- Ask the courts, phone and utility companies, the Department of Motor Vehicles, schools and your workplace to keep your address confidential.
- Change your locks and make sure your abuser does not get a key.
- Replace flimsy doors with secure ones.
- Install security systems: alarms, extra locks and window locks and bars.
- Keep a "fire ladder" handy for escape or have a rope or sheets to tie together.
- Have your mail sent to a Post Office box, a commercial mail drop or a different address.