Safely Surrender Baby Sites

Blue Logo of Baby Placed in Adult Hands

Safe surrender sites are hospitals or other locations, typically fire stations, approved by the board of supervisors or fire agency in each county.  Look for the logo.

To find the nearest safe surrender site, call 1-877-BABYSAF (1-877-222-9723) or visit to perform a zip code search.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long do I have to surrender a baby?
You can surrender a baby up to three days after birth.

Where do I go to surrender a baby?
Go to a hospital or fire station with the Safe Surrender logo and give the baby to any staff member.

What happens when I surrender a baby?
Staff will give you and the baby matching ID braclets to help you reconnect with the baby if you change your mind.

How long do I have to change my mind?
You only have 14 days from the date you gave up the baby to regain custody.