Developing A Safety Plan

Making a safety plan involves identifying the steps you can take to increase your safety and helps to prepare you and your children in advance for the possibility of further violence. You do not deserve to be abused. If you are currently living in an abusive relationship, are thinking about leaving, or have recently left, there are steps you can take to increase your safety.
Your safety and the safety of your child/children is the most important thing.
Women cannot always avoid violent incidents. In order to increase safety, battered women may use a variety of strategies.

Safety Plan if currently with an abusive partner

If you are currently with abusive partner, the following link will allow you to view and/or download an outline of the steps which represent the plan for increasing your safety and preparing in advance for the possibility of further violence. Although you do not have control over your partner's violence, you do have a choice about how to respond him/her and how to best get your children and yourself to safety.

Click here for the Safety Plan if you are currently with abusive partner.

Click here to download the complete MHWSS Safety Plan.

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