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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com. 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.
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