Agencies Join to Offer Support Group for Male Survivors of Domestic or Sexual Violence

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Contacts:
Donna Giberti,
Director of Development & Marketing
Independence House, Inc.
Tel: 508-771-6507
donnag@indhouse.net
www.independencehouse.org
Christopher A Viveiros
Director of Communications
Fenway Health
Violence Recovery Program
Tel: 617-927-6342
cviveiros@fenwayhealth.org
www.fenwayhealth.org

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Agencies Join to Offer Support Group for Male Survivors of Domestic or Sexual Violence

Two important organizations offer group for survivors on Cape Cod

Hyannis/Harwich, MA, August 1, 2016 — Independence House, Inc. and the Violence Recovery Program (VRP) of Fenway Health are excited to announce their collaboration in a jointly facilitated “Male Survivor’s Support Group”. This group is for any persons identifying as men (straight, gay, trans), who is a survivor of domestic and/or sexual violence on Cape Cod.

male group photo with textThe group will begin on September 29th at 6:00pm. Anyone interested in participating can call Independence House Hotline 800-439-6507 or a Cape Cod VRP Advocate 857-313-6681, or email ChrisM@indhouse.net or aburke@fenwayhealth.org for more information.

Independence House, Inc. is Cape Cod’s leading resource, counseling and advocacy center to address and prevent domestic and sexual violence.   Independence House operates four offices on Cape Cod (Hyannis, Falmouth, Orleans and Provincetown). Our specially trained staff is also located in all Cape Cod District and Probate Courts and provides advocacy at Yarmouth and Falmouth Police Departments, encompassing free and confidential services to adults, teens and children throughout Cape Cod who are survivors of, or affected by domestic or sexual violence.  Learn more about Independence House by visiting http://www.independencehouse.org.

The Violence Recovery Program (VRP) of Fenway Health provides free and confidential support for LGBTQ persons who have experienced domestic violence, sexual violence, hate crimes or police misconduct.  The VRP offers services in Boston, Western Massachusetts, and on Cape Cod. To learn more about the VRP, please visit http://www.fenwayhealth.org/care/behavioral-health/vrp/.

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