Are you pregnant and scared or alone?
If you're not ready to care for a newborn and don't have anyone who can help, we're here for you. Safe Haven lets you drop off your baby — up to 28 days old — at any Pennsylvania hospital and all UPMC hospitals.
You won't get in trouble, and you'll know your baby is safe.
As long as your baby isn't harmed or a victim of a crime, you:
When you arrive, a UPMC doctor will examine your baby and provide any needed care. Then, the agency for children and youth in your county will find a family for your baby.
You can drop your baby off at any of UPMC's 35+ hospitals across Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Western New York.
Laws in these states provide legal alternatives to abandoning infants.
To learn more about:
Your health information, right at your fingertips. Select MyUPMC to access your UPMC health information. For patients of UPMC-affiliated doctors in Central Pa, select UPMC Central Pa Portal. Patients of UPMC Cole should select the UPMC Cole Connect Patient Portal.