Cape Cod & Islands Military Veterans
Organizations that may be able to assist with: needed home alterations due to injury or disability of Veterans, Necessary Home repairs, Home placement (shelter), assisted living and rent/mortgage assistance.
Barnstable County Department of Human Services
Creating a Healthy Connected Cape Cod
Connecting individuals, families and organizations to the health and human services information and services they need. Programs: Cape and Islands Regional Network on Homelessness, HOME affordable housing program, Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund for chronic disease prevention, Regional Substance Abuse Council, and the SHINE program for Medicare recipients and their caregivers. Key links: Emergency Hotlines, E-newsletter sign-up, Accessibility and Disability Resource Center.
Our Public Health and Wellness Website is a resource for those seeking information in health and human services. The site provides data and information about community services, laws, related news, and a local Service Directory that includes resources on aging, disability, mental health, substance use, housing, and basic needs. Our Behavioral Health Website focuses on behavioral/mental health information, and includes a local Service Directory, key health topics including medications, symptoms, and supports, and current legislation.
REGIONAL NETWORK ON HOMELESSNESS
The Cape and Islands Regional Network on Homelessness is a collaborative effort of state, county and local government, social service providers, housing agencies, faith-based organizations, the business community and individuals working together to prevent and end homelessness.
For more information, please contact the Network Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
Link to website: www.bchumanservices.net/regional-network-to-address-homelessness
Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office- Community Service
The purpose of the Community Service Program is to provide the Cape Cod Community with free inmate labor in support of worthwhile municipal and non-profit organization projects. For veterans in need we provide a variety of services including exterior painting, carpentry, landscaping, masonry, re-roofing, re-siding, demolition, moving services and the construction of handicap ramps. Veterans need a sponsoring organization to make the request on their behalf.
Our website is: www.bsheriff.net Click on “Community Relations” – then click on “Request a Community Service Work Crew”.
Cape Cod Veterans Inc.
Our mission: "To maintain a fraternal and patriotic organization that is a public charity dedicated to assisting members of the Armed Forces of the United States, Veterans and their families. Maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America and fidelity to its Constitution and laws."
We help provide home alterations and modifications for Veterans with injury or disability. We also can help with their property around their homes.
Cape and Islands Veterans Outreach, Housing and Homelessness Prevention Program?
The SSVF Program is a federally funded initiative to prevent and eventually eliminate veteran homelessness.
It provides temporary financial assistance in the form of both rental arrears to prevent homelessness as well as first month and security deposits to veterans who are already literally homeless. It can also assist temporarily with funding of certification and educational programs, fuel assistance, vehicle repair, and childcare if alleviation of these expenses can be shown to directly support housing stability.
Link to Our Website: http://capeandislandsvoc.org
Cape and Islands Veterans Outreach
Single Room Occupancy Program
The Cape and Islands Veterans Outreach Center’s SRO program provides 16 single rooms, in
two separate group houses, to single homeless veterans who qualify. There is a two year limit on the veterans’ stay in the SRO, the goal being that he or she is working toward financial independence and employment and housing stability during this temporary stop-gap to protect him or her from homelessness.
Link to Our Website: http://capeandislandsvoc.org
Century 21 Commonwealth / Century 21 Cobb - Affiliate
Century 21 Commonwealth provides real estate services to military members through the USAA and Navy Federal Credit Union Real Estate Programs in 20 offices with 450+ agents, servicing 200+ communities throughout Boston including the North and South Shore, MetroWest, in addition to Chatham and Centerville (through our affiliate office Century 21 Cobb). Century 21 Commonwealth is a Platinum Award winning broker in the Cartus Relocation Network. Our affiliation with Cartus Relocation gives us the ability to offer our military customers the highest level of service when conducting real estate transactions locally, throughout the United States, and Worldwide through the USAA and Navy Federal Real Estate Affinity Programs. Specifically, we provide real estate services to military members* through the USAA Real Estate Rewards Network and Navy Federal Credit Union’s Realty Plus Program. Members of these programs have access to a specialized network of top producing, background checked real estate agents who attend specialized training catered to military homebuyers and sellers. In appreciation of military members, these programs provide cash back rewards to members who buy or sell with program affiliated agents.
*Active, retired and honorably separated officers and enlisted personnel of the U.S. military. Officer candidates in commissioning programs (Academy, ROTC, OCS/OTS). Spouses and also adult children whose eligible parents have or had a USAA/ Navy Fed auto or property insurance product.
Duffy Health Center
Our mission is to improve the quality of life for persons who are homeless or at risk of homelessness on Cape Cod through community collaborations and the provision of integrated medical, mental health, addiction treatment, case management and housing support services.
FALMOUTH HUMAN SERVICES
- Free mental health and substance abuse counseling by licensed, professional staff to any Falmouth resident who has no health insurance, is unable to afford their deductible and co-pays, or for any other reason may be unable to access mental health care in the private sector.?
- Centralized information (in person or via web site) about human services and resources in the Falmouth or Cape Cod area
- Consultation, outreach and/or advocacy services to Falmouth residents and organizations in the Falmouth community
- Promotes collaboration among town departments, human service agencies and community and regional organizations to enhance and expand services to residents.
- Provides a clinical internship to a master’s level graduate student from an accredited social work school.
Harwich Ecumenical Council for the Homeless (HECH)
Owner/manager of affordable rental units in the Towns of Dennis, Harwich and Yarmouth.
Administers rental assistance programs for residents of the Town of Eastham
Provides town-funded housing rehabilitation programs for emergency home repairs for income qualifying home owners in Brewster, Chatham, Orleans and Yarmouth;
Manages the Libby Arnold Stevens Resident Stabilization Fund providing emergency assistance to year-round residents
Actively helps families’ access resources and assistance from a variety of available sources.
Heroes in Transition (H.I.T)
Heroes in Transition (H.I.T), provides funding for veterans and military familiesin need of home modifications to accommodate service related disabilities. Funding is also provided for one time mortgage payments, rent, fuel assistance etc through the Housing Assistance Corporation of Cape Cod (HAC) and St. Vincent De Paul Society in Mashpee and Sandwich.
Providence VA Medical Center, Rhode Island
The program provides chronically homeless veterans with subsidized, independent housing.
South Coastal Counties Legal Services, Inc.
South Coastal Counties Legal Services with its subsidiary, the Justice Center of Southeast, Massachusetts is the principal provider of free, non-criminal civil legal assistance to financially eligible low income Veterans and their family members living in Southeast, Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands.
SCCLS ensures vulnerable veterans and their families get the legal services they require to acces the judicial system and overcome legal barriers to personal safety, financial security, educational attainment, individual rights, and adequate food and shelter.
Today Real Estate
Guiding veteran buyers through the many faceted process of purchasing a home and securing a VA mortgage.
VET CENTER PROGRAM – Hyannis
We welcome home war Veterans with honor by providing quality readjustment counseling in a caring manner. We provide a broad range of counseling, outreach, and referral services to eligible Veterans and their family members. We can help link you to VA housing programs and case managers, as well as refer you to local agencies for assistance with housing.
All services are free and confidential to eligible Veterans.
Additionally, individual and group counseling for trauma, readjustment, substance abuse, sexual trauma, employment, marital and family issues, and bereavement are offered.
474 West Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
Phone: 508-778-0124 Or 877-927-8387
Veterans Inc. is New England’s leading provider of support services to veterans and their families. Veterans Inc. provides assistance accessing permanent housing, case management services, employment services, job training, family support programs, benefits counseling and advocacy, and temporary financial assistance to veterans and their families at offices in New Bedford and at partner locations across the state.
To apply for services, visit www.veteransinc.org or call 800-482-2565 24 hours a day.