20,000 calls a day are placed to domestic violence hotlines in the United States.  Most women and children don’t have a safety plan and end up seriously injured and homeless.

If you are in a violent relationship, one of the most important steps you can take is to make a safety plan both for home and the workplace.  These plans contain simple but critical steps you can take to increase your safety while you deal with the violence you face in your personal life.

Safety plans

Help a friend or family member

Get help:
The National Domestic Violence Hotline
Call: 1-800-799-7233
Please call 911 in an emergency.