Independence House is the only comprehensive community-based organization on Cape Cod providing free and confidential specialized services and widespread programs for adults, teens and children (ages 6 and up) who are survivors of, or affected by domestic and sexual violence.  All Independence House staff meet the statutory requirements of The Massachusetts General Laws (MGL Chapter 233, Sections 20J and 20K).

Welcome to Independence House, Inc., Cape Cod’s leading resource, counseling and advocacy center to address and prevent domestic and sexual violence.

For over 38 years, Independence House, Inc. has been sharing knowledge and skills with survivors in order for them to regain self-confidence, make informed decisions new1and initiate changes in their lives in order to live empowered, independently, and free from violence.

Independence House has been a consistent and continuous leader in increasing safety options for adult and children survivors of domestic and sexual violence; increasing knowledge and awareness about domestic and sexual violence prevention;  elevating and improving Cape Cod’s response to domestic and sexual violence; and actively engaging with the community to end domestic and sexual violence.

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So happy to have our friends from Bayview Optometrics join us for a 3rd year as a hole sponsor in our 3rd Annual Charity Open Golf Tournament. We are very appreciative of your continued support!

Since 1997, Bayview Optometrics has offered eye care and retail glassware in Cape Cod, MA. We feature the best services and eyewear available, so call now!

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Thank you Trendy Threadz as a hole sponsor for the Independence House 3rd Annual Charity Open Golf Tournament. And, if your didn't know, Trendy Threadz is our go-to-stop-shop for Independence House ... See more

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We are very excited to have Bayside Auto Sales, Inc. and KenMark Office Systems join our 3rd Annual Independence House Open Charity Golf Tournament as Hole Sponsors.

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Independence House was part of the communal gathering today in Falmouth, celebrating the Cape’s LGBTQIA community. Domestic violence occurs in same-sex relationships. While some victims are unable ... See more

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COLLABORATING ON CAPE COD……. DID YOU KNOW?...
Independence House domestic and sexual violence counselors maintain a long-standing relationship with Gosnold’s Emerson House to help their ... See more

Inpatient Residential Care The Emerson House Inpatient Residential Care for Women, Pregnant and Post-Partum Women Located in historic West Falmouth, Emerson house offers Inpatient Residential Care ... See more

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Don't miss Matt Pitta's Sunday Journal on Ocean 104.7 (on June 25 at 5am). This week's journal will feature Independence House with Lysetta Hurge Putnam, Executive Director talking about domestic ... See more

Sunday Journal is Cape Cod Broadcasting’s award-winning news and public affairs program. Since 1979, Sunday Journal has provided a forum for issues that are important to Cape Codders.

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Motivated to golf? Join our tournament and you could win a car with your hole-in-one thanks to Prime Motor Group/Hyannis Toyota. More info: ... See more

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Independence House, Inc. Hyannis, MA is so grateful and honored to be a long-standing beneficiary of Cape Cod Healthcare's Patient Financial Services Office "Wear Jeans on Friday" initiative. Their ... See more

Jeans have become the “uniform” every Friday at Neurosurgeons of Cape Cod, and the staff has welcomed the opportunity to be creative and stylish, yet professional.

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Thanks to everyone who came by to see our new office space in Orleans today during the open house.

Congrats to Independence House on their new Orleans Office at 5 Namskaket Rd. in Orleans. Great Open House today!

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Come see us today in our new expanded Orleans office.

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