Human Services Committee

Nine members, appointed by the Board of Selectmen, whose role is to advise the Board of Selectmen regarding human services related needs and funding.


  • 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • 3rd Wednesday of every month
  • Town Hall
    59 Town Hall Square
    Selectmen's Meeting Room
    Falmouth, MA 02540

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  • Barbara Sullivan, Co-chair
  • Anne Connolly
  • Florence Davidson
  • Stephen Gates
  • Jessica Lambert
  • Elaine Sinni
  • Tanya White, Co-chair
*Currently are two open positions on the committee.  Fill out Committee Application Form to apply for the Committee and submit to the Board of Selectmen's Office.

Falmouth Community Human Services Needs Funding
The Falmouth Human Services Committee has been working for more than a year to alter its process for the distribution of human services related funding.  In order to ensure that the town’s current needs and trends are being addressed in the most effective manner, the Human Services Committee has conducted a year-long strategic review of current human service related needs and identified 5 key areas of unmet needs in our community. Read Falmouth Community Human Services 2016 Needs Assessment full report.

FY17 Town Human Services Funding
The agencies/non-profit organizations that are currently receiving Human Services funds from the Town of Falmouth for FY 2017 (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017) are:

  • AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod & Islands $2,500
  • Salvation Army $1,000
  • Consumer Assistance Council $1,500
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod & Islands $1,500
  • Independence House $10,000
  • South Coastal Counties Legal Services $3,800
  • Cape Abilities $3,500
  • Housing Assistance Corp/Carriage House $5,000
  • Sight Loss Services $1,250
  • Falmouth Service Center $3,000
  • Substance Abuse Commission $8,000
  • Cape Cod Child Development $12,800
  • Gosnold, Inc. $16,200
  • Community Health Center $7,000
  • Falmouth Public Schools/Calmer Choice $5,000
  • Housing Assistance Corp/BTEO $9,000
  • Duffy Health Center/In From the Streets $1,000

FY2019 Town Funding

Request for Proposals to be announced in January 2018 for Mental Health $20,000 and Substance Abuse $20,000 for the FY2019 funding cycle.