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Cape Cod Women Support Resources
Alzheimer's Services of Cape Cod & the Islands Inc.: provides information, education and support for the people and their families on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket who have Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. 508-775-5656
The Cape & Islands Art & Alzheimer's Initiative
Sponsor, Alzheimer's Services of Cape Cod is bringing art and conversation into the lives of individuals living with memory impairment.
Contact Suzanne Faith (508 775 5656)
Cape Cod Art Association
Outdoor Fine Arts Gallery - exhibiting weekly
Cancer Care (800) 813-4673 offers financial assistance in the form of limited grants for certain treatment expenses.
Needy Meds NeedyMeds is non-profit that helps patients by referring them to patient assistance programs to help with medical costs.
Hope Lodge is a housing program supported by the American Cancer Society that provides free housing on a temporary basis for cancer patients undergoing treatment. A Hope Lodge has opened in Boston. (800)-277-2345
Road to Recovery is an American Cancer Society program which provides transportation to and from treatment for people who have cancer and do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves. Volunteer drivers donate their time and the use of their cars so that patients can receive the life-saving treatments they need.
The Mesothelioma is an up-to-date resource for all issues ranging from mesothelioma statistics to treatment options.
Subsidized Dental Care
Cape Cod Dentist’s Care, not for profit agency funded by the MA Dept of Public Health. Cape Cod dentists volunteer in this program to help lower to lower-middle income people who do not have dental insurance gain access to much-needed dental care at reduced fees.
For more information contact Cape Cod Dentist’s Care at The Community Coalition of Cape Cod
Cape Cod Center for Women
CCCW mission is to "assisst and support battered women and their children in leaving a violent environment and transitioning to independent living fully connected to a network of community support and with a lifelong safety plan."
(CCCW) 24/7 HOTLINE | (800) 745-SAFE
New Hope Inc.
SE and Central MASS. shelter for abuse and
"Through continuous evaluation and constant improvement, [New Hope's] staff and volunteers strive to fulfill [their] commitment to their mission of working to strengthen individuals and families by ending domestic and sexual violence."
HAWC (Help for Abused Women and their Children)
The purpose of HAWC is to create social change by taking action against personal and societal patterns of violence and oppression. HAWC provides services and support to victims of domestic violence residing in 23 cities and towns on Massachusetts' North Shore in order that they may make informed, independent decisions about their futures, and access alternatives to living in a violent situation. In Salem, MA: Provides three months of immediate, safe housing and permanent housing assistance (917) 744-855.
NELCWIT ( New England Learning Center for Women in Transition)
NELCWIT offers "counseling, safe homes, advocacy, and education to women and children who have survived domestic violence or sexual abuse, and prevention education for area schools, professionals, and other groups."
"Your friend, Your Neighbor, Your Sister, Your Child, Your Community . . . Our Responsibility"
Independence House, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization, established in 1979 to serve the needs of battered woman and their children. In 1981, Independence House added rape crisis services to its programs.
Outer Cape Committee Against Domestic Abuse
508-349-1173 (numerous links to shelters, social services and assistance)
"The Clothesline Project (CLP) is a program started on Cape Cod, MA, in 1990 to address the issue of violence against women. It is a vehicle for women affected by violence to express their emotions by decorating a shirt. They then hang the shirt on a clothesline to be viewed by others as testimony to the problem of violence against women." Email: ClotheslineProject@verizon.net
The causes and impact of financial hardship are far-reaching. Therefore, it is our mission to ease stress, reduce hunger, and improve the quality of life for our neighbors in need. An important goal of FSC is to increase self-sufficiency for clients by helping to build networks among clients and agencies and, of utmost importance, between neighbors.
All Cape Cod Food Pantries
Listings of food pantries on Cape Cod