When you leave, it’s important to choose the right possessions to take with you that will help you move forward independently.

Identification Papers & Legal Documents

  • Drivers License
  • Birth Certificates for all family members
  • Social Security cards for all family members
  • Welfare Identification
  • Green Card
  • Passport
  • Child custody Documents
  • Protective Orders
  • Lease/Rental agreement, house deed, mortgage papers
  • Divorce/separation Papers

Financial Resources

  • Money
  • Bank Books
  • Checkbooks
  • Pay Stubs
  • Income Tax Records
  • Charge account numbers and amounts
  • Safety deposit box keys

Healthcare Items

  • Medications
  • Medical Records for all family members
  • Health Insurance Cards
  • Children’s school and immunization records
  • Health Insurance Papers

Personal Items

  • House and car keys
  • Address/Phone Book
  • Pictures and sentimental possessions
  • Jewelry