Safety Planning

Important Things to Remember if You’re Planning To Leave

  1. Benefit Cards, PPS No, Birth Certs, Medical Card, Keys, Legal Papers etc
  2. Money for taxis, bus fares, phone calls.
  3. Take enough clothes for yourself and the children, including school uniforms.
  4. Take any prescriptions / medication you may need e.g. inhalers.
  5. Plan your departure. Decide when it would be safe to leave. It is important that you leave with all the children.
  6. However, in the event of any emergency, contact the Gardai (999) and seek medical attention.
  7. It is important to speak to someone if you are suffering physical or emotional abuse.
  8. If you are injured, it is important that you attend the Hospital Accident and Emergency, you can then be referred to other support services