Make an appointment to work with a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician. Learn how to make your child as safe as possible in motor vehicles!

Ascension Providence Southfield Hospital’s Trauma Prevention Services and Safe Kids Oakland County have partnered together with the Southfield Fire Department to provide free, educational car seat installation checks to anyone (expecting parents, grandparents, caretakers, etc.) who would like to practice installing their seat while learning valuable recommendations and safety guidelines from a Nationally Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician.

Each individualized check takes approximately 20-30 mins per seat and is done by appointment only. 

 
We have a limited amount of convertible (5lb -65lb / rear to forward facing), high back booster with harness, and big kid booster car seats available to qualifying families (see attachment). We do NOT distribute rear facing infant only (RFO) car seats. A child weighing between 5lbs - 65lbs will ride safely in a convertible car seat when installed and used correctly. The child receiving the car seat must be present or mother in her third trimester. Please indicate below if you are in need of a car seat.    Qualifying for SKOC Car Seat Program.pdf

For questions or more information call 248-849-2739 or email [email protected]

Location Information

  • January 5th 2023 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ESTFebruary 2nd 2023 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ESTMarch 2nd 2023 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM ESTApril 6th 2023 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDTMay 4th 2023 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDTJune 1st 2023 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDTJuly 6th 2023 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDTOctober 5th 2023 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDTNovember 2nd 2023 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDTDecember 7th 2023 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
  • Southfield Fire Department - Station #5
  • 24477 Lahser Rd., Southfield, MI, 48033 US

Additional dates will open once the current month is full or after the event is held.

Unable to attend the next date or need a sooner/closer station? Check the Safe Kids Oakland County webpage for more local events:  https://www.safekids.org/coalition/safe-kids-oakland-county


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Child must be present or mother in 3rd trimester at time of appt for convertible car seats (5lbs-65lbs). During the check, the caregiver must sign waiver and show proof of qualifying factor for need of car seat: WIC, Medicaid, PATH, MI Child, Head Start, Great Start, Bridge Card, Referral from social or case worker, Refugee Assistance Program, Social Security/ Disability (see attachment in above heading)


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