These suggestions may help you be able to leave quickly if you are in danger:

  • Decide who you will call if you feel threatened or in danger.
  • Decide where you will go if you need a safe place.
  • Decide what arrangements you will make to ensure the safety of your children.
  • Save some money for cab or bus fare for emergency transportation to a safe place.
  • Keep an extra set of keys to your house and car.
  • Make a list of emergency phone numbers.
  • Hide a change of clothing for you and your children.
  • Pack all of the medications you need.
  • Know where all of your important papers and records are so that you can find them in a hurry.
  • Consider keeping some clothing, medications, important papers, keys and some cash at a friend’s house.
  • Practice traveling to the location that you have chosen as a safe place.

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