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About Abuse

Safety Tips

These pages provide tips for keeping yourself and your family members safe in various situations. Following these suggestions (often known as a safety plan) can't guarantee your safety, but it could help make you safer. However, it is important that you create a safety plan that is right for you. Not all of these suggestions will work for everyone, and some could even place you in greater danger. You have to do what you think is best to keep yourself and your children safe.

Tips for how to stay safe if you are a victim of stalking.

If you have left an abusive home, or you are trying to keep the abuser away from your new confidential address, this page will provide tips for staying safe.

There are ways that an abuser can access your email and also find out where you have been on the Internet. It is impossible to to hide all your tracks.