H.I can leave extra clothes with _____________________________________.
I.I will sit down and review my safety plan every ___________________ in order to plan the safest way to leave the residence. ______________________________________ (domestic violence advocate or friend) has agreed to help me review this plan.
J.I will rehearse my escape plan and, as appropriate, practice it with my children.
Step 3: Safety in my own residence. There are many things that a woman can do to increase her safety in her own residence. It may be impossible to do everything at once, but safety measures can be added step by step.
Safety measures I can use include:
A.I can change the locks on my doors and windows as soon as possible.
B.I can replace wooden doors with steel/metal doors.
C.I can install security systems including additional locks, window bars, poles to wedge against doors, an electronic system, etc.
D.`I can purchase rope ladders to be used for escape from second floor windows.
E.I can install smoke detectors and purchase fire extinguishers for each floor in my house/apartment.
F.I can install an outside lighting system that lights up when a person is coming close to my house.
G.I will teach my children how to use the telephone to make a collect call to me and to ________________________ (friend/minister/other) in the event that my partner takes the children.
H.I will tell people who takes care of my children which people have permission to pick up my children and that my partner is not permitted to do so. The people I will inform about pick-up permission include:
_____________________________________________________(day care staff),
______________________________________________(Sunday school teacher),