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SAFE HAVEN FOR NEWBORNS, TRULY MAKING A DIFFERENCE:

  • 324 newborns saved from abandonment in Florida, securing their future.
  • Over 5000 girls/women assisted in their time of need or crisis.
  • 72 mothers, their anonymity not a concern, choose to place their baby directly with a licensed adoption agency.
  • 5 parents were helped to successfully regain their parental rights.
  • newborns saved from abandonment in other States, and 1 newborn saved in country of Honduras securing their future.

Each year, many girls and women in need or crisis are assisted through “A Safe Haven for Newborns”.

By Year (Florida)Left at Safe HavensAbandoned In Unsafe PlacesTotal
2000134
2001437
200210616
200314923
200410313
200523326
200616723
200723427
200822628
200917320
201011011
201113013
201221324
201323326
201410111
201518018
201611213
201721324
201828230
201914317
202014014
Totals:32464
(Alive:30 - Dead:34
388
By CountyLeft at Safe HavensAbandoned In Unsafe PlacesTotal
Alachua17017
Bay415
Brevard527
Broward37845
Charlotte404
Clay404
Collier314
Columbia505
Davie101
Duval22325
Escambia707
Flagler303
Hernando808
Highlands325
Hillsborough10212
Indian River213
Lake404
Lee16117
Leon617
Manatee718
Marion437
Martin101
Miami-Dade51859
Monroe527
Nassau202
Okaloosa213
Orange18826
Osceola202
Palm Beach21627
Pasco213
Pinellas7310
Polk639
Putnam112
Santa Rosa617
Seminole11112
St. Lucie303
Sumter011
St. Johns202
Taylor101
Volusia10212
Wakulla101
Totals:32464388
By LocationTotal
Fire Resue & EMS74
Hospitals244
Police Station1
Safe Haven for Newborns3
Sheriff's Station2
Other States/Countries6
Total Saved:330