Create a Family Safety Plan

Creating a Family Safety Plan can help prevent sexual assault and keep everyone in your family safe and protected. Learn strategies from CareNectar expert Mirella Alexis, and print a template here to create your own.

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A Family Safety Plan is something you can create with your family members, including your children, to help keep them safe from sexual assault. Through this activity, you will learn strategies and tools to help your children understand bodily autonomy and when and how to say no. As you create your Family Safety Plan, you are also starting to have difficult conversations that can help build trust and communication among your family members. This will offer your children the confidence they need to open up to you if there is ever a time they feel threatened or uncomfortable by someone they interact with.

Learn tips for having this conversation with your family and download the CareNectar Family Safety Plan template here.

Who It's For

Parents and caregivers looking to keep the little ones they care for safe and protected.

Why It Empowers

This activity empowers families to take the steps they need to keep their children safe from sexual assault. Using this activity, parents will equip their children with the skills and tools needed to say no and to turn to a trusted adult when they are uncomfortable.

What's Needed

  • Pen or pencil
  • Paper or the CareNectar Family Safety Plan template
  • 30 minutes of time
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    Meet The Expert

    Mirella Alexis

    Mirella has been a family and childcare advocate for nearly two decades. With her bachelor’s degree in early childcare education, Mirella immediately started expanding her portfolio as a professional nanny, early childhood educator, and newborn care specialist. She later obtained her certification in child nutrition, positive discipline, and child abuse prevention. She expanded her professional reach more in 2016 by taking on the role of labor and postpartum doula. In 2020, Mirella became the Vice President of The Nanny Sitter Fund. She’s excited to be bringing her passion for childcare to the masses, making child welfare everyone’s responsibility. Learn more about her at