Organization Profile

Cape Cares

P.O. Box 1049
East Orleans, MA 02643-1049
United States

Contact: Lisa Scapellati
Telephone: 508.631.4848
Fax: None

Religious Affiliation: None

Mission: Provides free medical and dental care to the underserved people in three rural Honduran villages. Three visits are made to each village each year in order to offer a continuity of care for these people.

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Program Type: Delivery of Care

Program Name: Cape Cares

Countries/Regions Served: Honduras

Duration: 1 week

Recruited Personnel: Dentists, hygienists, dental assistants, dental students, physicians, physicians assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and translators

Language Requirements: None; Spanish helpful

Accommodations: Dormitory-like housing within the villages; degree of ruggedness varies by site

Materials Needed: Some dental supplies are always appreciated