The teen department at Independence House was busy raising awareness this February in recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. We campaigned all month online, getting our staff and agencies …
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For over 37 years, Independence House, Inc. has been sharing knowledge and skills with survivors in order for them to regain self-confidence, make informed decisions and initiate change in their lives in order to 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.
February has been a busy month for domestic violence related news despite it being the shortest month of the year. Below are a few articles that grabbed our attention. In Texas …
Through annual local news reports and other speculation, the wintertime and Holiday Season are frequently associated with a “spike” in domestic violence. These articles often cite stressful factors like incoming …