Safe Place for Newborns

Don’t abandon your newborn!

Orcas Island Fire & Rescue is a safe place for newborn babies. Under Washington State law, parents may leave their unharmed newborn, up to three days old, at any hospital, staffed fire station, or designated rural health clinic during hours of operation.

It’s confidential and safe:
  • Bring your baby to the Eastsound Fire Station during hours of operation:
  • Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Tell a staff member you want to leave your newborn as a “Safe Place Newborn.”
  • You do not have to give your name.
  • Medical questions may be asked about your baby.
  • Your baby will receive medical attention and then be placed in foster care for adoption.

Free, confidential helpline: 1-877-440-2229

Interested in Helping?

Contact Safe Place: 425-486-8456

Send tax-deductible donations to:
Safe Place for Newborns of Washington
PO Box 1864
Bothell, WA 98041

No abandone a su recién nacido!

Estás oculando a tu bebé. NO TE ASUSTES. Tú no estás sola. Hay un lugar SEGURO PARA RECIEN NACIDOS.

Usted puede dejar a su bebé no lastimado, de hasta 3 días de nacido, con todo empleado de cualquier hospital o todo empleado de todo estacion de bomberos.

  • No se harán preguntas.
  • Su bebé recibirá la atención médica necesaria, y luego será colocado en un hogar temporal en busca de adopción.

Linea de crisis: 1-877-440-2229