Safety Plan2018-12-11T03:55:23+00:00

SafeNest Safety Plan

If you are considering leaving your home, it is important to prepare a Safety Plan. SafeNest has a list of options for consideration as you prepare to get out of danger, stay safe and plan for your future. A safety plan is a personalized, practical plan that includes ways to remain safe while:

Such as Safe Nest, and/or friends or family that may be able to help you. Keep a written/typed list of numbers in a safe place in the event you are unable to take your cell phone.
Teach them how to dial 9-1-1.
You can use with friends or neighbors you feel comfortable discussing your abuse with. If they hear you yell the word its instructing them to call 9-1-1.
Practice ways to get out. Make sure children practice this as well.
Where there are exits and no weapons; If you feel abuse is going to happen try to get your abuser to one of these safer places.
Even if you do not plan to leave, think of where you could go. Think of how you might leave. Try doing things that get you out of the house – taking out the trash, walking the pet or going to the store. Put together a bag of things you use every day (see the checklist below). Hide it where it is easy for you to get.
Even if you do not plan to leave, think of where you could go. Think of how you might leave. Try doing things that get you out of the house – taking out the trash, walking the pet or going to the store. Put together a bag of things you use every day (see the checklist below). Hide it where it is easy for you to get.
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