SafeNest Safety Plan

Whether you’re ready to leave or not, it’s important to prepare a safety plan and review it often. Learn how to make one to keep you and your loved ones safe.

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What is a Safety Plan?

If you are considering leaving your home, it is important to prepare a safety plan. A safety plan is a personalized, practical plan that includes ways to remain safe while still in, planning to leave or after leaving an abusive relationship. SafeNest has a list of options for consideration as you prepare to get out of danger, stay safe and plan for your future. We can also help you develop a plan, call the 24/7 Domestic Violence Hotline for assistance.

Packing your Go Bag

If possible, pack a bag of important items or things you use every day. Stash this bag in a safe place that you can access if you have to leave immediately and unexpectedly.
Items to Take, if Possible

  • Children (if it is safe)
  • Money
  • Keys to car, house, work
  • Extra clothes
  • Medicine
  • Important papers for you and your children
  • Birth certificates
  • Social security cards
  • School and medical records
  • Bankbooks, credit cards
  • Driver’s license
  • Car registration
  • Welfare identification
  • Passports, green cards, work permits
  • Lease/rental agreement
  • Mortgage payment book, unpaid bills
  • Insurance papers
  • PPO, divorce papers, custody orders
  • Address book
  • Pictures, jewelry, things that mean a lot to you
  • Items for your children (toys, blankets, etc.)