Safety planning helps you think through practical changes you can make that may increase your safety in various settings.
You are the expert of your own situation and we encourage you to listen to your instincts about what feels safe.
A safety plan is a guide that may lower your risk of being hurt by your abusive partner or ex-partner. It includes information specific to you and your life that can help keep you and your family safe. Safety planning helps you think through practical changes you can make that may increase your safety in various settings and stages of your life. Working with an expert or a DV agency such as School of Women, Inc. is a great resource for gathering more DV information and exploring all of your options. Read the options below, take them in and see which feels right for you and your circumstances.
The following suggestions are not for everyone. Please consider reaching out to School of Women or another agency to help walk you through your unique situation and devise an individualized safety plan for you.
Call our 24-hour emergency hotline at 469.810.0250.
One of our counselors can work with you to create a safety plan personalized to your needs. All our services are free and confidential.