Safety Planner

You are important and you need to protect yourself. Having a plan ahead of time can help you when you’re in danger.

This page will help you make a safety plan. Memorize it. Print it out if you have a place where no one else will find it.


1

If you are ever in danger, you might forget your safety plan. Call the police, fire department, or another emergency service.


Get to a phone and dial 9-1-1 or 0. When your call is answered, say:

years old. I need help.

Don’t worry if you’re not sure where you are or what the phone number is. The operator will help you. Stay on the line - do not hang up!

 

2

When I don’t feel safe, I can call these numbers.


A friend:

A friend’s parent:

A relative:

A neighbour:

Tip

If you have your own cell phone, you should add these numbers to your contacts. Enter them under a code name if you want to.

 


3

It’s a good idea to have a code word that means I’m in trouble and need help.


When I use the code word, the person I’m calling should:



 

4

Here’s where I can go if I don’t feel safe:


If I don’t feel safe at home, I can go to these places




 

5

Here’s how I will get to my safe place:


To get to your safe place, you can





Tip

It’s a good idea to keep bus fare or a bus ticket with your safety plan. You can also hide a bus ticket in your shoe so you always have it with you.

From now on, I will always have enough money with me to:



 

6

Some excuses I can use to avoid someone who makes me feel unsafe are:




Can you think of some other excuses?

 

7

If you don’t feel safe at home, it’s important to tell someone who can help you. Here are some people you can trust:


A relative

A friend’s parent:

A teacher, coach, principal

An adult from a church or other place of worship, community centre, or club

Remember


You can also always call us at Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868.

 
My Safety Plan

Congratulations, you’ve finished creating your Safety Plan. Click Print and put it someplace safe, or keep it with you.


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