Training & Education: Safety Planning

Safety Planning Across Culture & Community: A Guide for Front Line Violence Against Women Responders

Community Coordination for Women's Safety (CCWS) and Ending Violence Association of BC (EVABC)

This guide provides in-depth information on the specific risk and safety factors relevant to groups of women who are disproportionately victimized and murdered. It includes dedicated sections on risk identification and safety planning with Aboriginal women, those who are immigrants or refugees, older and younger women, sex workers, women with disabilities, lesbian, bisexual and queer women, and trans people. 

Safety Planning for Women Who are Abused

Western Education Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children

Suggestions and actions that a victim of abuse may use while still living with her abuser, when planning to leave, and after leaving. 

End Violence Together For the Dignity of Every Woman: Safety Planning

Ending Violence Association of BC

A comprehensive safety plan for women facing relationship violence and their children. Adapted from "Creating A Safety Plan", by the Peel Committee Against Woman Abuse.

Creating A Safety Plan

Peel Committee Against Woman Abuse

This document provides women with suggestions for increasing their safety in violent relationships. Visit the website to access the resource in 14 different languages; www.pcawa.org.

Personalized Safety Plan

Ending Violence Association of BC

A comprehensive safety plan for women experiencing abuse. It is included as an appendix within the manual Interagency Case Assessment Team Best Practices: Working Together to Reduce the Risk of Domestic Violence, refer to page 73 for the safety plan.

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