What needs does the department of Human Services help to meet?
The department is dedicated to addressing areas of concern to the individual, family and community. Emphasis areas include: housing needs, substance abuse, homelessness, teen pregnancy, literacy, unemployment, evictions, emergency food or clothing, disability issue, child care needs, spousal abuse, adolescent issues, family crisis and welfare issues.
What services does the department provide?
The resources available through the Department of Human Services include information and referrals, community awareness, advocacy, program development, crisis intervention and fund raising.
Does the department work with any other organizations?
Yes. The Department of Human Services maintains a cooperative partnership with a number of community groups including:
Marlborough School Department
State Governmental Agencies
Boys and Girls Club of MetroWest
Marlborough Council on Aging
Marlborough Commission on Disabilities
Police and Fire Departments
Marlborough Board of Health
Marlborough Community Services