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Coming Soon: FREE Immigration Legal Services and Citizenship Courses in Falmouth

By on December 2, 2016 in Articles with 0 Comments
Coming Soon: FREE Immigration Legal Services and Citizenship Courses in Falmouth

Starting in January 2017 our new CACCI office in downtown Falmouth will be offering free immigration services weekly. CITIZENSHIP assisting low income DOCUMENTED immigrants to obtain citizenship by providing free citizenship classes, assisting in preparing for the citizenship exams and in filling out naturalization application forms. ASSISTANCE and COUNSEL for all immigration related questions. We […]

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Coffee House Connections

By on December 2, 2016 in Reoccurring Events with 0 Comments
Coffee House Connections

Falmouth Human Services along with First Congregational Church on Village Green and Vinfen are sponsoring a Coffee House on the 2nd & 4th Fridays of each month (beginning 12/9) from 10am to 11:30am.  Visit First Congregational Church on Village Green, 68 Main Street, Parish Room for free coffee and pastries.  Mark Abbott, LICSW from Falmouth […]

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FREE 6-week Parenting Course for parents of Preteens & Teens

By on December 2, 2016 in Events with 0 Comments
FREE 6-week Parenting Course for parents of Preteens & Teens

Sign up today!  FREE 6-week Parenting Course for parents of Preteens & Teens.  Tuesdays from 5-7pm (December 13th, 20th, January 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th) at Morse Pond School, 323 Jones Road, Falmouth. The purpose of Active Parenting of Preteens & Teens is to: Provide training and support for families experiencing the dynamic changes of teenage […]

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December Weekly Local Programs and Groups

By on December 1, 2016 in Events with 0 Comments
December 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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FREE Annual Falmouth Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner

By on November 1, 2016 in Events with 0 Comments
FREE Annual Falmouth Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner

Join your friends and neighbors at the FREE Annual Falmouth Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner.  Thursday, November 24, 2016 from 12 pm to 4 pm at the John Wesley Methodist Church, 270 Gifford Street, Falmouth.  Everyone is welcome!  Note the new location at John Wesley Church this year!  If able, please bring a donation of a […]

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Social Security Administration Falmouth Office Reopens

By on October 27, 2016 in Articles with 0 Comments
Social Security Administration Falmouth Office Reopens

The newly renovated Falmouth Social Security Administration office at 48 Research Road in Falmouth has reopened.  Office hours are Monday, Thuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and Wednesday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Customers can conveniently conduct most of their business with us by calling our toll-free number, (800) 772-1213 or visiting […]

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Falmouth Veterans’ Day Ceremony

By on October 27, 2016 in Events with 0 Comments
Falmouth Veterans’ Day Ceremony

Please join us in honoring all the brave women and men who have served our country!  Friday, November 11, 2016 at 11:00 am at Falmouth Library Lawn, 300 Main Street, Falmouth.

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The Human & Financial Costs of Substance Use in Barnstable County

By on October 12, 2016 in Substance Abuse Related Reports with 0 Comments
The Human & Financial Costs of Substance Use in Barnstable County

Substance use disorder statistics in Barnstable County are comparable to those of Massachusetts, but there are high financial and social costs that we can work together to reduce.  The Human & Financial Costs of Substance Use in Barnstable County is based on a report by the Barnstable  County Regional Substance Abuse Council, March 2015. To […]

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Where We Stand: Addiction on Cape Cod

By on October 12, 2016 in Substance Abuse Related Articles with 0 Comments
Where We Stand: Addiction on Cape Cod

Where We Stand – Addiction on Cape Cod is an information/resource document that talks about the work our community has been doing to address substance use issues on Cape Cod, some basic facts about addiction, and links to local resources. Please share this resource with others who may find it helpful and informative?  If you […]

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The Words We Use Matter: Reducing Stigma through Language

By on October 12, 2016 in Substance Abuse Related Articles with 0 Comments
The Words We Use Matter: Reducing Stigma through Language

The stigma of addiction.  People who struggle with addiction face a wide range of stigmas.  A stigma is a mark of disgrace that sets a person or a group apart.  When people are labeled primarily because of their addiction, they are being negatively stereotyped. Biased, hurtful words, attitudes and behavior represent prejudices against peo;e with […]

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