safety planning

A safety plan is a personal and strategic plan to keep yourself and your loved ones safe while you are in a relationship, while planning to leave, or after you leave an abusive relationship.

Social distancing may encourage you to be in close quarters with someone that isn't safe. Make a safety plan to keep yourself and those you love safe.

Social Distancing Safety Planning Tips

A safety plan is a personal and strategic plan to keep yourself and your loved ones safe while you are in a relationship, while planning to leave, or after you leave an abusive relationship.

Social distancing may encourage you to be in close quarters with someone that isn't safe. Make a safety plan to keep yourself and those you love safe.

  • If possible, save money so you will be prepared to leave if you decide to do so. 

  • Talk to your children about a safety plan, maybe this includes memorizing 911. 

  • Work to make sure guns are locked away if possible. 

  • Gather documents, I.E. Birth certificates, ID’s, marriage license, social security cards, passports, anything that could be useful. 

  • Making a plan for a parent or someone trustworthy to call regularly to check on you, potentially talk about having code words.

Call SAFE Project for help creating a customized safety plan.