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.

Follow us on Twitter
Independence House's Twitter avatar
Independence House
@IndHouseCapeCod

Our partners in National Crime Victims Rights Week- @NCVRW t.co/Q5cx8zcMIz #StengthResilienceJustice #domesticviolence

IHTeens's Twitter avatar
IHTeens
@IHTeens

@IHTeens is in Boston today for advocacy day! @janedoe @MA_Senate #ihteens #JDI2017 #independencehouse t.co/HfcqaYpLkX

Retweeted by Independence House
Show Media
Tweet Media
Independence House's Twitter avatar
Independence House
@IndHouseCapeCod

Our offices are closed Mar 14 due to #storm #forecast. 24-hour #hotline remains open for #domesticviolence or… t.co/zDVZhGPPZx

Like us on Facebook
4 days ago
Independence House, Inc. Hyannis, MA

We are thrilled to have Cape Air/Nantucket Airlines as a Blanket of Hope sponsor for our 3rd Annual Open Charity Golf Tournament.

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
5 days ago

Looking forward to having a forensic technical detective from Barnstable Police Department speak to Independence House volunteers tonight about online apps and safety for survivors at our monthly ... See more

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
6 days ago
Employment | Independence House, Inc.

Independence House has current employment openings. Please visit our employment page

Employment Independence House, Inc. Current Position Openings: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER PROGRAM DIRECTOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER CHILDREN’S ADVOCATE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER ADVOCATE LOWER CAPE ... See more

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
1 week ago
Timeline Photos

COLLABORATING ON CAPE COD- DID YOU KNOW... Independence House has a long time collaboration with the Robert F. Kennedy Children's Action Corps to provide Healthy Relationships groups throughout the ... See more

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
1 week ago
Youth Summit: My Choice Matters Cape Cod

Independence House teen counselors are spending the morning at Cape Cod Community College with Behavioral Health Innovators co-facilitating the Youth Summit: My Choice Matters.

Independence House will co-facilitate the Youth Summit: My Choice Matters Cape Cod along with Behavioral Health Innovators, Inc.

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
1 week ago
New Cape Cod domestic violence shelter to open by September

Independence House has been providing domestic and sexual violence services in all capacities to members of the Cape Cod community for almost 38 years. Our services will now provide safe shelter and ... See more

HYANNIS — A new shelter for survivors of domestic violence is expected to be open by September, according to Lysetta Hurge-Putnam, executive

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
2 weeks ago
Donation Page

Consider a donation to Independence House in honor of your mother or someone special in your life this Mother's Day. Your generosity will help a survivor of domestic or sexual violence find safety ... See more

Customer Portal For Independence House, Inc.

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
2 weeks ago
Timeline Photos

Faith communities are not immune to domestic and sexual
violence. Faith communities are meant to be safe places for all
individuals. How do we keep our churches and synagogues safe for victims of ... See more

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
2 weeks ago
May 11th Health Fair and Blood Drive!!! | Truro MA

Independence House will be at the Truro Health Fair tomorrow, May 11th. Come visit us! Location: Truro Council on Aging, 7 Standish Way in North Truro. From 11am-2pm.

The Truro Council on Aging, in conjunction with the VNA of Cape Cod, is hosting a Health Fair on May 11th from 11:00-2:00pm. Please click

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
2 weeks ago
Timeline Photos

LIVE CHAT with a domestic and sexual violence counselor is now available on the Independence House website!

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
« 1 of 11 »

Promoting Safe and Healthy Relationships