> Plans to Stay Safe

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If you think your abuser is tracking what you do online, you’re probably right. Learn more about internet and computer safety. Find helpful articles, free court forms, and other resources related to making plans to stay safe by following the links below. 

  • Safety Planning During COVID-19: Tips From Survivors For Survivors

    A safety plan is a set of steps you can take to reduce the risk of harm in unsafe situations with an abuser or family member. With the changes in our environments due to coronavirus, it's a good idea to follow these safety tips created by survivors. Content Detail

    Sanctuary for Families
  • Staying Safe During COVID-19

    Learn steps you can take to keep yourself safe from an abuser or family member during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Content Detail

    The National Domestic Violence Hotline
  • What Is a Safety Plan?

    A safety plan is a personalized, practical plan that includes ways to remain safe while in a relationship, planning to leave, or after you leave. Learn tips for coming up with your own safety plan, including safety when living with an abusive partner, safety planning with children or pets, and more. Content Detail

    National Domestic Violence Hotline
  • Personalized Safety Plan

    Find a list of questions to ask yourself to come up with a plan to stay safe during and after an abusive relationship. Learn tips for finding resources to help you leave an abusive relationship. Content Detail

    National Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • Address Confidentiality Program

    Learn how to keep your address safe from an abuser. This site includes general information about the Address Confidentiality Program, checklist, and application. Content Detail

    Montana Department of Justice (DOJ)
  • New Social Security Numbers for Domestic Violence Survivors Who Have Changed Their Names

    How to change your social security number if you have changed your name and are a survivor of domestic violence. Content Detail

    Social Security Administration (SSA)
  • The Hope Card

    The Hope Card allows someone who has been granted an Order of Protection in one jurisdiction to easily prove it in another jurisdiction. Hope Cards are wallet-sized and compact and are intended as a more convenient way for people who have permanent Orders of Protection to keep relevant information about their orders with them at all times. Content Detail

    Montana Department of Justice (DOJ)
  • Crime Victim Advocates

    Crime victim advocates provide free, confidential help and services to crime victims throughout Montana. Content Detail

    Montana Department of Justice
  • Montana Con Web

    The State of Montana maintains the Correctional Offender Network (CON), an internet database that contains basic criminal records of felony offenders supervised by the Department of Corrections. Content Detail

    Montana Department of Corrections
  • Domestic Violence Forums And Chats

    If you’re looking to connect with people through chat rooms and message boards that are focused on domestic violence and sexual assault, this list of online resources will help. Content Detail


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