Family Resources for Cape Cod Families
Support Resources for Families in Crisis
Cape Cod Family Resource Center
The Cape Cod Family Resource Center is one of eighteen such centers spread across Massachusetts. As part of this statewide network, we offer evidence-based parent education programs, parent support groups, early childhood services, information and referral resources and education for families from every community on Cape Cod, regardless of insurance or income. Website: https://www.frcma.org/about
Supporting family success in every community by empowering people, enhancing their strengths, and creating solutions through partnerships to achieve hope, positive change and meaningful lives. Because our focus has always been on Family, our programs and services target a spectrum of emotional, developmental and behavioral problems for children, adolescents, adults, couples and seniors. With over 20 programs, our portfolio of services encompasses community and home-based services, as well as outpatient clinics providing individual and family therapy. Website: www.familycontinuity.org
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity is planning to build nine new houses in the Lower and Upper Cape. Click here for more information.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
SNAP is the program formerly known as food stamps. It is a federal nutrition program that helps you stretch your food budget and buy healthy food. Website: www.gettingsnap.org
Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
WIC is a free nutrition program that provides healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to healthcare and other services to Massachusetts families who qualify. WIC stands for Women, Infants and Children.
WIC’s goal is to keep pregnant and breastfeeding women and kids under 5 healthy. To apply for WIC, call 1-800-WIC-1007 or contact a WIC Program in your community. Click to see a list of WIC Offices on Cape Cod
If families have questions regarding P-EBT resources, please see the following resources. Summer 2023 benefits will be issued on July 25th.
With the Public Health Emergency ending on May 11th, this will be the final rounds of P-EBT benefits. Remember, many families that qualify for P-EBT also qualify for SNAP.