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Safe Haven for Newborns

Somestimes parents see no choice except to abandon or put Safe Haven for Newborns Sign their baby in danger - Safe Havens provide a safe option.

All 50 states have passed Safe Haven for Newborns law. A parent can leave their newborn in the arms of someone who is on duty at an officially designated Safe Haven location, without fear of prosecution for abandonment.

Missouri Safe Havens

Ambulance Stations
Fire Stations
Police Stations

Kansas Safe Havens

Fire Stations
City and county health departments

For complete text of the laws in each state, go to Missouri and
Kansas (On the Kansas site, type in Statute number 38-2282 and then click "Get Statute.")


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