Planning ahead and creating a safety plan can increase your safety while in your relationship and if/ when the relationship is over. Print this document, fill it out, and store it in a safe place.
To increase your safety in the relationship, consider the following:
1.) I’ll have important phone numbers available to my children and
2.) I will tell _____________ and _________________ about the
violence and ask them to call the police if they see or hear
suspicious noises coming from my house.
3.) If I leave my home, I will go....(try to list at least 4 places)
4.) I will leave extra money, car keys, clothes and copies of
5.) To insure safety and independence, I will try to keep change
for phone calls with me at all times; open my own savings
account; rehearse my escape plan with my children and
support person and review my safety plan on the following