Maternal & Child Health

Child Safety Car Seat Program | Charlottesville Area Safe Sleep Crib Program | Improving Pregnancy Outcome (IPO) Workgroup | Daily Health Observation Class


carseat

What
Free car seats available to families who qualify. Parents attend a short class to learn the correct placement and use of the car seat.

For Whom
To apply, applicants must be:

  • Eligible for Medicaid or FAMIS or qualify by income
  • Resident of Charlottesville/Albemarle, Louisa, Fluvanna, Greene, or Nelson
  • Legal residents of Virginia
  • Women in the last three months of pregnancy or
  • Parent, legal guardian or foster parent

Complete the application below and return to your local health department.

Application in English | Application in Spanish

Fees
None

Call
Charlottesville/Albemarle
Fluvanna
Greene
Louisa
Nelson

Links
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Safe Kids Worldwide


Charlottesville Area Safe Sleep Crib Program

car seat

What
The Charlottesville Area Safe Sleep Program is a community effort to educate parents and caregivers on the importance of safe sleep in the prevention of SIDS and SUID. A limited number of cribs are available by agency referral to high-risk households meeting income and other program guidelines.

For Whom

  • Parent, legal guardian, or foster parent of a child under the age of 6 months.
  • Resident of Charlottesville/Albemarle, Louisa, Greene, Nelson, or Fluvanna.
  • Meet specific income, environmental, infant, and family caretaker risk factors.
  • Apply through a referring agency – no self-referrals accepted.

Fees
None

Call
(434) 972-6241

Links

Safe Sleep Virginia
Cribs for Kids
First Candle/SIDS Alliance
National SUIDS/SIDS Resource Center
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission


Improving Pregnancy Outcome (IPO) Workgroup

ipo

What
Community coalition coordinating efforts to reduce infant mortality/morbidity and associated racial disparities in the greater-Charlottesville area.

Call
(434) 972-6241

Links
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pregnancy
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/pregnancy_gateway/index.html

Child Safety Car Seat Program | Charlottesville Area Safe Sleep Crib Program | Improving Pregnancy Outcome (IPO) Workgroup