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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In a show of Christian unity, 500 prayer shawls were hand made my members of 18 Cape Cod Churches as part of their commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Independence House was ... See more

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16th Annual Cape Cod Enchanted Village

We are very excited to share the 16th Annual Cape Cod Enchanted Village hosted by the Cape Codder Resort & Spa. From Dec 1-23, please visit this wonderland. Independence House is the beneficiary of ... See more

Be dazzled by thousands of lights, a Santa's Village, topiary annimals and more at the 16th Annual Cape Cod Enchanted Village at the Cape Codder Resort & Spa from 12/1/17 thru 1/1/18! Santa will ... See more

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We are at the Alternative Gift Fair today and tomorrow. Please come by and say hello and purchase a gift from Independence House
for a friend or loved one for this holiday season.

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Teddy Bear Breakfast- RESERVE NOW!

Don't miss the third annual Teddy Bear Breakfast sponsored by Clancy's Restaurant for Independence House. Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, receive a plush new teddy bear and a personal photo with ... See more

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November 2017 Independence House News

Hot off the press- Independence House news... learn about upcoming events, groups, holidays and more.

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Passions Collide

Independence House invites you to visit “Passions Collide”, an exhibition and sale of photography, poetry, drawings and paintings by Cape Cod artist and domestic violence survivor, Janine Rouse. ... See more

I cordually invite you to the viewing of Passions Collide, an intimate collection of my art work.

Please join me for this Saturday, November 4th between 2 and 4:30 for a reception and ... See more

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Beginning today and running through January 1, Earth Origins Market (formerly Cape Cod Natural Foods) in the Bell Tower Mall in Centerville is holding a Healthy Helping Program Food Drive for the ... See more

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Teddy Bear Breakfast- RESERVE NOW!

Our Teddy Bear Breakfast is scheduled for December 2nd. Don't miss getting your teddy bear, a photo with Santa and enjoying a wonderful breakfast buffet sponsored by Clancy's Restaurant.

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After Falmouth shelter closes due to problems, new shelter to open Wednesday

New Independence House Domestic and Sexual Violence Emergency Residence opens today.

HYANNIS — A new emergency shelter for people experiencing domestic or sexual violence opens Nov. 1 on Cape Cod, adding seven bedrooms to the

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Independence House, Inc. Hyannis, MA opens its first emergency residence tomorrow...

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