Human Services

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Human Services Department


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**PLEASE NOTE: The Town of Mashpee Human Services Department is open and operating Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm.

Please call 508-539-1411 to make an appointment.

Mental Health:
*Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: Text or Call 988    24 hours a day/7days a week
*Samaritans of Cape Cod & the Islands Crisis Line:508-548-8900
*Bay Cove Services for Mental Health Crisis:1-833-229-2683

*Safelink: Statewide Domestic Violence Support-24/7 helpline:877-785-2020

Substance Use Hotline:1-800-327-5050,HELPLINE-ONLINE.COM

Alcoholics Anonymous: 

Food Resources:
*St. Vincent De Paul at Christ the King Church-Wed.9:30 to noon/drive up
*Falmouth Service Center: http;// or 508-548-2794
*DTA -Snap Benefits-877-382-2363
*Project Bread Foodsource Hotline:1-800-645-8333
*Elder Services Meals on Wheels:800-244-4630/508-394-4630
Housing Resources:
*Mashpee Housing Aurthority-508-477-6202
*Housing Assistance Corporation:If you are facing a housing crisis pls call 508-771-5400,
*Unemplyment Benefits:508-771-5627
Business Support:
*Mashpee Chamber of Commerce:508-477-0792
*Mass. Health Enrollment:508-771-1727
Senior Services:
*Mashpee Council on Aging:508-539-1440
*AlzheimersFamily Support-508-896-5170,
*Nursing Home Family Resources Hotline:617-660-5399


COVID19 Help

Hotline Numbers-24 hrs a day 7 days a week:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline-24 hours/7 days a week-1-800-273-8255

The Samaritans-1-800-893-9900
Child-At-Risk Hotline:1-800-792-5200
Elder Abuse Hotline:1-800-922-2275, Press 4
Disabled Persons Protection Hotline-1-800-426-9009
Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Hotlines:877-785-2020
Independence House Hotline-800-439-6507
Parental Stress Hotline-800-632-8188
Substance Abuse Helpline-1-800-327-5050
Veterans Crisis Line-800-273-8255, Press 1



The mission of the Human Services Department is to connect Mashpee residents with resources and solutions during times of need with the goal of building a strong and integrated community.  In support of its mission, Mashpee Human Services plays an active role in regional groups and coalitions, including:

  • Barnstable County Health & Human Services Advisory Council
  • Barnstable County Regional Substance Abuse Council
  • Barnstable County Human Rights Commission
The Department Mission is To Serve Mashpee Residents Through:
  • Information and Referral
  • Clinical Services to Individual and Families
  • Consultation and Outreach Services
  • Case Management
  • Advocacy
  • Substance Use Referral to Treatment
  • Financial Needs and Programs
  • Collaboration with Town Departments
  • Fuel Assistance
  • Community Development

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Gail Wilson, M.ED, LMHC Director

Lynne Barbee

Chair, Member at Large

Heidi McLaughlin

Council on Aging Director

Christine Willander

Board of Health Representative

Mary Bradbury

Recreation Department Director

Karen Yetra

Member at Large


Member at Large

Carol A. Sherman

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