A safety plan is a personalized, practical plan that can help you avoid dangerous situations and know the best way to react when you’re in danger.
Why would I need one?
Safety planning helps reduce the possibility of further violence by providing space to think about how you are going to react to arguments or situations that are difficult to navigate. Although you do not have control over a partner’s violence, you do have a choice about how to respond to him/her and how to best get myself and my children to safety.
Click here for a document you can use to create your own safety plan.