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Illinois Safe Haven Law
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  Illinois' Safe Haven law was written to provide a safe alternative to abandonment for Illinois parents who feel they cannot cope with a newborn baby by offering a safe haven for the baby.  For an overview of information pertaining to the Illinois Safe Haven law, click here.

In Elgin, the fire stations, police station and hospitals are considered safe havens for newborn babies.

Elgin Fire Stations
Elgin Police Station
Provena Saint Joseph Hospital
Sherman Hospital

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  Brochures and Information

Illinois Safe Haven Law in English

Illinois Safe Haven Law in Spanish

Illinois Safe Haven Law Frequently Asked Questions

Babies Saved by the Safe Haven Law