Leaving : What you should prepare

Getting ready to leave is not an easy task. It’s a process that can bring about a lot of questions. You have to remember that you are not alone in this. A counselor is always available to answer your questions and concerns. To help you get ready, here’s a list of important things we suggest you bring along. If it is safe for you, you can use a box or a luggage to collect them in. However, be careful not to put yourself at risk.

  • Your house and car keys
  • Money (in cash) to call and to take a taxi
  • Clothes and shoes for you and your children
  • List of important adresses and phone numbers
  • Passports
  • Bank statements and investment documents
  • Marriage or divorce certificate if applicable
  • Custody documents if applicable
  • Birth certificates
  • Immigration papers if applicable
  • Health insurance cards
  • Welfare documents
  • Health and vaccination booklet
  • Insurance papers
  • Diplomas
  • Children’s report cards
  • Previous and current income tax report
  • Lease documents
  • Important bills if applicable
  • Medication and prescriptions
  • Personal items (family pictures, jewelry, other)
  • Toys and children significant items


For any advice or suggestions in getting ready, don’t hesitate to contact us at 514-620-4845, ext. 221