Safety Planning

Any time you feel threatened, call 9-1-1.

If you are in an abusive relationship, safety planning can be essential in reducing the amount of risk that you and your children face. By having a safety plan in place, you will know what to do in case of an emergency and will be more likely to make a successful escape.

There is no right or wrong way to make a safety plan; it should above all be something that will work for you. Review it often and make changes as you need to; if possible, review it with a social worker, family violence worker, or police officer.

Safety plans are used by people who:

  • Want to leave but it is not safe to do so
  • Are not sure about leaving but want to have an option in case the abuser gets violent
  • Have already left and are still worried about the threat of violence

Our Family Violence Outreach Worker can conduct a risk assessment for you and help you create a peronalised safety plan.
Call 587-879-6125 for help today.