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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Fifth annual Cape Cod White Ribbon Day faces down domestic violence

Sexual aggression and violence toward women isn’t committed only by fraternity boys and men who play politics and professional sports. Throughout

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It's starting to feel like Spring out there and runners have hit the roads. Are you interested in running for 'Team Independence House' for this year's New Balance Falmouth Road Race? It's never ... See more

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One Billion Rising event scheduled for Feb 24

JOIN US TODAY at 1:30pm in Yarmouth!

On Friday, February 24, 2017 at 1:30-pm at the Yarmouth Senior Center located at 528 Forest Road in West Yarmouth, Independence House will join together with Age-Friendly Yarmouth to take a stand ... See more

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Are teens working on their songs? The deadline is approaching for submissions on March 2. Download the full package of guidelines and forms at http://tinyurl.com/jx3otgs. You can also ... See more

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There's still time to SHARE THE LOVE for Independence House in February. Tickets are available for a few more days at Solstice Day Spa for chances to win incredible spa services. All proceeds ... See more

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Will you help us acquire 84 more facebook fans to reach 1000? Please share this and ask your friends to like us and check out our programs, services, events and contest that support survivors of ... See more

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One Billion Rising event scheduled for Feb 24

Please join Independence House on February 24th along with Age-Friendly Yarmouth and many other organizations on Cape Cod as we take a stand against Elder Abuse and celebrate with women around the ... See more

On Friday, February 24, 2017 at 1:30-pm at the Yarmouth Senior Center located at 528 Forest Road in West Yarmouth, Independence House will join together with Age-Friendly Yarmouth to take a stand ... See more

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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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