Whether or not you're to leave your abuser,

there are things you can do protect yourself.

These safety tips can help make the difference.

A safety plan is a strategy that helps you to reduce the risks that you and your children face. Having a safety plan increases your chances of leaving without harm. There is no right or wrong way to do a safety plan. Make it unique to you. Review it often. Make changes as you need to. There is help for you to develop a safety plan. You can ask a social worker, family violence worker, or a police officer to work with you on this.

For help:
24-HOUR HELPLINE (780)-479-0058

help@winhouse.org monitored 7am to 6pm – 7 days a week

The Support Network: 211
A safety plan will help protect you from future abuse.

This can be a stressful and dangerous time for you and your children. Above all else, stay safe and if needed call 9-1-1.

We are available to support you and assist with a safety plan. Call our Helpline at (780) 479-0058.

If you are being abused, remember:

You are not to blame for being battered or mistreated.
You are not the cause of your partner’s abusive behavior.
You deserve to be treated with respect.
You deserve a safe and happy life.
Your children deserve a safe and happy life.
You are not alone. There are people waiting to help.