Safety Planning Tool

‘Strategies for Staying Safer’ is a tool that has been designed to help women create a plan for staying safer while living with a partner who acts abusively.

Each woman is the expert on the complexities of her own life. This tool can help a woman clearly identify situations she feels she can act on:

Strategies for Staying Safer in Peterborough City and County

Strategies for Staying Safer in Haliburton County


A safety plan is not a static, one time blueprint. Situations change over time and so should the plan. Women should keep their plan someplace safe and revisit it when possible.