Car Seats, Assistance

Programs that pay for, provide and/or install car seats that can be used to restrain infants or young children who are riding as passengers in motor vehicles. Also included are programs that provide booster seats for older children or provide referrals to organizations that provide the seats or the safety checks. (AIRS JR-8400.1500)

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Address: ID
Services Provided: Helping parents with their car seats can be a huge task for yourself or your staff when parents come with lots of questions. Research shows that almost 90% of car seats are not installed correctly. With over 100 different car models and dozens of car seats, this is a challenge to ensure that the right seat is being used in the right way for the right size child. Idaho has over 30 child safety seat inspection sites and agencies scattered around the state that can help your families be safe. In addition there are car seat instructors around the state that can come train your staff and answer question.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 8/14/2014

Boise, ID

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Boise, ID 83705
Organization Name: Safe Kids USA
Address: See page 3 notes
Boise, ID 83705
Services Provided: DOCUMENTATION REGARDING INCOME WILL BE REQUIRED FOR POSSIBLE FREE CAR SEAT- AVAILABLITY OF CAR SEATS WILL VARY BY LOCATION - NOT ALL LOCATIONS HAVE FREE CAR SEATS

1. St Luke
100 Hospital Drive
Ketchum, ID 83340
Hours: By appointment only.
Phone: 208-727-8776
Contact: Jamie Adrian, Leslie Chapman, or Hazel Tenorio
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2. Gooding Police Department
308 5th Avenue West
Gooding, ID 83330
Hours: By appointment only
Phone: 208-934-8436
Contact: Rhonda Shoup, Teresa Thiemann
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3. Saint Luke Hospital
709 N Lincoln Ave
Jerome, ID 83338
Hours: By appointment only.
Phone: 208-814-9500
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4. Jerome Police Department
124 S Lincoln
Jerome, ID 83338
Hours: By appointment only.
Phone: 208-324-4328
Contact: Bryan Clayton. Dennis Clark
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5. Safe Kids Magic Valley
601 Pole Line Rd
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Hours: By appointment only.
Phone: 208-814-7640
208-814-7641
Contact: Carma McKinnon
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6. Twin Falls Police Department
356 3rd Ave E
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Hours: Accept walk-ins
Phone: 208-735-7200
Contact: Barbara Handy
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8. Mountain Home Police Department
2775 East 8 North
Mountain Home, ID 83647
Hours: By appointment only
Phone: 208-794-9087
Contact: Debbie Frost
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9. St. Luke
190 E. Bannock
Boise, ID 83712
Hours: By appointment only
Phone: 208-381-9000
Contact: Alissa McKinley
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10. Ada County Paramedics
370 Benjamin Lane
Boise, ID 83704
Hours: By appointment only
Phone: (208) 287-2962
Contact: Emily Shaw
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11. Saint Alphonsus Family Center
900 N Liberty St
suite 100
Boise, ID 83704
Hours: By appointment only
Phone: 208-367-7380
208-367-3454
Contact: Christina Babin or Jennifer Rogers
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12. St Luke Meridian
520 S Eagle Rd
Meridian, ID 83642
Hours: By appointment only.
Phone: 208-381-9000
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13. Meridian Fire Department
33 East Broadway Avenue
Meridian, ID 83642
Hours: By appointment only
Phone: 208-888-1234
Contact: Pam Orr
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14. McCall Fire and EMS
201 Deinhard Ln
McCall, ID 83638
Hours: By appointment only.
Phone: 208-634-7070
Contact: Garrett de Jong
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15. Middleton Fire District
302 E Main ST
Middleton, ID 83644
Hours: By appointment only
Phone: 208-585-6650
Contact: Victor Islas
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16. Kuna Fire District
150 W Boise St
Kuna, ID 83634
Hours: By appointment only 8 am - 5 pm M - F
Phone: 208-922-1144
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17. Canyon County Paramedics
6116 Graye Ln
Caldwell, ID 83607
Hours: By appointment only 8 am - 5 pm M - F
Phone: 208-795-6920
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18. Caldwell Fire Department
310 S 7th Ave
Caldwell, ID 83605
Hours: By appointment only
Phone: 208-455-3032
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19. Cassia County Sheriff
129 E 14th St
Burley, ID 83318
Hours: By appointment only
Contact: Jennifer Buffi
Phone: 208-878-2251
208-316-5402
Contact: Jennifer Buffi
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20. Rexburg Police Department
25 E Main St
Rexburg, ID 83440
Hours: By appointment only
Phone: 208-359-3008
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21. Blackfoot Police Department
501 N Maple St
Blackfoot, ID 83221
Hours: By appointment only
Phone: 208-785-1235
Contact: Sallie Carson
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23. Pocatello Police Department
911 N 7th Ave
Pocatello, ID 83201
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, walk-ins welcome.
Phone: 208-234-6100
Contact: Records Division (option 4)
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24. Bannock County Sheriff
5800 S 5th Ave
Pocatello, ID 83204
Hours: By appointment only
Phone: 208-236-7111
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25. Oneida County Hospital
150 North 200 West
Malad, ID 83252
Hours: By appointment only.
Phone: 208-766-2231
Contact: Brenda Barney or Donna Potter
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26. Saint Joseph Regional Medical Ctr/Family Beginnings
415 6th ST
Lewiston, ID 83501
Hours: By appointment only.
Phone: 208-799-5430
Contact: Linda Rosetti
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27. Success by 6 of the Palouse
110 South Jackson
Moscow, ID 83843
Hours: By appointment only
Phone: 208-882-7387
Contact: Raechel Medina or Janice O'Toole
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28. Northern Lakes Fire Protection District
125 W Hayden Ave
Hayden, ID 83835
Hours: By appointment only
Phone: 208-772-5711
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29. Kootenai County Fire and Rescue
1590 E Seltice Way
Post Falls, ID 83854
Hours: By appointment only
Phone: 208-777-8500
Contact: Brett Lynch
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30. Post Falls Police Department
1717 E Polston Ave
Post Falls, ID 83854
Hours: By appointment only
Phone: 208-773-3517
Contact: Dave Marshall
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DISTRICT 1
**Kootenai Health, (208) 666-2030

DISTRICT 2
**Moscow Police Department (208) 883-7054 ask for Kirstin
**Success by 6 of the Palouse (208) 882-7387
**St Joseph Regional Medical Center-Family Beginnings (208) 799-5430 ask for Linda Rosetti

DISTRICT 3
**Canyon County Paramedics, (208) 466-8800 (Car seats available based on income guidelines)

DISTRICT 4
**Safe Kids Treasure Valley, (208) 381-3033
**Meridian Fire Department, (208) 884-0597

DISTRICT 5
**Safe Kids of Magic Valley, (208) 814-7640. Also has low cost car seats and booster seats.

DISTRICT 6
**Southeast District Health, (208) 478-6315

DISTRICT 7 Madison Memorial Hospital (208) 359-6710
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018
103 W State St
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: 208-381-3033
Organization Name: Safe Kids USA
Address: 103 W State St
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: 208-381-3033
Services Provided: Our coalitions work to create and implement evidence-based programs that help families, caregivers and educators prevent unintentional childhood injuries.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018

Coeur D Alene, ID

2003 Kootenai Health Way
Coeur D Alene, ID 83814
Phone: 208-625-4642
Service Categories:
Organization Name: Kootenai Health
Address: 2003 Kootenai Health Way
Coeur D Alene, ID 83814
Phone: 208-625-4642
Service Categories:
Eligibility: Anyone is welcomed.
Services Provided: Free Car Seat Safety Inspections. The public is welcome. Bring your car seat and we'll make sure it's installed properly.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018

Meridian, ID

33 E Broadway
Suite 210
Meridian, ID 83642
Phone: 208-888-1234
Service Categories:
Organization Name: Fire Departments - Idaho State Fire Marshal
Address: 33 E Broadway
Suite 210
Meridian, ID 83642
Phone: 208-888-1234
Service Categories:
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: Fire Department.

Car seat checks only available depending on funding - call for an appointment (208) 888-1234. (They coordinate with Safe Kids Coalition to get the car seat check in this Department or they will help them to find the next place available for them).
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018

Twin Falls, ID

601 Poleline Rd, Rear Entrance
PO Box 409
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: 208-814-7640
Organization Name: St. Luke's
Address: 601 Poleline Rd, Rear Entrance
PO Box 409
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: 208-814-7640
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: Safe Kids Magic Valley is led by St. Luke's Magic Valley Regional Medical Center. This coalition implements evidence-based programs, such as car-seat checkups, safety workshops and sports clinics, that help parents and caregivers prevent childhood injuries.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/8/2019

Nationwide

1200 New Jersey Ave SE
Washington, DC 20590
Phone: 888-327-4236
Address: 1200 New Jersey Ave SE
Washington, DC 20590
Phone: 888-327-4236
TDD: 800-424-9153
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: This toll free hotline is sponsored by the US Department of Transportation and provides auto safety information. VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE
Please use this toll-free number to report suspected safety defects in your vehicle, vehicle equipment, and child safety seats. You can also obtain information about air bags, highway safety, and the proper use of child safety seats.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 1/31/2019
1121 Spring Lake Dr
Itasca, IL 60143
Phone: 800-621-7615
Address: 1121 Spring Lake Dr
Itasca, IL 60143
Phone: 800-621-7615
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: National Safety Council provides technical assistance, program ideas and materials on safety belts and child safety seats.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 7/23/2019
514 N Prospect Ave. L-6
P.O. Box 553, Altadena, CA 91003
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Phone: 310-318-5111
Address: 514 N Prospect Ave. L-6
P.O. Box 553, Altadena, CA 91003
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Phone: 310-318-5111
Toll Free Phone: 800-745-SAFE
Fax: 310-222-6862
Eligibility: Open to all public
Services Provided: SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. is the national, non-profit organization dedicated to child passenger safety. Our mission is to help reduce the number of serious and fatal traffic injuries suffered by children by promoting the correct, consistent use of safety seats and safety belts.

We provide consultation to advocates, parents, business leaders, the mass media, and professionals working in the fields of health care, traffic safety, and education.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 7/23/2019