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Safety Planning

  • Customizing Your Safety Plan

    Customizing Your Safety Plan

    One size does not fit all when it comes to safety planning | Creating a safety plan is a vital step when one is considering leaving an abusive partner. In doing so, th... read more

  • Planning for Pet Safety

    Planning for Pet Safety

    Four steps survivors can take when escaping with their pets | When escaping domestic violence, survivors are often worried about pets’ safety if left with the abuser,... read more

  • An Emotional Safety Plan in 4 Steps

    An Emotional Safety Plan in 4 Steps

    A guide to help you along your healing journey | Most people who care about domestic violence are aware of the term “safety plan” and how it can help someone prepar... read more

  • Packing Your Bags

    Packing Your Bags

    Contemplating leaving an abusive partner? Here is how to start preparing | If you are not in immediate danger and are considering leaving an abusive partner, there ar... read more

  • When a Survivor Returns to an Abuser

    When a Survivor Returns to an Abuser

    What to do as a bystander to best support them | It’s easy for someone who’s never been in a relationship with an abusive partner to say, “If anyone ever abused me,... read more

  • If You're Being Stalked

    If You're Being Stalked

    What to do to ensure your safety and make it stop | Stalking can be a component of domestic violence, most often occurring after a survivor leaves an abusive partne... read more

  • Steps to Safety After a PPO

    Steps to Safety After a PPO

    When it's time to escape, make sure to have a plan | About 20% of abuse victims file for a personal protection order, or PPO, according to the Centers for Disea... read more