Once you have decided to leave an abusive relationship, you can take steps to prepare. An Esperanza Advocate can help you make a SAFETY PLAN: Call our 24/7 Crisis Hotline: 505-473-5200 or 800-473-5220.
LEAVING AN ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIP CAN BE DANGEROUS. If you are able to, begin gathering the following items and store them in a secret place. It is okay if you cannot gather these items, the lives and safety of you and your children are the most important.