• You have hidden your pregnancy. You have hidden your pregnancy.

    The Utah Newborn Safe Haven law is designed to prevent the tragic situation where a woman abandons her newborn in an unsafe place, jeopardizing the life of the infant.

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  • You have a baby you cannot hide.

    The Safe Haven law in Utah allows birth parents, or a designee, to anonymously give up custody of their newborn baby without facing any legal consequences. A newborn may be dropped off at any Utah hospital, no questions asked.

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    You have a baby you cannot hide.
  • There is help. There is help.

    The Utah Newborn Safe Haven has a toll free hotline (1-866-458-0058) available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Representatives answer questions and concerns of all callers.

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A Utah law provides protection for you and your newborn.

Safe Haven Law

In May 2001, a state-wide law went into effect in Utah allowing birth parents to anonymously give up custody of their newborn child without facing any legal consequences.

What We Do

Utah Safe Haven promotes information about the Utah Safe Haven law, empowering new mothers with information about a safe alternative to abandonment.

Emergency Child Care Resources

These child care resources may be of help to you or someone you know. Visit our About page for links for emergency child care.