Together we can end
Domestic Violence and
Sexual Assault in Alaska
Memorize important numbers of friends and relatives whom you can call who can help you in an emergency. If your children are old enough, teach them important numbers, as well as how to dial 911.
Keep all information in a safe place, where your partner can’t find it, but where you can get to it and read it when needed.
Keep change for pay phones with you at all times. If you have a cell phone, keep it charged.
If possible open your own bank account.
Stay in touch with your friends. Get to know your neighbors. Resist temptation to isolate yourself from other people, even if you feel like you just want to be alone.
Rehearse your escape plan.
At a safe location that you can access later, leave a set of car keys, extra money, a change of clothes and copies of the following documents:
You and your children’s birth certificates
Your children’s school and medical records
Your bank records
Passports or green cards
Your social security card
Lease agreements/mortgage payment books
Important addresses and telephone numbers
Insurance cards/papersAny other important documents