The Little Things Add up
August 20, 2021
As families prepare for the fall and back to school, the to-do list begins to add up faster than items can be checked off. And for those with children, the cost of those to do lists can really add up. Fortunately, we live in communities across Cape Cod & the Islands which can provide some support with a variety of needs. Whether it is backpacks and school supplies, coats, food, rental assistance, or more we live in a community which cares. Each of the following organizations are just some offering support for families in need across Cape Cod and the Islands, feel free to reach out to learn more.
Cape Cod Family Resource Center, Hyannis Back to school supplies and back packs, coats, access to other supportive services. Greater Cape Cod area.
Family Resource Center, Nantucket Back to school supplies and back packs, coats, access to other supportive services. All of Nantucket
Island Wide Youth Collaborative, Martha’s Vineyard Back to school supplies and back packs, coats, access to other supportive services. All of Martha’s Vineyard
A Baby Center, Hyannis, Nantucket Providing clothing, formula, diapers, toys or other needs for children 0-5. Support for greater Cape Cod and Nantucket.
Cape Cod Children’s Place, Eastham (lower and outer Cape) Providing numerous supports and services for children 0+: childcare, early learning, clothing, shoes, back to school supplies, books, and more. Services provided to the lower and Outer Cape, and some services beyond those areas Cape wide.
Homeless Prevention Council, Orleans Back to school supplies and back packs, food access, housing support and outreach support and more. Services to the lower Cape and beyond.
Housing Assistance Corporation, Yarmouth Housing support and assistance.
Family Pantry of Cape Cod, Harwich Food resources for families and pets in need of healthy food options across the lower cape. Also providing some support for school supplies and clothing.
Falmouth Service Center, Falmouth Providing food, clothing, financial assistance, and pet food to community members and homebound individuals in the greater Falmouth area.
Cape Cod Brite Lights, Inc, Yarmouth Providing confidential food support, backpacks and school supplies to families of Yarmouth.