> Help & Support for Seniors
Resources for Senior Americans
1 (800) 677-1116
The Eldercare Locator, from the Administration on Aging, U.S.
Dept. of Health and Human Services, is a nationwide service to
help older persons and their caregivers locate local support resources.
The link accesses a wide range of info and services.
Cape Cod and the Islands Councils on Aging
Features links to town resources and other agencies offering
assistance for seniors
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
A non-profit association providing information, education, networking
and assistance on legal services for the elderly and people with
> Government & Related Assistance
1 (800) 841-2900
Insurance and services
Barnstable County Human Services
508 (375) 6628
A searchable database of health and human services including
Barnstable County Town Hall
367 Main Street . Hyannis, MA
A broad scope of information; town directories, property values,
maps, tax info, calendar and more.
Serve New England: Food Co-operative
(508) 436-7663 • 1 (888) 742-7363
Serve New England is a program designed to promote volunteer
service by offering deep discounts on quality grocery, meat, and
vegetable items to community-minded individuals willing to volunteer
2 hours of their time each month to a worthy cause. No income
or other qualification required.
Better Business Bureau
Alerts, warnings and advisories about business and charities.
Massachusetts Attorney General's Office
For information, hotlines and referrals on a variety of legal
and fairness issues.
Health Information & Research
• National Institutes of Health: www.nlm.nih.gov
• Personal Response and Support Services: www.lifelinesys.co
A site that provides information for prevention and guidance.
Cape Cod Score
Hyannis, MA 02601
Counselors to America's Small Business; free assistance and counsel.
Cape Cod Village Green
A directory of community organizations and calendar of community
Cape Light Compact
Information on electricity rates & energy savings, including
free energy audit.
Consumer Assistance Council, Inc.
149 Main Street • Hyannis, MA 02601
Non-profit agency works to educate consumers and merchants on
consumer issues and to resolve consumer complaints; features information,
resources and updates.
Government Agencies/Congressional Representatives
Want to contact your representatives in Congress or send a letter
to the President or any of the national government agencies? The
information is provided at a legislative action site from Capitol
Advantage. (Don’t contact them for government or press information.)
The Library of Congress offers a service, called THOMAS, which
posts current legislative information on the Internet.
Nonprofit Database Reference
Delivers clear information on non-profits; their missions, programs
Government services and consumer publications.
Recalls: Auto & Product
Information and links to federal agencies with statutory authority
to issue recalls.
Cape Cod Council of Churches
355 Main St • Dennis Port, MA 02639
Call for directory of Thrift Shops and consignment stores Cape-wide.