• Identification
  • Financial
  • Legal Papers
  • Additional Item

Identification

  • Drivers license, car title and registration
  • Children’s birth certificates
  • Your birth and marriage certificates
  • Social Security card
  • Welfare identification

Financial

  • Money
  • Bank books
  • Checkbooks

Legal Papers

  • Your protective order
  • Lease, rental agreement, house deed
  • Car registration and insurance papers
  • Custody papers
  • Divorce papers
  • Health and life insurance papers
  • Medical records for all family members
  • Work permits
  • Green card and/or immigration papers
  • Passport

Additional Items

  • House and car keys
  • Medications
  • Small objects you can sell
  • Address book
  • Photos of you, your children and your abuser
  • School records
  • Jewelry
  • Children’s small toys
  • Pets, if you can
  • Changes of clothing for you and your kids
  • Phone card