Outreach & Social Services 508-487-7080
* NOTE: ALL SERVICES ARE FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL TO PROVINCETOWN RESIDENTS
The staff at the COA is available to provide information, referrals and support to Provincetown seniors and their families. Our Outreach Coordinator, Andrea Lavenets, will talk with you in your home, at the COA or by phone to help with any concerns you may have. She can also tell you more about the many programs and services offered by the COA.
Please call for an appointment if you would like to know more about the COA or are experiencing any of the following difficulties:
Living alone / need support services
Having problems of any kind
Need supportive counseling
Have financial or health insurance questions
Would like to be more active
Worried about a loved one
Concerned about neglect or abuse of a senior
Considering a nursing home
Don't know where to turn for assistance
Our Social Services Worker, Patrick Manning, offers private appointments to town residents of all ages at the COA to assist with applications for services or forms. Call to make an appointment for help with finances, housing, Food Stamps, MassHealth or other needs.
SHINE stands for Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders. Call for an appointment with a trained counselor to assist you with health insurance needs.
The COA is a Fuel Assistance site and can help residents of all ages renew or apply for Fuel Assistance. Call to schedule an appointment.
The SMILE program is dedicated to helping seniors learn about and improve their oral health. A trained counselor can meet with you to discuss proper care of your mouth, gums and teeth, help you find more affordable care and give free dental products. Call to schedule an appointment.
Currently, support groups are offered by Gosnold on Cape Cod. Call 508-487-2449 for more info.