Reducing the Risk of Harm During COVID-19

In times of social distancing, there are many additional risks for survivors of domestic violence and their children. Having a safety plan can help reduce the risk of harm in unsafe situations with an abuser or family member. Here are eleven tips from survivors on how to create a personalized safety plan:

By: Monica Harris, Survivor Leader & Shobana Powell, LCSW, Director of Survivor Leadership Institute.

Reviewed by: Flore Baptiste, Carmen Guzman Lombert, Survivor Leader, Cristian Eduardo, Survivor Leader, and Hazell Imbert, LMHC, Counselor in Residential Services.