Safe Surrender

  • Safe Surrender in NC
    North Carolina's Safe Surrender Law allows an overwhelmed parent to surrender a newborn to a responsible adult and walk away. The baby will then be placed in a loving home.

    An infant up to 7 days old may be surrendered to any responsible adult.

    Safe surrender is anonymous and legal.

    Call 1-800-FOR-BABY. In an emergency, call 911.

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