Services for Low-income Individuals & Families
We provide resources and skills to individuals and families in the region to attain and retain independence and self-sufficiency through personal growth, family stabilization, life skills and employment readiness.
Child Care Network
Need affordable child care? Child Care Providers- Need to find trainings?
Get the information you need to see if you qualify for a subsidy to help pay for your child care. Information and referrals for those seeking child care. Support provided to child care providers.
Access to Health Insurance and Care
Need affordable health or dental insurance? Have questions about your Health Connector or MassHealth plans?
We will help you apply and shop for the right plan for you. We will help you understand your plans, submit required documentation, connect you to primary care providers, and answer any questions you may have.
Immigration Resource Center
Looking for free legal counsel and assistance?
An attorney and trained staff will assist you with applications and petitions to the U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
SNAP Application Assistance
Need to have additional money for your monthly food budget? Need to be able to add more fresh foods to your dinner table?
Ask us about SNAP benefits and see if you qualify. We will assist you to apply and use the tools and programs available for those who qualify. Information provided on local resources available.
Free Income Tax Preparation
Need help filing your federal and state income tax forms?
During tax season, we have certified tax preparers available to help you file your annual taxes. Appointments are available beginning in February – sign up begins in January – call early, we fill up fast!
Seasonal Assistance Services
Are you looking for support during the Holidays? Want to donate or help out?
We offer a Thanksgiving program, “Turkeys for Cape Codders” and, in December for families with teens, “Make a Teen Happy”, and “Toys for Tots” for children living in the Town of Barnstable. Volunteers and donations make these programs happen.
Safe Harbor Shelter Services
Are you a family who needs emergency shelter?
Safe Harbor is for women and their children who are homeless and have experienced domestic violence. Specialized Services are provided. There are Massachusetts Emergency Assistance eligibility requirements for this program.