• 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.