a roommate or friend of your plans in the evening or weekends.
visiting with friends, call them when you arrive home to let them know you
you are planning to be away from school or home for extended days or over
the weekends, let someone know. Leave phone numbers or addresses of your
phone numbers and e-mail addresses only with people you trust
is not advisable to walk out alone at night. Stay in well-lit areas, take
a taxi, go with a friend or ask homestay members to take you.
not arrange to meet individuals from Internet connections.
not give your address or phone number to people you don't know.
not talk to people you are not comfortable with. Walk or run away. Yell
and scream loudly.
where you are in the city, i.e. Burnaby, Vancouver etc. Know your
destination. Be aware of street names and numbers and buildings.
that Vancouver is a safe city, but it is a big city, so use your judgment.
If you feel uncomfortable in a situation, trust your feelings.
911 if you have any emergency and the police number in your community if
you have non-emergency concerns.