The ColoradoSafe Haven Law
Allows a parent to hand over an 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. As of March 2016, 51 babies have been safely relinquished in Colorado. Nationwide, there have been more than 3,000 babies saved by Safe Haven laws.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.