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How to Stay Safe

If you (or someone in your family) is a victim of domestic violence, it is important that you create a personalized safety plan to remain safe. Even if you are feeling safe right now, it is always a good idea to plan ahead. Be sure to share your safety plan with someone you trust that can help you to implement your safety plan should it become necessary. Please click on the scenario that best applies to you: (each to link to that scenario on page)


Safety Plan for Protective Order Cases

Safety Plan after the Arrest of an Abuser

The period after an arrest may be a difficult time for both you and your family. It will be very important that you set-up and follow a safety plan. Listed below are a number of suggested strategies that you could follow:

Safety Plan for If You Are Living With Your Abuser

Safety Plan for If You Are Not Living with Your Abuser