Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
Families who visit The Safety Center’s replica of a house learn hands-on how to use home safety products correctly and how to prevent injuries.The Safety Center’s staff works with families who are referred to the center, to complete detailed home safety assessments to make sure homes are safe for children.
At the Home Safety Center in Lawrenceville, families may receive safety products, such as cabinet locks and choke tube testers, if the staff determines a need.
A generous gift from The Gismondi Family Foundation is making it possible for Children’s Hospital to take the Safety Center on the road. The Mobile Safety Center is a replica of the hospital safety center and will travel to various community sites to provide home safety education and resources. If you would like to invite the safety center to your site please contact the injury prevention department at 412-692-8229.
Using a seat from a real car, families learn how to install all types of child passenger safety seats, including convertible models and boosters. The staff offers general tips for keeping kids safe in cars.
Here, families learn about fire, burn, and poison prevention, including:
A toilet, bathtub, and window help families learn about water, burn, and window safety, including:
Families learn to install pressure-mounted baby gates at the bottom and hardware-mounted gates at the top of a set of stairs. They learn how to choose the proper gate for different locations in the house.
Families also can learn about:
The main Children's Safety Center is located on Floor 6 of the hospital in the Family Resource Center. It is open weekdays from noon to 4 p.m.
Hospital staff may refer families to The Safety Center. Families whose children are inpatients at the hospital and in need of injury prevention guidance will receive a prescription for a visit.
Walk-ins also are welcome; simply stop at the Welcome/Information Center on Floor 1 in the hospital's main lobby and request a pass to visit the Children's Safety Center on Floor 6.
Learn more about Safety Initiatives.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Visit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation's website to make a donation online.