Collaborative Partnerships

Independence House spearheads and participates in multiple collaborative projects in order to serve the comprehensive needs of domestic and sexual violence survivors.

* All Independence House Staff are MGL Chapter 233 Section 20J and 20K qualified and are strategically located to support, engage, and assist survivors no matter where they enter a system.

Collaborative Projects

Falmouth Police Department and Yarmouth Police Department
Onsite domestic and sexual violence advocates;  domestic and sexual violence counselors.

Barnstable County Sherrif’s Office
Onsite sexual assault services for victims of prison rape and victims of domestic and sexual violence.

Town of Yarmouth,  Board of Health
Abuse in Later Life services; Primary Prevention Services

Barnstable, Dennis-Yarmouth Regional, and Falmouth High Schools
Primary Prevention Specialist

CACCI Safe Harbor
Financial empowerment workshops; onsite counselor

Duffy Health Center
Domestic and sexual violence advocates available

R.F. Kennedy children’s Action Corp.  (Hyannis)
Teen domestic and sexual violence counselors/groups

Gosnold’s Emerson House
Domestic and sexual violence counselor

Cape Cod’s Domestic Violence High Risk Team
In collaboration with the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office, and core members of the High Risk Team including law enforcement, the Department of Probation, Barnstable House of Corrections and Victim Witness Advocates from the Cape and Island’s District Attorney’s Office.

Cape and Island’s Regional Domestic Violence Council
Leadership and facilitation

Health Imperatives
Onsite advocate

Falmouth Human Services
Domestic and sexual violence co-facilitated groups

Provincetown Council on Aging
Co-facilitating special projects and events related to domestic and sexual violence

Yarmouth Senior Center
Abuse in Later Life; domestic and sexual violence outreach and advocates

Promoting Safe and Healthy Relationships