The Safety Center offers child safety assessments to help parents identify safety hazards in the home. Also offers a variety of low-cost safety products including security locks, carbon monoxide detectors and smoke alarms, baby safety gates, bike helmets, and more.

The Safety Center also provides education on the correct use and installation of child safety seats and seat restraints. The Safety Center sponsors periodic child safety seat checkups, a certified technician will help parents and caregivers learn how to install and use their child restraints properly and will check for correct installation of child safety seat, damage, recalls, and size and age appropriateness. Child safety seats are distributed for those meeting income requirements.
2801 N Gantenbein Avenue
Portland, OR 97227
Eligibility: Safety and car seat education: Unrestricted
Car seat distribution: Low-income families receiving public assistance (SNAP, TANF, WIC or OHP/Medicaid)
Hours: By appointment only
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (503) 276-6500 Main phone
  • (503) 413-4600 Main phone
  • (503) 413-4443 Other Safety educator
Email Address: RCHInjuryPrevention@lhs.org
FEES: Safety and car seat education: None
Car seat distribution: Fees vary depending on appropriate car seat for child. Used/damaged car safety seats will be recycled free of charge.
INTAKE PROCEDURE: For safety education: Call for information
For car seat distribution or inspection: Call to schedule an appointment

The Safety Center is located in the Atrium at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. Free curbside valet parking available.
DOCUMENTS: For safety education: none
For car sear distribution: proof of public assistance
AREA SERVED: Clark and Multnomah Counties
SITE HOURS: Monday-Friday 8am-6pm, Saturday 8am-noon
  • Child Passenger Safety Education
  • Child Passenger Safety Seats
  • Infant and Child Safety Education
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