Independence House provides short-term crisis counseling, safety planning and resource assistance to victims/survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Appointments are not necessary and there is no waiting list.
Through our philosophy of empowerment and self-help Independence House counselors work with clients to help them make informed decisions. Ultimately we believe clients know what is best for themselves and their family.
If mental health or substance abuse issues are impacting an individuals ability to be safe, referrals will be made to augment services. In any referral, the individuals decisions are respected.
For more information regarding counseling in a specific program please visit the following links.
Individual counseling, advocacy and groups for survivors of domestic violence, specifically intimate partner violence. Services are available for adults, teens and children of survivors.
Sexual Violence (Rape Crisis):
Individual counseling, advocacy and groups for survivors of: rape, incest, stalking, sexual harassment, molestation, childhood sexual assault and intimate partner sexual abuse. Counseling is available for survivors of all ages and genders, as well as partners, families and friends.
Child Witness to Violence:
Individual counseling, advocacy and groups for children affected by intimate partner violence.
Individual counseling, advocacy and groups for adolescents affected by intimate partner violence including sexual violence.
For questions about any individual counseling, please contact DebF@indhouse.net.