The Safe Haven Act of Massachusetts law (effective October 29, 2004) allows a parent to legally surrender newborn infants 7 days old or younger at a hospital, police station, or manned fire station without facing criminal prosecution. The Safe Haven Act is an amendment to Chapter 119 of the Massachusetts General Laws, section 39.5.
Read more about Baby Safe Haven Law on the Massachusetts State website.
Safe Haven Hotlines
- Baby Safe Haven
Phone: 866-814-7233 (866-814-SAFE)
- Child at Risk
- National Child Abuse
Phone: 800-422-4453 (800-4-A-CHILD)
- National Safe Haven Alliance
Phone: 888-510-2229 (888-510-BABY)
Safe Haven Locations in Mansfield