Independence House is the only comprehensive community-based organization on Cape Cod providing free and confidential specialized services and widespread programs for children (ages 6+), teens, adults and the later-in-life community who are survivors of, or impacted by domestic or 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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Children's Cove

Thank you, Children's Cove and Melanie for attending our Clothesline Project event.

Our Family Advocate Melanie Sachs attended the #clotheslineproject on Tuesday at the Barnstable County Complex, co-sponsored by Independence House, Inc. Hyannis, MA and the Public Health Nurses Cape ... See more

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Cape Cod Times

Our Silent Witnesses and Clothesline Project displays will be traveling throughout the Cape during the month of October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Clothesline Project raises awareness about domestic violence.

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Cape Cod Times

A wonderful supporter and ally of Independence House, David Willard will surely be missed.

Willard has been a major presence in Cape’s nonprofit and philanthropic community.

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Independence House Hosts Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Breakfast

“Abuse could come from someone who is a caregiver or it could come from an adult child through financial abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse, or sexual abuse. We wanted to highlight that to the ... See more

HYANNIS – The issue of domestic violence was in focus at an annual event in Hyannis Friday. Independence House’s 17th Domestic Violence Awareness Month Community Breakfast was held at th…

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State Representative Tim Whelan

Thank you to Independence House for hosting the 16th annual Domestic Violence Awareness Month Community Breakfast. Thoughtful remarks were offered by many in our community, including Senator Cyr. ... See more

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Julian Cyr

A powerful morning with Independence House, Inc. Hyannis, MA recognizing Domestic Violence Awareness Month. so far in 2017, 20 people have lost their lives to domestic violence in Massachusetts. ... See more

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Men’s March Returns to Hyannis, Kicking Off Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Thank you, Brian Renard and the Mankind Project for spearheading this annual event.

HYANNIS – Independence House, in collaboration with Cape Cod Community College’s Mankind Project hosted a Men’s March yesterday in Hyannis. Since 2015, The March has served as a fundraiser, w…

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month Community Breakfast

Please join Independence House for the 17th Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Month Community Breakfast on Friday, October 6, 2017 from 8:00-10:00am at the Doubletree Hilton in Hyannis.

The theme ... See more

Please join Independence House for the 17th Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Month Community Breakfast on Friday, October 6, 2017 from 8:00-10:00am at the Doubletree Hilton in Hyannis.

The theme ... See more

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Thanks to everyone who came out for the Men's March in Hyannis today to be part in helping end violence against women and all gender based violence.

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