Pet Safekeeping

Safety Planning

How Do I Keep My Children, My Pets, and Myself Safe?

Escaping a relationship that is plagued with abuse is complicated. In fact, deciding to leave an abusive relationship is often just the beginning of the journey. Countless studies have shown that woman are at the highest risk of being seriously injured or killed when they decide to leave a violent relationship. 

If you are in an abusive relationship, it is important to have a personalized safety plan to keep you and your loved ones safe.  You should have a safety plan whether you plan to stay in the relationship, are contemplating on leaving, or have already left the relationship. 

Safety Planning For Pet Owners:

Before You Leave

After You Leave

How to
Get Help

How to Access the Program

If you are a pet owner fleeing an abusive home situation and you are concerned about leaving pets behind, please contact us.

Safety Planning

Escaping a relationship plagued with abuse is complicated. Let us help you get started.

Warning Signs

Family violence can take many forms including physical, sexual, emotional and financial abuse.

Program Partners

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