Operation Safe Escape is helping survivors of of domestic violence, stalking and harassment, and related crimes escape and stay safe after they do.

We’ve supported over 3,000 people as start a new life, and we need your help to reach even more in 2023.
Read more to learn what we’re trying to do, how we’ll do it, and how you can make a difference.

The Problem

  • Domestic violence can affect anyone, regardless of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, or any other demographic
  •  1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men will be victims of domestic violence in their lifetime
  • On average, 20 people are abused by an intimate partner every single minute. That’s 10 million people a year
  • 1 in 7 women and 1 in 18 men have been stalked by an intimate partner in their lifetime
  • Domestic violence is a leading cause of death in women
  • The cost of intimate partner violence on the economu exceeds $8.3 billion per year
  • 20% of survivors have also experienced reproductive coercion- being forced to start or stop birth control, or complete or terminate a pregnancy

About Operation Safe Escape

Operation Safe Escape is a 501c3 nonprofit organization established in 2016. Since then, we’ve:

  • Helped over 3000 people escape their abusers and stay safe after they do
  • Partnered with dozens of shelters, safe houses, and advocacy organizations
  • Helped found the Coalition Against Stalkerware, along with the EFF, NCADV, multiple cybersecurity companies, and more
  • We once arranged to have a helicopter land in the middle of a campground and take a family to safety. Seriously

Operation Safe Escape works with our clients until they’re safe. Every time.

Our mission: to help vulnerable individuals escape abuse, stalking, harassment, and trafficking

About Our Volunteers

Operation Safe Escape brings together security experts from all over the world, all committed to helping others.

  • Over 100 professionals in different disciplines, including cybersecurity, physical security, forensics, and more
  • All volunteer- everyone here donates their time to make the world safer
  • We’re a trauma-informed organization, every client-facing volunteer is trained in trauma-informed care, advocacy, and privacy
  • Each volunteer is subject to two background checks and continuous monitoring

What your tax-deductible donation supports:

100% of donations go towards client support (at no cost to anyone we support). Your donation will help us:

  • Provide travel arrangements and basic supplies to survivors and their children
  • Upgrade DV shelter and safe house security configurations to meet best practices
  • Deliver up-to-date security and safety training to shelters, safe houses, law enforcement, and social services
  • Help survivors disappear online or make their stalker think they’re somewhere they’re not
  • Provide digital forensics services at no cost to help support a restraining order, legal action, or to give them peace of mind
  •  Work directly with survivors and their support systems, helping them plan and effect their escape