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About Us





Independence House, Inc., now entering our 44th year has been sharing knowledge and skills with survivors of domestic and sexual violence in order for them to regain self-confidence, make informed decisions  and initiate changes in their lives to live 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.

Independence House services are all free and confidential.

All Independence House staff meet the statutory requirements of The Massachusetts General Laws (MGL Chapter 233, Sections 20J and 20K).

Independence House is accessible to all people, ages 5+, all gender identities, all sexual orientations, all cultures and all languages, all abilities and all disabilities. Independence House is a LGBTQIA+ Safe Space.

Independence House offers services in English, Brazilian Portuguese, and Spanish.  Translation services are accessible for additional languages.