Resources – Joint Base Cape Cod

Air Force

Joint Base Cape Cod

Air Force, 6th Space Warning Squadron, U.S. Coast Guard Base Cape Cod, U.S. Coast Guard Air Station, Cape Cod, Camp Edwards Army National Guard, 102nd Intelligence Wing, Air National, Massachusetts National Guard Regional Training Institute, Massachusetts National Guard
Connery Ave, Buzzards Bay, MA 02542


TRICARE Information and news
For a full list of community health centers, visit the Health Center Program at​​
Check the US News Health directory online at to find the best doctor for your family.

The American Dental Association provides a list of dentists near you on their website


To be enrolled in a Massachusetts school, a child must be at least 5 years old on or before August 31st of the school year. Check with the school for other requirements.

Barnstable School District

Bourne Public School District

Falmouth School District

If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful. 
Current servicemembers can attend college in their off-duty time and have their military branch pay the tuition.
Use the Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE tool to help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.
​If you were or are in the military, you may be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. If you are a spouse or dependent, you may be eligible too.
Online course options: edX – Founded by Harvard University and MIT, offers high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere.  Whether you are interested in computer science, languages, engineering, psychology, writing, electronics, biology, or marketing.  Enroll today!


When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.


Child Care Aware:

Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit.
There’s also a special section for the military child on the website covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.


Military Children and Teens Resource Guide


Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (617) 748-2000
The Department of Children and Families (DCF) works in partnership with families and communities to keep children safe from abuse and neglect. In most cases, DCF is able to provide supports and services to keep children safe with parents or family members. When necessary, DCF provides foster care or finds new permanent families for children through kinship, guardianship or adoption.


Massachusetts Department of Health and Social Services
Massachusetts offers services and resources to keep you and your loved ones healthy, safe, and happy.


Massachusetts Humane Society (781) 335-1300


Massachusetts State Police (508) 820-2300