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Surrender Facilities: Overview

Under Oregon's "A Safe Place for Newborns" Law," the following are authorized safe infant surrender facilities:

  • Birthing Clinics
  • Doctor Offices
  • Fire Departments
  • Hospitals
  • Police Stations
  • Sheriff Offices

If you are an employee working in an authorized safe infant surrender facility, you may receive an infant at any time, with no prior notice. The following information will help you to carry out your responsibilities in regard to this law.

Forms and Resource Materials


For facility staff:


For the parent:



Additional online resources.