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SAFE-KIDS

Safe Kids Coalition Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph County is dedicated to reduce death and injury to children ages 14 years and under by empowering families and community through education, collaboration and advocacy.

Our coalition is led by the Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency. 

Coalition members include:  law enforcement officers, emergency responders, nurses, teachers, business members, human services agency members, law makers, parents, grandparents, volunteers and retirees. 

The local coalition is part of Safe Kids USA and Safe Kids Worldwide, a global nonprofit organization dedicated solely to prevention of unintentional injury.  It was launched in 1987.

Safe Kids’ programs reach families directly with injury prevention messages. These programs are research-based and include: education, advocacy and distribution of safety devices.

Current programs include:

  • Booster Seat Enforcement

  • Early Delivery

  • Community Car Seat Checks

  • Child Passenger Safety Certification Class  

  • Distracted Driving

  • Kids Safety Day

  • Project SLIC (saving the lives of infant and children) A car seat education and distribution program for income eligible families.      

  • Educational Presentations

  • Community Events 

For further information about our programs or how you can get involved with our local coalition, contact us at: 517-437-7395 ext.0337# or email: boyerm@bhsj.org

           

To learn more about Safe Kids USA, visit their website at: www.safekids.org.

570 N. Marshall Rd
Coldwater, MI  49036

517-279-9561
20 Care Drive
Hillsdale, MI 49242

517-437-7395
1110 Hill St.
Three Rivers, MI  49093

269-273-2161
 
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