Maternal, Child & Family Health

The Town of Mansfield offers many community health services. Below you can find a list of resources that are available to provide additional assistance to the community.

Click below for additional information about specific topics.

  1. Baby Safe Haven
  2. Child Car Seat Installation
  3. Kennedy Donovan Center
  4. Mansfield Council on Aging
  5. Postpartum Depression Info/Resources
  6. Pregnancy Resources
  7. Public Health Nursing
  8. SNAP Info
  9. Women Infants and Children (WIC)

Baby Safe Haven

The Safe Haven Act of Massachusetts (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 19 of the Massachusetts General Laws, section 39.5.Safe Haven Law

Read more about the Baby Safe Haven Law at the Massachusetts State Website

Baby Safe Haven Locations in Mansfield

Fire and Police StationPlymouth Street Fire Station
500 East Street, Mansfield, MA10 Plymouth Street, Mansfield, MA
508-261-7321 (F)   508-261-7300 (P)508-261-7321

Safe Haven Hotlines

Baby Safe HavenNational Child Abuse
Phone: 877-796 HOPE (4673) Phone: 800-422-4453 (800-4-A-CHILD)
Child-at-Risk-HotlineNational Safe Haven Alliance
Phone: 800-792-5200Phone: 888-510-BABY (2229)