Plan your safety
The immediate and ongoing safety of women and children is the first priority.
Safety planning is an important and practical first step.
All women are encouraged to develop a safety plan whether in a relationship, planning to leave, or separated.
Women are encouraged to seek support to make a safety plan.
Women’s right to make their own choices are respected at all times.
Your Safety Plan Guide
1. Call Police 000
Call Police for immediate help on 000
2. Call Safe Steps
1800 015 188 for emergency accommodation and access to our service during crisis 24/7
3. Friend or Family Help
Identify a friend or family member you can trust for support and practical help
4. Have a Safety Kit Ready
Your safety kit should include keys, fuel money, important documents, a spare set of clothes, phone/phone charger and medication kept in a safe place
5. Your Children's Needs
Consider your children’s needs
- Teach children not to be involved
- Teach children to call 000
- Teach children to go to a safe place when they fell unsafe