If you feel like you cannot keep your newborn baby, you can drop it off at a safe surrender site. If you drop the baby off at a safe surrender site:
- no one will ask you questions
- you do not have to give your name or any other information
- everything you say will be kept a secret
- the baby will be safe and cared for
The person you give the baby to will put a bracelet on the baby’s ankle and explain how you can get the baby back if you change your mind in the next 14 days.
Most safe surrender site are at fire stations and hospitals. Find a list of safe surrender site at: www.babysafe.ca.gov. Or call 1-877-BABY.SAF (1-877-222-9723)