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

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).

For over 37 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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9 hours ago
Enchanted Village opens 15th season in Hyannis

The Enchanted Village at the Cape Codder Resort & Spa is open and we encourage you to visit this truly enchanted display. Independence House is the beneficiary of the "Giving Tree" at the village. ... See more

The Cape Cod Enchanted Village, located at the Cape Codder Resort & Spa in Hyannis, will open for its 15th season on Friday, Dec. 2 at dusk. The

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11 hours ago
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Thank you to Linda and Bill Zammer and all the wonderful people at Clancy's Restaurant for making the Teddy Bear Breakfast special for so many children! Thanks to the Independence House Board of ... See more

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3 days ago
Upcoming Events | Teddy Bear Breakfast- RESERVE NOW! | Independence House, Inc.

Check out these adorable bears waiting to be taken home by a child who attends the Teddy Bear Breakfast on Saturday. There is still time to make your reservations. (advance reservations required). ... See more

Enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast and a visit from Special guest Barnstable 1st District State Representative Tim Whelan when he revises his role as Santa to give all the children new teddy bears.

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4 days ago
Giving | Independence House, Inc.

#GivingTuesday is so much more than one day in November!
On a day when the world comes together to give, you can make a difference in our own community. Please visit our “Giving” page on the ... See more

Giving Independence House is committed to ending domestic and sexual violence. We cannot do it alone, and we rely on the participation of our dedicated volunteers, donors and supportive community ... See more

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1 week ago
Upcoming Events | Teddy Bear Breakfast- RESERVE NOW! | Independence House, Inc.

Just a week away to a fabulous breakfast, a new plush teddy bear, and a photo with Santa. Advance reservations required. Don't miss this family fun event.

Enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast and a visit from Special guest Barnstable 1st District State Representative Tim Whelan when he revises his role as Santa to give all the children new teddy bears.

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1 week ago
Timeline Photos

We would like to take a moment to say Thank You to everyone in our community for your support of the Independence House mission to help all domestic and sexual assault survivors and their children ... See more

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1 week ago
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Thank you to the Cape Cod British Car Club. Yesterday was the 14th year the club held their 'Freezin Fun Run' to benefit the Independence House Holiday Giving Program. We are grateful to have their ... See more

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2 weeks ago

Cats Melodeon playing live at Kelly's on Main St. in Hyannis to support Independence House. Come on down and enjoy their music and make a contribution.

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2 weeks ago
Timeline Photos

Cats Melodeon, Cape Cod's Premier Irish traditional session group will be at Kelly's (644 Main St.) in Hyannis on Saturday, November 19th at 5:00pm for a family-friendly performance of lively Irish ... See more

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2 weeks ago
Teddy Bear Breakfast

Just a couple of weeks away... reserve your spot and have a wonderful breakfast with a new teddy bear for each child and a visit from Santa.

Don't miss this special Teddy Bear Breakfast sponsored and hosted by Clancy's Restaurant. Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet with all your favorites including a Belgian Waffle decorating station. ... See more

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