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> Help & Support for Seniors

Resources for Senior Americans
1 (800) 677-1116
www.eldercare.gov/eldercare/Public/resources/helpful.asp

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
www.capeandislandscoas.org

Features links to town resources and other agencies offering assistance for seniors

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
www.naela.com

A non-profit association providing information, education, networking and assistance on legal services for the elderly and people with special needs.

> Government & Related Assistance

Mass Health
1 (800) 841-2900
www.mass.gov/masshealth

Insurance and services

Barnstable County Human Services
508 (375) 6628
www.bchumanservices.net/help

A searchable database of health and human services including emergency hotlines:

Barnstable County Town Hall
367 Main Street . Hyannis, MA
(508) 862-4000
www.town.barnstable.ma.us

A broad scope of information; town directories, property values, maps, tax info, calendar and more.

> Miscellaneous

Serve New England: Food Co-operative
(508) 436-7663 • 1 (888) 742-7363
www.servenewengland.org

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
www.bosbbb.org/

Alerts, warnings and advisories about business and charities.

Massachusetts Attorney General's Office 
www.ago.state.ma.us

For information, hotlines and referrals on a variety of legal and fairness issues.

Health Information & Research
www.drkoop.com
www.webmd.com
www.wholehealthmd.com
www.hospiceweb.com
• National Institutes of Health: www.nlm.nih.gov
• Personal Response and Support Services: www.lifelinesys.co

Identity Theft
www.consumer.gov/idtheft

A site that provides information for prevention and guidance.

Cape Cod Score
Hyannis, MA 02601
(508) 775-4884

Counselors to America's Small Business; free assistance and counsel.

Cape Cod Village Green
www.capecodvillagegreen.com

A directory of community organizations and calendar of community events.

Cape Light Compact
www.capelightcompactenergysave.com

Information on electricity rates & energy savings, including free energy audit.

Consumer Assistance Council, Inc.
149 Main Street • Hyannis, MA 02601
(508) 771-0700
www.consumercouncil.com

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
www.capwiz.com/aacap/dbq/officials

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.)

Legislative Updates
www.thomas.loc.gov/home

The Library of Congress offers a service, called THOMAS, which posts current legislative information on the Internet.

Nonprofit Database Reference
www.Guidestar.org

Delivers clear information on non-profits; their missions, programs and performance.

Publications
www.pueblo.gsa.gov

Government services and consumer publications.

Recalls: Auto & Product
www.recalls.gov

Information and links to federal agencies with statutory authority to issue recalls.

Cape Cod Council of Churches
355 Main St • Dennis Port, MA 02639
(508) 394-6361

Call for directory of Thrift Shops and consignment stores Cape-wide.

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