The Youth Service Guide is a reference guide to educational, recreational, health, mental health, housing resources for youth on Cape Cod and the Islands. This resource is in the process of being updated but the information it contains is still relevant. If you know of new resources or changes in information this guide contains please email me the information.
The following three regional resource guides are created by the Cape Cod Child Development, The Coalition for Children, and Cape Cod Children’s Place. They contain information about the services for families within their Cape Cod region.
Mental Health Resources
This guide is intended for young adults who need assistance in navigating these areas so that they may achieve their goals of recovery and become successful, independent adults who live and thrive in the community.
Housing and Homelessness
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Department of Mental Health Cape & Islands Crisis Hotline: 1-800-322-1356
Independence House: a community-based resource providing free and confidential services for survivors of sexual and domestic violence. http://indhouse.net
Family Planning of Hyannis: providing confidential, affordable and accessible reproductive health services to individuals of all ages.