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Home Safety

FREE Gun Locks- No questions asked

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.

Freedom From Fire Safety Resource

Great site to learn about fire safety and get free smoke detectors installed in your home.
https://phillyfirefoundation.org/ or here for FREE smoke detectors https://www.phila.gov/services/safety-emergency-preparedness/fire-safety/get-a-smoke-alarm-installed/
Home Safety Plan
Free Smoke Alarms

 

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.
www.phila.gov/fire/
Home Fire Safety Checklist

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

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

https://www.phila.gov/programs/lead-and-healthy-homes-program/

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. www.preventchildinjury.org/toolkits-landing

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
http://www.chop.edu/service/poison-control-center/
Resources

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
maternitycarecoalition.org/cribs-for-kids

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. safesleepphilly.org