Safe Haven for Newborns-Divine Providence Hospital-UPMC Susquehanna

UPMC Susquehanna- Divine Providence Hospital


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Data Provided By
Lycoming County United Way
General Information
Description of ServiceA parent of a new baby under 28 days of age, who feels that they cannot care for the baby, can give the baby to one of the nurses Divine Providence Hospital and simply leave without giving name or address. If they choose, they may give the nurse a medical history of the baby. The baby receives a check up to be sure it receives medical care for any health problems. Lycoming County Children and Youth Services and one of their employees will come to the Emergency Department and see that the baby is placed in a loving, caring home.
Both the parent and baby receive an identification bracelet with a confidential medical record number from the Emergency Department. This allows the parent to contact Lycoming County Children and Youth Services if they want information on the baby after leaving it in the Emergency Department.
LocationLycoming
Geographical AreaLycoming County, Sullivan County, Tioga County, Bradford County, Potter County, Clinton County, Union County, Northumberland County, Snyder County
 
Availability
Hours of Operation 24/7/365
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 1100 Grampian Blvd.
Physical Site City, State, Zip Williamsport, PA 17701
Mailing Address 1 1100 Grampian Blvd.
Mailing City, State, Zip Williamsport, PA 17701
Mail Attention To Devine Providence Hospital
Main Phone (570) 326-8000
Hotline Phone 866-921-7233
Web Address www.susquehannahealth.org or http://www.secretsafe.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: UPMC Susquehanna
Affiliated Program: UPMC Susquehanna- Divine Providence Hospital
This Service: Safe Haven for Newborns-Divine Providence Hospital-UPMC Susquehanna
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Safe Havens for Abandoned Newborns (LJ-5000.8000)