Thoughts on having a getaway bag?

Cash, copies of ID, birth certificates, SS cards, insurance cards, clothes, toiletries, family member phone numbers on paper

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Diapers/pull ups, wipes, chargers, water, clothes, jackets and toiletries.
I wouldn’t have cash or paperwork in case someone breaks into my car but keep extra copies ready in a manilla folder somewhere in the house.

If you think you need it… just go

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Write down phone numbers! You may not have your cell on you to retrieve your families numbers. Any numbers to shelters or hotels you may need. Gift cards or cash that way they can not look at any bank statements to see where you are.

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If I had to consider a getaway bag, I would just get away. I hope that whatever position you are in, you and your baby are able to get out safely, and fast :heart:

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Copies of important documents, such as passports, health cards, immigration papers, immunization record, some money, list of important phone numbers (in case your phone was taken or destroyed), change of clothes for both of you and toy. I’d suggest keeping your emergency bag - or a second emergency bag - at a friend or relatives home, or at work, if possible, in case the person of concern may have access to your vehicle.

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Important docs - both birth certificates, socials, etc. cash, burner phone, charger, toiletries, etc.

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If you need a getaway bag, find an emergency shelter and go now. If you have ever been with someone that makes you feel like you have to run away, do it before it’s too late

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Identification and both of your birth certs, money, burner cell phone and sim, clothes, water, non perishable food to last the night, and a list of address and phone numbers of family and friends who they can go to if they are desperate.

If you’re in a situation where you feel you might need a get away bag please get out as soon as you can. I know it’s hard but the longer you wait the harder it is. Trust me

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This might sound kinda far fetched but maybe a safe Depot box in a different bank with all the copies of the paper work and some cash when possible (just a Suggestion)

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I would set up a different bank account and start saving money in it. Get copies of all important documents and give them to someone you trust to hold. In a bag I would pack easy stuff like leggings and t shirts, socks and underwear for at least a few days. If you work I would pack a set of work clothes. Toiletries of course. Always have snacks and water in your trunk but make sure you switch out the waters often as they can go bad. Don’t forget to take a baby blanket when you leave to comfort your baby. Maybe if you can have an emergency CC that you don’t use and has funds available on it to rent a room or put gas whatever you might need. Don’t forget feminine stuff.

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Never a place where it could be found. Leave it with a friend or family member or hide it very well in the house. Pack essentials for all of you. Anything else you can get later. Important legal documents, bank info, etc.

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If you feel the bag is need it’s time to leave!

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Is there anyone you could leave these things with instead of in the vehicle leave a bag somewhere you trust incase of break ins etc, chargers, money/a bank card, toiletries, comforts for little one, underwear & couple of warm/ cold outfits each wipes snacks drinks

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Social security cards. Birth certs. Meds. Phone charger. Diapers. Wipes. At least 10 water bottles. Cereal and snack pouches. Pen. Notebook. $100 cash just as backup for gas and hotel.
If you feel you need a get away bag you need to go now.

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Money, phone/charger, copies of important documents (birth certificate, SS card) shoes, socks, full change of clothes for both for at least 3 days, a few toys that can just stay in the car and diapers/wipes if needed yet. If she uses anything special, like a nuk or blankey keep an extra nuk in the car and know where the lovey is at all times

Keep your keys close to your person or the door closest to your vehicle. Keep shoes close that you can slide on, keep the carseat always ready to have her in quickly.

I was in an abusive relationship…one night he called me to pick him up… he was drunk… something told me to pack a bag and keep it in the car that night(womens intuition)… to say the least…he beat me for the last time that night. When he finally let me leave for work the next morning… I left with what I had packed(clothes and important documents)and never looked back… do what you gotta do.

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I wouldn’t put any personal info in your car. If someone finds it or breaks in that could be a problem.

Chargers, extra phone, a day or two worth of clothing , snacks, flash light, jumper cables, blanket, money(cash is better), copies of legal documents, water, have an extra can of gas close (not inside until time) if needed (not necessary unless your leaving a whole town and are afraid to stop for gas for a while). Diapers and wipes if needed, pen and paper. Sneak things 1 at a time or more if it’s not noticable. Hide them in the vehicle. Make sure, the most important imo, is a back up cellphone, money and all legal documents. Just remember, you and your child matter the most. Everything else can be replaced, your lives cannot. Make sure someone close and trustworthy knows of this and when it’s happening in case something happens. Please be safe!!

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