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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3rd Annual “Independence House Open” Charity Golf Tournament

We have a two-some that needs two more golfers, and there are a couple of foursome's waiting for YOU. Won't you golf with us on Monday? Your participation in the tournament helps Independence House ... See more

Please join Independence House for the 3rd Annual”Independence House Open” Charity Golf Tournament to take place on Monday, August 21, 2017 at Hyannis Golf Course.

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We have a winner to see Martina McBride on Sunday Night~! Congratulations to Independence House tournament golfer, Seth (last name withheld for privacy!) Special Thanks to our tournament hole ... See more

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4 days ago
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Ailey Kirwin and Ann Russell at Coffee O, doing a great job fund-raising for “Team Independence House” in the Falmouth Road Race. With a week away until the race, there is still time to make a ... See more

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5 days ago
Independence House is Hosting a Shelter Shower

We look forward to your attendance at the Shelter Shower Reception slated to take place at CapeSpace, 100 Independence Drive, Hyannis, on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 2:00-4:00pm.

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6 days ago
3rd Annual “Independence House Open” Charity Golf Tournament

Don’t miss the opportunity to spend the day on the golf course to help domestic and sexual violence survivors while experiencing the solar eclipse on August 21st! Added to the excitement are 2 ... See more

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1 week ago
Independence House Getting Ready to Open New Shelter

HYANNIS – A new shelter is opening up on Cape Cod this fall to provide services for survivors of domestic and sexual abuse. Independence House is expanding its programming to provide the 24/7…

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For a sixth year, Independence House is looking to support the clients of our Child Witness to Violence and Teen Programs as well as children of adult clients who require much needed supplies for ... See more

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Independence House Executive Director, Lysetta Hurge-Putnam (center) had a nice visit with Julie Wake (left) and Rana Murphy (right) as they stopped by Friday to personally deliver tickets for the ... See more

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The stormy weather didn't stop us from setting sail and enjoying the best lobster roll on the Lobster Roll Cruises with supporters of Independence House. Many thanks to all who came and special ... See more

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Medium by the Sea : Funds for Falmouth

Melissa Alden, a team member of the Independence House Falmouth Road Race team is inviting you to join her at "Medium by the Sea", a fun event to help her raise money towards her fundraising ... See more

Join us for a night of connection. The talented Deyse Riker, Medium by the Sea, has offered to share her gift to help me raise money for my bib number for the Falmouth Road Race to benefit ... See more

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