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  • Family and Student Support Services  

    Below is a list of local support services for families and students that you may find helpful. 
    If you have questions, please contact the Guidance Department at 508-255-1510. 




     The S.P.A.C.E.   THE S.P.A.C.E 
    708 Route 134
    South Dennis, MA 02660

    The S.P.A.C.E. is a nonprofit studio created by mental and behavioral health workers, writers, yoga teachers, parents, musicians and artists to support the community in building Sustainable Practices of Awareness, Care and Expression. 


    FamilyResourceCenter   Family Resource Center
    29 Bassett Lane
    Hyannis, MA 02601

    The Cape Cod Family Resource Center offers 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.
     Homeless Prevention Council  
    14 Old Tote Road
    Orleans, MA 02653

    The Homeless Prevention Council is available for students and families as a resource to support housing needs and other issues that are affecting financial stability. Case Managers can meet with families at the High School, in their community or home, or at the HPC office in Orleans. HPC also holds community outreach hours in Provincetown, Eastham, and Harwich.

    To connect with the Homeless Prevention Council, please visit or
    call 508-255-9667.
    You can also contact Robin Eitelbach, Adjustment Counselor at 508-255-5248 or if you have any questions or would like to access the council. 




    RecoveryBUILD Alternative Peer Group at the Duffy Center
    94 Main Street
    Hyannis, MA 02601
    (774) 487-5227

    The Duffy Health Center Alternative Peer Group is a place where teens come together with their peers to build the tools, skills, and relationships to deal with substance use challenges. 


    Addressing Substance Use on Cape Cod

    Barnstable County Department of Human Services
    3195 Main Street
    P.O. Box 427
    Barnstable, Massachusetts  02630

    Phone: 508-375-6628
    Fax: 508-362-0290
    TTY: 508-362-5885
    Website: Barnstable County Department of Human Services

    When it comes to substance use, choice matters - our choices as individuals and our choices as a society. Whether it be a young person standing at a party being offered alcohol for the first time, or a person in active addiction deciding now is the time to take steps toward recovery, their choices will impact their lives and the lives of those around them.

    The Cape Cod community is united in its choice to address the substance use issue. Coming together to guide our children, promote self-empowerment and support our neighbors in their journey from addiction to recovery is the path we have chosen.

    We are united in our efforts to empower each citizen to believe that “My Choice Matters."

    Gandara Center  

    Hyannis Pier Recovery Support Center - Gandara Center
    209 Main Street
    Hyannis, MA 02601
    508-827-6150 - Brian Roberts

    Recovery Support Centers welcome all people in recovery from substance use and those affected by substance use. Services are free and provide peer-to-peer supports including peer facilitated support; relapse prevention and tobacco cessation support groups; social events; access to computers for job readiness/job search activities; and advocacy and recovery coaching.


    Al-Anon/Alateen of Cape Cod
    Pause A While
    26 Giddiah Rd.
    Orleans, MA, 02653, USA
    Friday 7:00 PM

    Alateen (age range 13-17) is a fellowship of young Al-Anon members, usually teenagers, whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. Young people come together to share experience, strength and hope with each other. 




    Walden Behavioral Care
    310 Barnstable Rd. Unit 204
    Hyannis, MA 02601

    The Hyannis clinic is the only dedicated eating disorder treatment center on the Cape and Islands treating teens and adults of all genders and their families.  The focal point of the teen treatment program is designed to reduce disordered eating behaviors, restore weight and resume proper adolescent development.



    Suicide Prevention Crisis Text Line: 
         Text HOME to 741-741
    Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    Domestic Violence/
    Sexual Assault
    Text: LOVEIS to 22522
    National Domestic Violence Hotline
    Rape Crisis Hotline
    Abuse/Neglect MA Child at Risk Hotline
    Alcohol and Drug Text RecoveryNow
    Alcohol and Drug Helpline
    Substance Abuse Helpline
     Mental Health

    Bay Cove
    NAMI Helpline
    National Grief Hotline

     Parenting Crisis Parental Stress Hotline
    National Parent Helpline


Last Modified on February 10, 2020