Created in 1986, combats homelessness and promotes individual home-ownership for people with low to moderate income for the Town of Falmouth, and its surrounding areas. The trust builds affordable, deed- restricted neighborhoods on town-owned land that blend into their surrounding areas.
508-548-0533 – Provides many services, free-of-charge, for residents of Falmouth, including: Mental health and substance abuse counseling with priority given to those who are uninsured or cannot afford their health insurance co-payment
Behavioral health consultation services for Falmouth High School students and their families, including free clinical behavioral health assessment and referral services
Consultation services for seniors, including clinical assessment and counseling services for elders and their families by appointment at the Falmouth Senior Center.
Who can apply for Financial Assistance?
Falmouth residents struggling to pay their basic needs (rent/mortgage, electric and heat bills) are likely to be eligible to receive financial assistance from the Falmouth Service Center.
Financial Assistance is an important facet of the work that the Falmouth Service Center does. Falmouth Service Center staff and volunteers work with eligible residents, over the phone, to determine if they qualify for financial assistance.
If you are not already a client of the Falmouth Service Center (FSC), we recommend that you learn more about our Food Pantry or stop by FSC to pick up food for your household.
HAC provides emergency shelter and homelessness prevention assistance for individuals and families throughout the Cape. Additionally, HAC offers a range of services to help individuals solve housing issues, including: education, training and counseling; energy rehabilitation for low-income and market-rate properties; finding affordable housing for seniors, families and individuals; and opportunities for individuals to become homeowners.
WE CAN (Women’s Empowerment through Cape Area Networking)
We CAN provides a range of practical services to help and support women on Cape Cod. Services include information and referrals to appropriate resources on the Cape; mentoring and guidance; free legal services, including one-to-one legal consultations and workshops on family law. Additionally, WE CAN helps women with transitions such as divorce, career change, job loss, illness, retirement, isolation and personal loss.
The Falmouth Housing Authority was established on August 16, 1948 under Article 98 of Chapter 121B of the General Laws governing the State of Massachusetts. Its jurisdiction is the Town of Falmouth that includes Woods Hole, East Falmouth, West Falmouth, North Falmouth and Waquoit.
FHA is committed to ensuring safe, decent and affordable housing by working cooperatively with community, state, federal and local officials. FHA always endeavors to make the best use of all available resources so our residents and participants can live in an atmosphere of dignity and respect, free from discrimination.
Our agency provides housing opportunities through the federal rental housing assistance (Housing Choice Vouchers – also known as Section 8 and DIAL Vouchers) and Massachusetts state housing programs. We also monitor 40b-approved affordable rental and home purchase properties.