December 8 meeting with Detective Chris Kent

Join us for our December 8 CNOCC meeting with our speaker Detective Chris Kent from the Yarmouth Police Department who will update us on current drug trends affecting the Cape Cod community. Sharing his experiences, warning signs of drug use, and more importantly, ways to combat the drug problem on Cape Cod, Chris helps community members and providers alike become more aware and educated on drug use. Detective Chris Kent is a 24 year veteran of police work and has been with the Yarmouth Police Department since 1993. He is currently assigned to the Detective Division and primarily investigates drug Continue reading

Lights on Afterschool Child & Family Fair

The Community Network of Cape Cod is being honored at this year’s Lights on Afterschool Child & Family Fair co-hosted by Kerry Bickford, from the Barnstable County Extension 4-H Youth Development Program & Ruth Provost Thursday, October 22 from 4:30-6 at the Boys & Girls Club of Cape Cod. We invite members old and new to help honor the work of the Community Network of Cape Cod formerly the Barnstable County Council for Children Youth and Families. I hope we see you on Thursday afternoon at the Boys and Girls Club.

“Celebrating Our Parents”

October 29, 5:30-9 p.m.: “Celebrating Our Parents” at the Coonamessett Inn, 311 Gifford St., Falmouth with Jeanine Fitzgerald, author, behavior specialist, and master trainer. Is there humor in parenting? You bet there is! Join Jeanine for a delicious dinner, some grownup conversation, and all the parenting tips she can fit into the evening. FEE: $20 includes dinner, Jeanine’s presentation, and a parenting info bag stuffed with local resources. Limited seating. Must pre-register. Sponsored by the Coalition for Children, the Falmouth Public Schools, the Falmouth Service Center, and the Community Network of Cape Cod. Information or registration: Tina at 508-548-0151 ext. Continue reading

The Cape & Islands Partnership for Non-Profit Advancement Survey

The Cape & Islands Partnership for Non-Profit Advancement – survey of needs being done now to help with training for local orgs. On Cape Cod foundation website. Click here for the survey. More information can be found here on the Cape Cod Foundation’s website.  

Community Network of Cape Cod has a new meeting time and location

After surveying our membership, the steering committee has changed the time of our second Tuesday meetings to 12:00 – 1:30 PM. We hope that this change will make it easier for members to attend. Please bring your lunch and join us for networking and presentations on topics of concern. We are also moving our meetings to the joint conference room of JRI and the Family Resource Center on 29 Bassett Lane, Hyannis. There is plenty of parking. Our first meeting on October 13  — Community Collaboration–developing collaborative networks. Who do you collaborate with? with Barbara Milligan, Executive Director of Cape & Islands United Way and Dara Bryan, Program Continue reading

Updates on New and Existing Family and Youth Resources and Activities

Community Network Meeting – Tuesday, May 12, 2015 3:00 – 4:30 pm (Networking from 4:30 – 5:00) MSPCC, 206 Breed’s Hill Road, Hyannis MA We have invited: Paul Melville, to share information about the newly forming Family Resource Centers Steven Wolfe-to highlight a new initiative for youth on the Cape with the Town of Barnstable — YMCA Achievers Program Kara Donovan-to inform us about the Cape & Islands Workforce Investment Board Youth Council activities Kerry Bickford to present on current 4-H and Military Family Support Programs We also ask you to bring information or requests about summer programs/activities, summer camp Continue reading

QPR Training at the April 14 Community Network Meeting

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — three simple steps that anyone can learn to help prevent suicide. Please join us for suicide prevention training led by Jean Calvert Jean Calvert is the Cape and Islands Mobile Crisis Intervention Manager When: Tuesday, April 14 from 3 to 4:30 pm Where: MSPCC Office, 206 Breeds Hill Rd, Hyannis  

Community Network Meeting – Tuesday, March 10, 2015

3:00 – 5:00 pm (Networking 4:30 – 5:00) MSPCC, 206 Breed’s H
ill Road, Hyannis MA This month’s topic is: Youth Development- Programs and  Services for Transition Age Youth 15-24 Years. We have invited: Siobhan Henshaw, Plain Talk Tresa Salters, Parent Information Network Julianne Dillon, Kennedy Donovan Center Steven Wolfe, YMCA Cape Cod Kerry Bickford, Barnstable County 4-H Youth Development and Military Family Support Cape Cod maybe a few more