HOTLINE: 800-439-6507

Contact: Donna Giberti,
Director of Development and Marketing
Independence House, Inc.508-771-6507 x221,
Fax 508-778-0143

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

Hyannis, MA, January 27, 2014 — Independence House, Inc. and GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project(formerly the Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project) are excited to announce their collaboration again in a jointly facilitated “Male Survivor’s Support Group”. This group is for any person identifying as a male (straight, gay, trans), who is a survivor of domestic and/or sexual violence on Cape Cod.

This second group will begin in early 2014. Anyone interested in participating can call 800‐439‐6507 or email or for more information.

Independence House, Inc. is a non‐profit organization that in its 35th year is the only comprehensive community‐based resource on Cape Cod, providing free and confidential services to survivors of
domestic and sexual violence. The agency operates throughout Cape Cod with offices in Hyannis, Falmouth, Orleans and Provincetown, encompassing services to adults, teens and children.
Independence House’s website is

The GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project is a grassroots, non‐profit organization founded by a gay male survivor of domestic violence and developed through the strength, contributions and participation of the community. Its mission is to assist and support victims and survivors of domestic violence, focusing on the GLBTQ community, to bring about responsive public policy, and to increase access to
culturally competent services. The GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project has a website located at