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Safety/Quit Smoking Resources

Child Safety Toolkits

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.

PA Traffic Injury Prevention Program

Find out how to install car seats, which is the right one for your family, where to find fitting stations, and more. Click

Car Seat Checklist

Click below for car seat guidelines.
Click here

CHOP’s Car Seat Safety Site/FREE Car Seats

Site for everything related to car seat safety AND for free car seats

You must have a written prescription/referral from a healthcare provider (doctor, nurse, social worker, etc.) along with an EBT Access card and photo identification. The prescription/referral form must state your need for a child safety seat, your child’s name, date of birth, height and weight. If you’re expecting, it must state your need for a child safety seat and expected delivery date.

You can now complete the application online.


Car Seat Inspection Finder

Click here to find free car seat inspection stations near you.

Teen Driver Source

Great info for Teen drivers, their families and providers. Click the link below for info

Kohls Safety Center at CHOP

Buy low cost safety products (some free) and pick up free injury prevention information in the lobby of CHOP’s main hospital, 34th and Civic Center Blvd. Call 267-426-5000 for info.
Click here

Gun Buy Back Locations

Click here for dates and locations. No questions asked and get $ for gun and help our city be safe.

FREE Gun Locks- No questions asked

Call 215-686-3530 or go to 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.

FREE Gun Locks- Safe Bet Program

Click here to get a FREE gun lock and potentially, save a life.

Lead and Healthy Homes Program (LHHP)

  • Providing information, referral, and training to promote healthy homes and prevent lead poisoning.
  • Working with families, homeowners, and landlords to reduce lead hazards in homes.
  • Providing home inspection and remediation to eligible families.
  • Enforcing lead laws and regulations in collaboration with the Philadelphia Law Department
    Call 215-685-2788 for info

Poison Control Center

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

Smoke Detector Hotline and Kids Zone

Philadelphia Fire Department’s Smoke Detector Hotline for FREE smoke detectors- call 311 Also click below for their Home Fire Safety Checklist and go to the website for fire safety activities for children.
Home Fire Safety Checklist

Free Smoke Alarm installation from the Red Cross

Click here to request

Freedom From Fire Safety Resource

Great site to learn about fire safety and get free smoke detectors installed in your home. or here for FREE smoke detectors
Home Safety Plan
Free Smoke Alarms


Safe Sleep Philly

Great website from Phila. Dept of Public health with infant safe sleep info, materials, and links to getting a free Pack ‘n Play.
or FREE Pack n’ Play click here

Cribs for Kids

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

Quit Line

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.

Quit Smoking Resources

Fax Referral for Providers

My Life My Quit

Free custom help for teens to quit smoking/vaping.

Smokefree Teen

Info on helping teens quit smoking.
Click here for QuitStart free app to help teen quit-


Text-To-Quit Smoking Cessation

Ready to quit smoking? Try text-to-quit.
Text “Quit” to 47848
lso, many other options at

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