Falmouth and the surrounding communities—on and off Cape—are rich in resources for seniors, including social, cultural, volunteer opportunities, and health and well-being. Also, we are fortunate to live close to Boston with its world-class medical facilities, culinary delights, and cultural activities.
Community Resource Directory
Falmouth Human Services maintains a comprehensive community resource directory that provides information about a wide range of community-based services and programs in Falmouth and the surrounding areas. Access the Directory
Services for Seniors
Falmouth Senior Center
The Falmouth Council on Aging functions as a human service organization for all residents of Falmouth who are at least 60 years old. The Council, a Town of Falmouth agency, provides assistance, information on available resources, health services, referrals to other community organizations, education and recreation programs and activities. There is a special emphasis in promoting Healthy Aging and Enhancing Quality of Life for Seniors. The new Senior Center is located at 780 Main Street in Falmouth. Tel: 508-540-0196
Website: Falmouth Senior Center
Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands
Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands is a private, not-for-profit community-based organization dedicated to serving older adults in Barnstable, Dukes, and Nantucket counties. Some of the programs offered by Elder Services include: in-home services for frail seniors, nutrition services and meal delivery, long-term care screening, options counseling, family caregiver support, protective services for abused or neglected seniors, and money management programs, among others. Tel: 508-394-4630 or 1-800-244-4630
Elder Abuse Hotline (24 hours a day / 7days a week): 800-922-2275
Website: Elder Services of Cape Cod
Mental Health Services
Falmouth Human Services
A town agency, the licensed, professional staff of Falmouth Human Services provide a broad range of counseling, outreach, advocacy, information and referral services for individual, couples, family and groups. All services are free of charge, confidential and available to all Falmouth residents. The agency is located at 65A Town Hall Square in Falmouth. Tel: 508-548-0533
Website: Falmouth Human Services
Gosnold on Cape Cod
Gosnold is a nationally accredited non-profit organization that provides prevention, treatment and recovery of mental health and substance use disorders. Gosnold offers a full continuum of care for drug and alcohol addiction and substance use disorder offering a wide range of treatment options.
Gosnold Treatment Center 200 Ter Heun Drive, Falmouth
For immediate help call 800-444-1554 For general inquiries call 508-540-6550
Health Care Services
Community Health Center of Cape Cod
The Community Health Center with primary care offices in Mashpee, Falmouth, and Bourne, functions like any doctor’s office, offering services such as office visits, checkups, screenings and management for chronic conditions. Also, the organization offers telemedicine, dental, vision and behavioral health, family planning, an onsite pharmacy and an optical shop. The health center is a non-profit organization that cares for all patients, regardless of ability to pay. See website for providers and office locations. To make an appointment or for general information about the Health Center
Website: Community Health Center
Cape Cod Healthcare
Cape Cod Healthcare is the primary provider of healthcare services for residents and visitors of Cape Cod. With more than 450 physicians, 5,300 employees and 1,100 volunteers, Cape Cod Healthcare has two acute care hospitals, homecare and hospice services, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility (JML Care Center), an assisted living facility (Heritage at Falmouth), the Cape’s only local laboratory service and numerous health programs.
Community Service Organizations
Falmouth Service Center
This multi-service agency offers a wide range of services for residents of the Upper Cape. A major component of the program is an extensive food pantry that residents/clients may visit once every two weeks as needed. In addition, financial assistance, in conjunction with budget management workshops, is available to clients who need housing assistance and/or help paying utilities. The Service Center is located at 611 Gifford Street in Falmouth.
Website: Falmouth Service Center