Balancing Change & Managing Life Transitions: A Workshop For Your Well-Being

How do we manage the change events in our lives? That’s the work of transitions.

Join Gwynne Guzzeau, HOW’s Executive Director, for an interactive workshop and take away some tools to help you navigate the changes and transitions in your life.

Join Us ! Call 508.487.4357 for more information.

Provincetown Banner Features HOW’s New Executive Director

Learn more about Gwynne Guzzeau in this Banner article.

Gwynne Guzzeau

Please note the following corrections to the article: Gwynne is a full-time HOW employee and she no longer works part-time for the National Institute on Out of School Time at Wellesley Centers for Women. Also, she was not chair of the Nauset Regional School Committee, she served as chair of the Joint School Committees for the Nauset Region (a meeting of all four town elementary school committees AND the regional school committee for the middle and high school).

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Ann Maguire has the power to control the weather!

 She did that on July 23, 2016 for the   Annual Summer Party to Benefit Helping Our Women hosted by Ann Maguire and Harriet Gordon, Linda Glenn and Christina Crowe and Joy McNulty. 

Ann acknowledged all who contributed stating that  “… because of the generosity of the hosts, sponsors and all other donors, enough money was raised to fund half of the cost of HOW’s financial assistance program for one year.”

The skies opened up and a fierce storm occurred about a half hour after the party ended.





Our 2016 Walking Home fundraiser garnered close to $10,000 to benefit the Cape Cod Children’s Place, Helping Our Women (HOW) and Accessible Provincetown. “We were thrilled with all the walkers who came out, and grateful to all the people who generously pledged. It is an honor to work with so many supportive members of our community.” — Lori Meads  Thanks to Dan McKeon for the photo. — at Seamen’s Bank.

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April 2016 – Lori Meads, Vice President of Seamen’s Bank, has been selected by Banker & Tradesman as a 2016 Community Bank Hero. Community Heroes are known for consistently giving back to the industry and the community, giving freely of their time, energy and resources for volunteerism, community service and charity — and for being a positive influence on peers and subordinates.

Congratulations Lori! Our whole community thanks you.

Bridging The Gap

Please tune into Bridging the Gap, a production of Helping Our Women and PTV (Provincetown Community Television) on Channel 17 in Provincetown or by going to to view all programs

Bridging the Gap is a series of discussions with health and human service providers focusing on the gaps in services and how they are being filled by local organizations. These programs focus on topics including access to mental health services, programs for children and families, substance abuse, early intervention and disease prevention, housing, and many other issues that affect the lives of Cape Codders every day.

For information or to suggest a program, please contact HOW

“Overcoming Obstacles to Health Care: Transportation Models that Work”

“Overcoming Obstacles to Health Care: Transportation Models that Work” is a three-year project launched in April 2011 and funded by The Kresge Foundation aimed at addressing transportation as a barrier to health care access. Through this project, Health Outreach Partners (HOP) seeks to ensure a policy impact on transportation and health care access while capacitating underserved communities with the necessary solutions and information to improve health care access. In order to accomplish this goal, HOP identified and conducted case study site visits with six organizations with effective transportation models. HOW was chosen as one of six organizations to participate in this project. Following this, HOP engaged a policy subcontractor to develop national recommendations on transportation policy and will launch a policy campaign around these recommendations. Further, HOP will develop training and technical assistance resources for communities to better provide transportation options.
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