Safe Havens are a safe, legal alternative to unsafe infant abandonment.
Illinois offers a parent in crisis an alternative to unsafe infant abandonment. A newborn up to 7 days old may be relinquished to personnel at any hospital, fire station, or police station with no questions asked.
1. Every state has a Safe Haven law.
2. Since enaced in Illinois in 2001, 51 infants have been safely relinquished.
3. Tell a friend - talk about it - you might save a life.