Demand Climbs for Outreach Council Services

ORLEANS – The Lower Cape Outreach Council is seeing an increase in the number of residents requesting social services from the non-profit agency.

The organization is reporting that there has been a substantive rise in requests for emergency help across the eight towns served by the council.

According to Lower Cape Outreach Council Executive Director Larry Marshland, much of the increase in requests has to be attributed to a rise in the number of residents of the area, with more than 75 new homes coming to the region this year alone.

Marshland reports that the agency has spent nearly $100,000 dollars more this year than they had at the same time in 2017, but says there are ways that you can help.

“Of course I would be remiss if I didn’t say please donate to the lower Cape Outreach Council because we need every cent we can lay our hands on,” he said.

“And I’m happy to say that we return 85 cents of every dollar to the communities we serve.”

Those funds go toward services including housing assistance, fuel subsidies, food, transportation, training programs, childcare, and administrative costs.

The mission of Lower Cape Outreach Council is to provide emergency assistance of food, clothing and financial support to residents of the 8 towns that constitute Lower Cape Cod and to follow up with services and support in the areas of employment and education.

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