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Prevention & Safety Resources for Parents

1. Prevention and Safety Websites

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
    Provides information on car safety, Internet safety, seasonal safety, travel safety and other safety topics.

    American Academy of Pediatrics
    141 Northwest Point Blvd.
    Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
    Phone: 847-434-4000

  • Consumer Products Safety Commission
    Provides consumer safety information and ensures the safety of consumer products, such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals.

    U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
    4330 East West Highway
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    Phone: 301-504-7923 (General Information)
    Fax: 301-504-0124 and 301-504-0025
    Toll-free Consumer Hotline: 800-638-2772 (TTY 800-638-8270)

  • First Candle
    Provides information on infant health and safety.

    First Candle
    Suite 210
    1314 Bedford Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21208
    Phone 410-653-8226 or 800-221-7437

  • Golisano Children’s Hospital
    Offers health information and a complete range of and health services for children birth to 18 years of age.

    Golisano Children’s Hospital
    750 East Adams Street
    Syracuse, New York 13210
    Phone: 315-464-5540 or 877-464-5540 (Main hospital number)

  • Maternal and Child Health Bureau
    Provides resources and publications related to the physical and psychological health of mothers and children.

    Maternal and Child Health Bureau
    Parklawn Building, Room 18-05
    5600 Fishers Lane
    Rockville, Maryland 20857
    Phone: 301-443-2170

  • National Sudden and Unexpected Infant/Child Death and Pregnancy Loss Resource Center
    Provides information on promoting healthy outcomes for infants from the prenatal period through the first year of life and beyond.

    The National Sudden and Unexpected Infant/Child Death and Pregnancy Loss Resource Center
    Georgetown University
    Box 571272
    Washington, D.C. 20057-1272
    Phone: 866-866-7437

  • New York State Department of State
    Division of Code Enforcement and Administration
    Swimming pool codes for NYS
    Provides swimming pool rules and regulations for NYS.

    NYS Department of State
    Division of Code Enforcement and Administration
    One Commerce Plaza
    99 Washington Avenue
    Albany, New York 12231
    Phone: 518-474-4073

  • New York State Division of State Police
    Provides crime prevention and safety information.

    NYS Police
    Public Information Office
    Building 22
    1220 Washington Avenue
    Albany, New York 12226
    Or specific Troop Headquarters site

  • New York State Safe Kids Coalition
    Provides education for adults and children about specific injury prevention.

    Safe Kids New York State Coalition
    Lead organization: North Shore-LIJ Health System
    175 Community Drive
    Great Neck, NY 11021
    Phone: 516-465-2500

  • Onondaga County Traffic Safety Advisory Board
    Provides information on obtaining bicycle helmets and car seats.

    http://www.ongov.net/tsab/bsp.html (for bicycle helmets)
    http://www.ongov.net/tsab/cssp.html (for car seats)

    Onondaga County Health Department Traffic Safety Program
    Onondaga County Health Department
    421 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, NY 13202
    Phone: 435-3280
    Fax: 435-3613
    Debbie Kogut, Public Health Educator (hldkogu@ongov.net)

  • Safe Kids USA
    Promotes fire safety, car safety and home safety to both adults and children.

    Safe Kids USA
    1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
    Suite 1000
    Washington, DC 20004-1707
    Phone: 202-662-0600
    Fax: 202-393-2072

  • Sudden Infant and Child Death Resource Center (SICDRC) – Contact Community Services
    The Sudden Infant and Child Death Resource Center is a statewide program helping families and communities affected by the sudden and unexpected death of an infant or young child. The Center coordinates a comprehensive program providing support for bereaved families and educational and public awareness programs about measures to reduce the risk for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other causes of infant and child mortality.

    Contact Community Services
    6311 Court Street Road
    East Syracuse, NY 13057
    Phone: 315-251-1400 x 118
    Fax: 315-433-0950

  • Syracuse Fire Department

    Syracuse Fire Department
    607 Public Safety Building
    511 S. State Street
    Syracuse, NY 13202
    Phone: 315-473-5525 (Office)
    Fire Prevention: 315-473-5525 ext. 500

2. Child Abuse Prevention Websites

  • McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center, Syracuse, NY
    Provides information about child abuse.

    McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center
    601 E. Genesee St. Syracuse, NY 13202
    Phone: 315-701-2985

  • National Children’s Advocacy Center
    Provides prevention, intervention and treatment services to fight child abuse and neglect.

    National Children’s Advocacy Center
    210 Pratt Avenue
    Huntsville, Alabama 35801
    Phone: 256-533-KIDS (5437)

  • New York State Criminal Justice Services
    Office of Sex Offender Management
    Provides information on the NYS Sex Offender Registry.

    Sex Offender Registry at the Division of Criminal Justice Services
    4 Tower Plaza
    Albany, New York 12203
    Phone: 518-457-3167 (Main number) and 800-262-3257 (For database searches)

  • New York State Office of Children and Family Services
    Provides information on various issues including domestic violence, adoptions, foster care, child abuse, childcare and community services.

    NYS Office of Children and Family Services
    52 Washington Street
    Rensselaer, New York 12144-2799
    Phone: 518-473-7793

  • The United Way Keeping Kids Safe Initiative
    The Keeping Kids Safe Resource Guide is designed to help families and community members recognize the signs of possible abuse and provides information about the resources available to support children and families.

    United Way Of Central New York
    P.O. Box 2129
    Syracuse, NY 13220
    Phone: 315-428-2211

  • Vera House
    Provides information about domestic violence and sexual assault and offers support and comprehensive emergency sheltering services to women and men in crisis and their children.

    Vera House
    Administrative Offices
    6181 Thompson Road
    Suite 100
    Syracuse, New York 13206
    Phone: 315-425-0818
    Domestic violence crisis and support line: 315-468-3260
    Rape & sexual assault crisis and support line: 315-422-7273


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