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
Call 587-879-6125 for help today.