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About the BHA
Bourne Housing Authority Community Building

Community Links

The Bourne Housing Authority works with many local organizations that provide valued services to our residents. Here are links to a few organizations that we work with to make our community a better place. Some of these links go to other websites, over whose content we have no control.

The Bridge to Human Services Guide compiled by the Human Services Committee of the town of Bourne provides a comprehensive listing of services and resources available to residents of Bourne. The guide is available at the Bourne Housing Authority office, the Council On Aging, Bourne Library and several other service agencies in Bourne.

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Cape Cod

684 Main Street, Suite 4
Hyannis, MA 02601

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The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod and the Islands is to partner with under-resourced
families to provide their children with transformational, one-to-one professionally-supported relationships with caring adult mentors, so that their children will thrive.

Bourne Council on Aging

239 Main Street
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532

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The Bourne Council on Aging provides comprehensive services for seniors ages 60+, their families, caregivers, and the community. Their services include the Bridging the Years Supportive Day Program, Community Café meals program, transportation program, referral program for food stamps, fuel assistance, housing, transportation and other support programs.

Bourne Human Services

Bourne Town Hall
24 Perry Avenue
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532-3441

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The Department of Human Services works in conjunction with the Bourne Council on Aging. The DHS provides a comprehensive program of activities designed to satisfy the physical, social, economic, recreational and psychological needs of the citizens of Bourne.

Bridging The Years Adult Supportive Day Program

239 Main Street
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532

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Services for Bourne residents includes transportation, breakfast, lunch, snacks and programming/activities. Participants may include isolated, frail elders who benefit from social, physical and cognitive stimulation. Participants are capable of performing activities of daily living with limited aid.

Cape Abilities

895 Mary Dunn Road ‎
Hyannis, MA 02601

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The mission of Cape Abilities is to serve individuals with disabilities on Cape Cod by educating, counseling and providing residential, therapeutic, social and employment supports that empower them to achieve meaningful and valued roles in the community.

Elder Services of Cape Cod & the Islands

68 Route 134
South Dennis, MA 02660

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Elder Services provides a variety of programs and services to assist seniors, their families, and other members of the community. Our goal is to help elders maintain their well-being and independence and to assist caregivers seeking information and support. Services include home care, senior nutrition program, long term care screening, options counseling, protective services, and other service referrals.

HUD Regional Office – Boston

Thomas P. O’Neill, Jr. Federal Building
10 Causeway Street, 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02222-1092
Phone: (617) 994-8200

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The role of the Office of Public and Indian Housing is to ensure safe, decent, and affordable housing; create opportunities for residents’ self-sufficiency and economic independence; and assure fiscal integrity by all program participants.  For questions about HUD rental programs, including Housing Choice (Section 8) Vouchers, email the Public and Indian Housing Information Resource Center or call (800) 955-2232.

MA Department of Housing & Community Development

100 Cambridge Street, Suite 300
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: (617) 573-1100

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DHCD offers programs, housing and funding to communities to serve those with low to moderate incomes. The mission of DHCD is to strengthen cities, towns and neighborhoods to enhance the quality of life of the residents of Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officials

11 Beacon Street, Suite 722
Boston, MA  02108

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MassNAHRO is a membership association of local housing authorities, community development agencies and housing and redevelopment officials.  Its purpose is to be the leading housing and community development advocate for the provision and preservation of adequate and affordable housing for those with low and moderate incomes, and to enhance the professional development and effectiveness of MassNAHRO members.

Social Security Administration

48 Research Road
East Falmouth, MA 02536

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Services include assistance with applications for retirement, survivor, and disability benefits, requests for social security numbers. Provide assistance regarding Medicare, missing or incorrect benefit checks.

Town of Bourne

24 Perry Avenue
Buzzards Bay, MA 02532
(508) 759-0600

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A very informative website about the Town of Bourne. Contact information for all of the town’s elected officials and its departments can be found on the website.

Visiting Nurse Association of Cape Cod

255 Independence Drive
Hyannis, MA 02601

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At the VNA of Cape Cod, our goal is to provide comprehensive home health and hospice services that enable individuals – from newborns to the elderly – to receive care in the privacy and comfort of their own homes. Our highly trained professionals are dedicated to ensuring a smooth transition from a hospital, nursing home or clinic to home.

smoke free housingAll Bourne Housing Authority properties are smoke free.
There is no smoking allowed on the premises, including outdoor spaces and parking lots.