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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DID YOU KNOW….Forty years ago in 1977, Francine Hughes, a housewife from Michigan was acquitted on the grounds of "temporary insanity" for murdering her husband. She suffered abuse since 1963, but ... See more

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Many thanks to the anonymous donor who left a goodie basket at our door in Hyannis. Everyone is enjoying!!

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How to help your teen avoid the trap of dating abuse

An article from our friends at Cape Cod Healthcare. If you are a teen or know of a teenager in need of assistance, have them call our dedicated teen counselors at Independence House at ... See more

Understanding why teens are at risk could help your child escape becoming one of the millions abused by a partner.

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Check us out on page C2 in today's Cape Cod Times.

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Let Your Voice Be Heard!

High School Students: In recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM), Independence House is sponsoring the “Let Your Voice Be Heard” music contest.

In recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM), Independence House is sponsoring the “Let Your Voice Be Heard” music contest. The guidelines and details for entering into the ... See more

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Share the Love Prizes 2017

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

Solstice Day Spa 7th Raffle to Benefit Independence House Share the LOVE Tickets for sale the whole month of February!! Tickets 1 ticket $10, 3 tickets $25 cash or checks made out to Independence ... See more

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Independence House is back on twitter @IndHouseCapeCod Please follow us there! Honor #BlackHistoryMonth w/us. Learn of #rapecrisis movement connection

The latest Tweets from Independence House (@IndHouseCapeCod). Independence House, Inc. is Cape Cod's leading resource, counseling and advocacy center to address and prevent domestic and sexual ... See more

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7th Annual Solstice Day Spa Raffle to benefit the Independence H

February begins in a few days. That means our Rock Star PAVERS from Solstice Day Spa are Sharing their Love again to help Independence House address and prevent domestic and sexual violence in our ... See more

7th Annual Solstice Day Spa Raffle to benefit the Independence House
Once again Solstice Day Spa will be selling raffle tickets to benefit Independence House during the month of February. The raffle ... See more

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Falmouth Post-Inauguration Volunteer Fair help Cape residence connect with local causes

Come connect with us this Sunday. Independence House is one of 17 non profits at the fair to connect residents with local non profits and their causes.

A post-inauguration volunteer fair to connect area residents with local causes will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Jan. 29 at the St. Barnabas Church Parish Hall on Main Street in Falmouth. The event is …

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Thank you, Anytime Fitness

Many thanks to our generous members for participating in our end of year food drive! We donated around 250 non-perishable items to The Independence House Food Pantry in Hyannis. Lastly, thanks to ... See more

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