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The Indiana Safe Haven Infant Protection Act:

  • Allows a distressed parent to give up an unwanted infant safely, legally and confidentially
  • Preserves the parent from arrest or prosecution for abandonment
  • Requires no names or records
  • Permits babies less than 30 days old to be given up at any hospital emergency room, fire station or police station in Indiana
  • Makes medical treatment and social services available to the birth mother
  • Puts the child into the custody of the Indiana Division of Family & Social Services Administration, which places the infant in a foster or pre-adoptive home

Indiana Safe Haven News


Press Release: Rep. Pond Celebrates Safe Haven Anniversary

Indianapolis, IN - Rep. Phyllis Pond (R-New Haven) joined officials from around the state today at the Statehouse to celebrate the eighth anniversary of the passage of Safe Haven legislation in Indiana...

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