Great toolkits and handout for family on child safety with topics such as: fire escape plans, car seat safety, safe sleep, burn prevention, toy safety, pool safety, teen driving and youth sports injury prevention. Please click here for toolkits. www.preventchildinjury.org/toolkits-landing
Site for everything related to car seat safety www.chop.edu/centers-programs/car-seat-safety-kids
Call 215-686-3572 or go to www.officeofphiladelphiasheriff.com for more info or walk into 100 S. Broad Street on the 5th Floor to pick one up, no questions asked. If you have a gun in your house, you need a lock. Don’t kid around. Too many children and families devastated by unsecured guns in Philly.
A variety of assistance for the prevention, detection, and treatment of childhood lead poisoning- 215-978-2788. Lead Safe Babies Project- free lead cleaning supplies and free home inspection for new or pregnant parents- Free inspections (see flyer below) 215-978-2788. Also click here for info on new lead paint disclosure law.
Click here for Flyer
The mission of the center is to reduce the number of accidents, severity of injuries, the number of deaths, and the healthcare costs associated with poison exposures- 800-222-1222
Cribs for Kids provides free portable cribs for needy families in Philadelphia. It is run by the Maternity Care Coalition and works to help reduce infant deaths due to SIDS and improper sleep environments. Families who are unable to purchase a crib receive a free portable crib, crib sheet, and training on proper sleep environments. 215-989-3589
Pennsylvania’s Free Quitline, 1-877-724-1090, is offered as a partnership between the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the American Cancer Society. Based on state-of-the art techniques in smoking cessation, the service provides counseling and structured assistance for individuals who are committed to quitting.
Info on helping teens quit smoking.
Click here for QuitStart free app to help teen quit- https://teen.smokefree.gov/become-smokefree/quitstart-app