Resource Library

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Adoption Agencies In Illinois


  • A list of adoption agencies in Illinois that are approved to take custody of a safely relinquished newborn

  • Who should use?

    • Parents considering using the Safe Haven Law

    • Medical Clinics

    • Crisis Centers

    • Schools



March 21, 201650.4 KiB
Don't Panic Poster (English) 8.5" X 11"


  • 8.5" X 11" Poster (in English).  Click here for Polish or Spanish version

  • Who should use?

    • Safe Haven Locations

    • Schools

    • Churches

    • Libraries

    • Medical Clinics

    • Crisis Centers

    • General Public



  • Easy to hand out and hang up

  • Can be ordered free of charge, by clicking here

March 2, 2016133.3 KiB
Help is Here Brochure (English)


  • 3.5" X 8.5" brochure (in English).  Click here for Polish or Spanish version

  • An integral part of the Information Packet for individuals relinquishing infants at Safe Havens

  • Explains Illinois' Safe Haven Law, birth parent rights and also contains an area for the relinquishing parent to give physical and medical information for the child

  • Who should use?

    • Safe Haven Locations

    • Parents considering using the Safe Haven law



  • Can be ordered free of charge, by clicking here (item included in the information packet in the top box on order form)

March 2, 2016127.0 KiB
Help Is Here Poster (English) 8.5" X 11"


  • 8.5" X 11" Poster (in English).  Click here for Polish or Spanish version

  • Who should use?

    • Safe Haven Locations

    • Schools

    • Churches

    • Libraries

    • Medical Clinics

    • Crisis Centers

    • General Public



  • Easy to hand out and hang up

  • Can be ordered free of charge, by clicking here

March 2, 2016144.7 KiB
Illinois Adoption Registry Brochure


  • 3.5" X 8.5" brochure

  • An integral part of the Information Packet for individuals relinquishing infants at Safe Havens

  • Explains Illinois' options for adoption and post adoption

  • Who should use?

    • Safe Haven Locations



  • Can be ordered free of charge, by clicking here (item included in the information packet in the top box on order form)


 
March 2, 20161.3 MiB
No Shame, No Blame, No Names Brochure


  • 3.5" X 8.5" brochure (in English).  Click here for Polish or Spanish version

  • Explains Illinois' Safe Haven Law (locations, what the law does and what happens at a Safe Haven)

  • Who should use?

    • Safe Haven Locations

    • Schools

    • Churches

    • Libraries

    • Medical Clinics

    • Crisis Centers

    • General Public



  • Easy to pass out and add to mailings

  • Can be ordered free of charge, by clicking here.

February 24, 201765.5 KiB
No Shame, No Blame, No Names Poster (English) 2010 11" X 17"


  • 11" X 17" poster (in English).  Click here for Polish or Spanish version

  • Who should use?

    • Safe Haven Locations

    • Schools

    • Churches

    • Libraries

    • Medical Clinics

    • Crisis Centers

    • General Public



  • Easy to hand out and hang up

  • Can be ordered free of charge, by clicking here

March 2, 2016115.3 KiB
Post-partum Health Issues Brochure (English)


  • 5.5" X 8.5" brochure (in English).  Click here for Polish or Spanish version

  • Explains how to take care of yourself after giving birth

  • An integral part of the Information Packet for individuals relinquishing infants at Safe Havens

  • Who should use?

    • Safe Haven Locations



  • Can be ordered free of charge, by clicking here (item included in the information packet in the top box on order form)

March 2, 2016150.9 KiB
Quick Reference Card (English)


  • 3.5" X 8.5" brochure (in English).  Click here for Polish or Spanish version

  • Explains Illinois' Safe Haven Law (locations, what the law does and what happens at a Safe Haven)

  • Who should use?

    • Safe Haven Locations

    • Schools

    • Churches

    • Libraries

    • Medical Clinics

    • Crisis Centers

    • General Public



  • Easy to pass out and add to mailings

  • Can be ordered free of charge, by clicking here.

October 12, 201658.6 KiB
SAB Info Packet For Birthparents (2017)


  • Contains information for the relinquishing parent (packet in English). Click here for Polish or Spanish version

  • Includes:

    • Help is Here brochure (Safe Haven Law Info & Optional Registration brochure)

    • Post-partum Health Information brochure

    • Illinois Adoption Registry brochure



  • Who should use?

    • Safe Haven Locations



  • Can be ordered free of charge, by clicking here

April 5, 20161.7 MiB
SAB Timeline & Facts


  • Provides a description of Illinois Safe Haven Law

  • Breaks down Save Abandoned Babies additions to the law by year

  • Provides statistics of a relinquishing parent

  • Who should use?

    • Safe Haven Locations

    • Educators



March 25, 2016175.4 KiB
SAB Wallet Card 2016


  • Downloadable "Generic Business Cards"

  • Explains Illinois' Safe Haven Law

  • Provides phone number and website for Save Abandoned Babies Foundation

  • Who should use?

    • Safe Haven Locations

    • Schools

    • Churches

    • Libraries

    • Medical Clinics

    • General Public



May 13, 201698.6 KiB
Safe Haven Law Teacher’s Kit

Designed for teachers to help educate youth about the law.

  • 23-page document

  • Who should use?

    • Schools

    • Libraries

    • General Public



January 29, 2017303.8 KiB
Safe Haven Materials Order Form


  • Free materials you can order and distribute

  • Order Posters, Brochures, Information Cards

  • Most items available in English, Spanish & Polish

  • Who should use?

    • Safe Haven Locations

    • Schools

    • Churches

    • Libraries

    • Medical Clinics

    • General Public



April 4, 2016184.2 KiB
Safe Haven Sign Directive-General

- Explains the Safe Haven Law that requires all Safe Haven Locations to prominently display the Safe Haven Sign
- For Safe Haven Locations
May 16, 201665.1 KiB
Safe Haven Sign Order-Form-Illinois-


  • Order form for Safe Haven Sign to be posted outside Illinois Safe Haven Facilities

  • Who should use?

    • Safe Haven Facilities



  •  18" X 18" sign (available in English or Spanish)

April 4, 2017391.4 KiB
Sample Fire Department Protocol


  • Sample Protocol on what to do when a child is relinquished

  • Who should use?

    • Fire Departments



June 8, 20161.4 MiB
Sample Police Department Protocol


  • Sample Protocol on what to do when a child is relinquished

  • Who should use?

    • Police Departments



June 14, 2016116.4 KiB
Save Abandoned Babies 2014 Outreach

March 2, 20165.4 MiB
SAVE ABANDONED BABIES PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT


  • 60 Second Public Service Announcement Video

March 2, 20169.0 MiB

As of 2017, 3317 infants have been safely surrendered to Safe Havens nationally.

Please help us continue our passion, commitment and dedication to spreading awareness of Safe Haven laws.