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    Leaving Home

    SAFETY PLANSoft folds of a warm blanket

    If you are a woman experiencing violence you should have a safety plan for getting out of the house.

    There are some important documents that you need to have with you. Copy and collect all important documents and place them in a safe place.

    • Your O.H.I.P Health Care and Social Insurance Cards
    • Driver's license/Registration
    • Credit cards and bank card
    • Personal identification (including picture ID)
    • Birth certificate
    • Immunization card for the children
    • Custody order
    • Personal cheque book
    • Last banking statement
    • Mortgage papers

    When leaving an abusive situation you should also make sure you take personal items such as:

    • Prescribed medication
    • Personal hygiene products
    • Glasses/contact lenses
    • Money (if possible)
    • Clothing including night wear, underwear
    • Heirlooms, jewelry
    • Photo albums (pictures that you want to keep)

    For your children, you should also try to bring with you.

    • Medication
    • Soother/ bottles
    • Clothing (night wear, underwear)
    • Special blanket and/or toy

     

    For Immediate Help Call Our
    24 Hour Crisis Lines:

    Local: (905)352-3708
    Toll Free: 1-800-388-5171
    TTY: 905-352-3506
    or call: 911

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