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Safe Haven Site

If you’re pregnant and are feeling scared, or if you’re having difficulty caring for your newborn, we are here for you.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island is a safe haven site for newborn infants. Under New York State’s Abandoned Infant Protection Act, newborns 30 days old or younger may be left with an appropriate person at a safe haven site. Under the Abandoned Infant Protection Act, you do not need to share your name or identity.

For more information regarding the Abandoned Infant Protection Act, or to find safe places to leave a newborn, call toll free: 1-866-505-SAFE (7233).

New York State’s Office of Children and Family Services has created helpful resource guide with options for parents in crisis:

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