Easton Hospital - Safe Haven

Easton Hospital

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United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley
General Information
Description of ServiceIf a parent is unable to care for their newborn, they may surrender the baby at any hospital or police station as long as the infant is unharmed and less than 28 days old. No one will ask their name, and they will not be in trouble.

Safe Haven is a federal law, but each state has different requirements. In Pennsylvania, a parent can take the baby to any hospital emergency room or police station. they may place the baby in the Safe Haven bassinette at a hospital emergency room and ring the bell if there is one nearby. Some hospitals provide medical forms to share their confidential family medical history.

They also may place the baby in the arms of an employee in the emergency department who is wearing a hospital identification badge, or in the arms of a police officer at police stations. No one will ask their name, and they should not voluntarily give it if they want to remain anonymous.
Geographical AreaNorthampton
Intake ProcedureWalk-in
Client Information
EligibilityMothers of newborns no older than 28 days
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
Hours of Operation 24/7
Contact Information
Contact's Phone 866-921-7233
Physical Site Address 1 250 South 21st Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Easton, PA 18042
Main Phone 866-921-7233
Other Phone 610-250-4076
Web Address https://www.easton-hospital.org/
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Easton Hospital
Affiliated Program: Easton Hospital
This Service: Easton Hospital - Safe Haven
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Crisis Pregnancy Hotlines (RP-1500.1400-180)
Safe Havens for Abandoned Newborns (LJ-5000.8000)