The ColoradoSafe Haven Law
Allows a parent to hand over and infant, up to 72 hours old, to an employee at any Fire Station or Hospital, with absolutely NO QUESTIONS ASKED. So long as the baby is unharmed, the parent will not be prosecuted for abandonment.
The law was passed in the year 2000. In Colorado, 35 babies have been safely relinquished since the inception of the law. With all 50 states having adopted Safe Haven laws, there have been over 2,000 babies saved nationwide.Read The Statute
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Colorado Safe Haven for Newborns is…
A nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing infant abandonment by teaching about the Safe Haven law. Our vision is to protect desperate parents, unwanted newborns and the community from the tragedy of an abandoned baby through awareness of the Colorado Safe Haven law.