact Sheets

Job Search Websites

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB)

600 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111


Sight Loss Services, Inc. - Cape and Islands

Behavioral and Mental Health

Department of Mental Health

Network of Care - Behavioral Health

Mobile Crisis Intervention Team

Mobile Crisis Team Information - flyer

Department of Mental Health Resource Guides

Applying for Mental Health Services

Children‘s Mental Health Resource Guide for Cape Cod

MSPCC - Hyannis

Cape Cod Mental Health Clinic - South Bay Community Services

Cape Cod Healthcare - Behavioral Health Services 

NAMI -National Alliance of Mental Illness Cape and Islands

Cape and Islands Suicide Prevention Coalition

Cape Cod Neuropsychology

Barnstable County - Department of Human Services

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Families For Depression Awareness

Child and Family Services Cape Cod

Walden Behavioral Care - Hyannis

Alcohol Addiction Center

Independence House Homicide Survivor Program

Independence House Programs and Services

Italian Home for Children


Housing Assistance Corporation

NEW LOCATION - If you need help, even if you've never had to ask for help before, please contact us today. Call Housing Assistance at (508) 771-5400, or visit our website to learn more about eligibility for our rent, mortgage and other financial assistance programs:

  Or visit the Lower Cape Outreach Council at or call (508) 240-0694.


Community Autism Resources

Autism Resource Center

ARICA-Act Relative to Insurance Coverage for Autism

ARIC Fact Sheet

Family Support

Cape Cod Family Resource Center - Our goal is to support families to strengthen their bonds, connect to others, and engage in their community. Our core values are: RESPECT, TRUST, SAFETY, WELLNESS, CARING, CONNECTIVITY, and EDUCATION.

Lower Cape Outreach Council - The mission of Lower Cape Outreach Council is to provide emergency assistance of food, clothing and financial support to residents of the 8 towns that constitute Lower Cape Cod and to follow up with services and support in the areas of employment and education.

WE CAN - Suport for Women - WE CAN is dedicated to empowering Cape women through mentoring, information, education, networking and support.

Big Brother/Big Sister Cape Cod - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod & the Islands is a division of BBBS Mass Bay. We’ve come together to ensure that more children can gain a mentor when they want one. We’re here to make sure our children thrive. 

Community Action Center - 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.

Cape Cod Child Development - To provide world-class child and family focused programs that nurture each child's full potential. "Taking care of Cape Cod's children & families."

WIC - The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

Counseling Agencies

Therapists in Barnstable County

Gosnold on Cape Cod

Harwich Youth Counselor

Independence House (Domestic and Sexual Violence)

Child and Family Services

Health Care

Cape Cod Healthcare

Hope Health Services

Hope Hospice Massachusetts
765 Attucks Lane
Hyannis, MA 02601
(508) 957-0200

McCarthy Care Center
73 Service Road 
East Sandwich, MA 02537
(508) 957-0200

Hope Dementia & Alzheimer's Services
765 Attucks Lane
Hyannis, MA 02601
(508) 775-5656


Cape Cod Challenger Club - The mission of the Cape Cod Challenger Club is to enrich the quality of life for children and adults with physical and/or developmental disabilities by providing them with the opportunity to participate in a variety of athletic, recreational and social activities that are most often not available to them under typical circumstances. No charge to paticipate.