Shelby County Safe Haven Awareness Initiative. Safe Haven Hotline 1-877-768-3473. Presented by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.
Safe Haven Hotline
Presented by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office
Benefits of the law:
Provide support to Safe Haven facilities to create policies and procedures concerning the law.Role of Shelby County Sheriff’s Office
Determine the nearest Safe Haven facility.
Transport mother and child if necessary.Role of Rural/Metro EMSA Shelby County Safe Haven Sponsor
Establishing appropriate policies and procedures.
Educate the public by placing brochures, posters and signs in visible locations.Role of hospitals and clinics
Safe Haven facility signs for outdoor useWhat materials will be provided to your facility?
No. The mother must bring the infant herself so that health care workers will know that the decision was made by the mother and she was not pressured to give up the infant.Questions Concerning the Law
The Department of Children’s Services has a number of procedures so it is best to tell the mother to contact DCS to get the most accurate information.Continued