Under Tennessee Law, the following facilities are Safe Havens for newborn babies:
- Birthing Centers
- Community Health Clinics(health departments)
- Outpatient, Walk-In Clinics
- Emergency Medical Service Facilities (EMS)
- Fire Stations (only those staffed 24 hours)
- Police Stations (only those staffed 24 hours)
If you work for any of the above facilities in Tennessee and you do not see your organization listed on the “Find a Location” page please let us know immediately.
To schedule in-service training for your facility on the Safe Haven Law, how to navigate the process after a surrender has taken place and best practices, please e-mail Shannon McCloud, Executive Director.
If your facility needs mother’s packets or signs, please contact our business office. To receive mother’s packets and signs for your facility, or to schedule in-service training on the Safe Haven Law please e-mail Shannon McCloud, Executive Director. Training will include updates on the Safe Haven Law, instructions on how to navigate the process during and after a surrender, as well as best practices.
Help us to create awareness around safe surrender!
Click here for the TN Safe Haven Law Facility Staff Training Video. Please download the file, unzip, and click “index.html” for the training. The video works best in Google Chrome.