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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Music Contest offers Cape Teenagers an opportunity to “Let their Voice Be Heard” and make a difference in the community | Independence House, Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: As part of the focus on Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month in February, the Independence House Teen Program has set an event in motion that will engage teenagers across Cape ... See more

Music Contest offers Cape Teenagers an opportunity to “Let their Voice Be Heard” and make a difference in the community

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Independence House offices are closed on Monday, February 20 for the Presidents' Day Holiday. Our uninterrupted 24-hour hotline is always available for your assistance and support.

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Have you shared your love yet this month at Solstice Day Spa and purchased raffle tickets? Its a WIN-WIN! When you take a chance at award winning spa services, every dollar is donated to ... See more

Share your love and take a chance to pamper yourself with an award winning Spa service from Solstice Day Spa while they share their love all month long for Independence House. Check out these ... See more

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5th Annual Cape Cod White Ribbon Day Set for March 2 | Independence House, Inc.

Please mark your calendar and join us for this important Cape-wide effort bringing men and boys together to be part of the solution in ending violence against women and all gender-based violence.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: BRINGING MEN AND BOYS TOGETHER FOR IMPORTANT ACTION. Independence House, Inc. in collaboration with the Yarmouth Police Department and the Cape and Islands District ... See more

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Let Your Voice Be Heard!

Do you have a teenager? Do they play a musical instrument? Can they sing? Would they write a song that could help stop dating violence and create change among their peers? Tell them about this ... See more

Parent/guardian must sign registration and permission forms and submit by March 2nd, 2017 with You Tube video link. Both forms and video link must be received in order to qualify for the contest. ... See more

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We at live right now with our special guest presenters, Debra Robbin and Diana Mancera from Jane Doe Inc. during our staff in service program.

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Some of the Independence House team wearing #Orange4Love to celebrate #TDVAM and #RespectWeek2017. #ihteens #independencehouse #loveisrespect #teendvmonth Loveisrespect Break the Cycle Independence ... See more

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A question we are often asked.... Is there an increase in domestic violence at certain times of the year? Read the most current Independence House Teen Blog "Domestic Violence Through a Seasonal ... See more

Have you been told that domestic violence increases during certain times of year? What are your thoughts about it? One of our teen counselors shares perspective on the topic in our latest blog ... See more

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The Community Network of Cape Cod Community meets with Cape and Islands Delegation

Community Network of Cape Cod is meeting with Cape & Islands Delegation on Feb 14 to discuss concerns facing local population at Cape Cod Community Media Center. Confirmed: State Representative Tim ... See more

The Community Network of Cape Cod has invited members of the Cape and Islands Delegation to take part in a community conversation on varying issues and concerns facing our local population, with ... See more

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All Independence House offices will be closed today (Thursday, February 9) due to the storm. Our 24-HOUR HOTLINE 800-439-6507 remains available for those in crisis or having difficulty. If you are ... See more

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