Staying Safe

Clearing Your Internet History

If you are worried about your internet history being discovered follow these step-by-step instructions on how to clear it. Remember to clear it after each use to stay safe. 

Protection Orders

 An order for protection is a written court order that is designed to stop violent and harassing behavior and to protect you and your children from the abuser. Orders for protection can also be known as temporary protection orders or restraining orders. Often referred to as TPO's. If you are interested in applying for a protection order you can call WDVS and an advocate can explain the process. We are available to help you fill out the paperwork and support you along the way. You can also visit for more information on how protection orders work in Nevada. 

Safety Planning

A safety plan is a personalized plan to help you stay safe while you are in a relationship, leaving a relationship or after you leave. The safety planning process will give you the tools you need to cope with emotionally difficult situations, tell friends and family about the abuse, possibly take legal action and more. Advocates are available to help you design your own safety plan. Having a plan in place can help you feel more secure in times of stress.