Safe Crib Project

The Safe Crib Project was established in 1993 to meet the need of impoverished families of newborns for safe, high-quality cribs. In 2013, the Safe Crib Project became a sub-committee of the Baby Safe Sleep Coalition.

Portable cribs are provided to families who demonstrate a need and are participating in programs provided by Anthony Jordan Health Center, the Baby Love Program of the Strong Health Social Work Division, Family Resource Centers of Rochester, or the Nurse Family Partnership/Monroe County Department of Public Health. This ensures that participating families receive a home visit and education about safe sleep practices. Families who are not currently participating in a home visiting program may be referred to the Safe Crib Project for assistance on a case-by-case basis.

The project is supported through private sources including corporations, churches, synagogues and community organizations. Each donation of $50 provides a family in need with a safe sleep place for their baby. We greatly appreciate the generosity of our 2014 supporters:

Rochester Female Charitable Society, $1500
Baby Safe Sleep Coalition (ROC the Day), $600
Ann Grosjean, $100
Kiwanis Club of Penfield Perinton Townships Foundation, $200
James Paduchowski, $100
Carol Paduchowski, $100
Paychex, $1500
Wegmans, $1200

To donate, visit Jewish Family Service of Rochester and choose Safe Crib Project from the Make A Donation box. Checks should be made out to Safe Crib Project, and mailed to Jewish Family Service of Rochester, 441 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14607.  For more information, contact Christine Doyle or call 585-473-7233.