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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Independence House Coffee and Mugs

A great gift for the holidays!! Get our new Independence House Coffee...it's a special blend created by Cape Cod Coffee and hand crafted artisan mugs by Chatham's Barn Hill Pottery... all to help ... See more

Purchase Independence House's Special Blend of Cape Cod Coffee and hand crafted mugs by Barnhill Pottery for Independence House to support survivors of domestic and sexual violence on Cape Cod.

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Independence House lauded for services

ORLEANS — Independence House said “thank you” Friday night to its donors, and in turn donors said they appreciate the longevity of

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In the season of giving thanks, we were so happy to thank and appreciate some of our special friends this evening at a special appreciation dinner. Thank you for your kind support and generosity ... See more

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Cape Codder Resort & Spa

Stop by this weekend and visit the Enchanted Village. The Surftones are playing Saturday night at 7pm too. And, consider a gift card or new unwrapped toy for their giving tree. Independence House ... See more

Will you be visiting our Enchanted Village this weekend? We hope to see you! Santa will be here 5pm to 8pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Cape Cod Surftones will be presenting a free holiday ... See more

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Massachusetts Association of Women in Law Enforcement

Are you interested in sponsoring a family for the holidays at Independence House? We have families in need that can benefit from your kindness and generosity. Call us at Independence House and ... See more

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It is that one time a year when we all have the chance to do something to help make the holiday special for someone else.

In Lieu of our Annual Holiday ... See more

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Kids are spellbound at this morning's Independence House, Inc. Hyannis, MA Teddy Bear Breakfast at Clancy's Restaurant in Dennis Port... State Representative Tim Whelan

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Some special highlights of the 3rd Annual Teddy Bear Breakfast sponsored by Clancy's Restaurant with Santa Tim Whelan.

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Santa's Entrance

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That Girl’s Blog: #MeToo #Now What

Our friend, Cat Wilson shares her thoughts on #MeToo.

It’s like watching a house of cards crumble on top of itself. Less than two months ago, actress Alyssa Milano made a social media Tweet that was met with a thunderous response from women around ... See more

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We’d like to thank Tori Clarkson for this incredible project! Tori is providing Independence House with special backpacks on an ongoing basis specifically for sexual assault survivors being met at ... See more

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