Car Seat Distribution Programs
Rainbow’s Injury Prevention Center offers a car seat program for eligible Cuyahoga County residents. To be eligible you must meet the following requirements:
- Receiving government assistance – WIC, HEAP, CHIP, etc.
- State Issued ID – Driver’s license or State Issued ID
- $30.00 Co-pay – CASH ONLY – Checks will not be accepted
- Vehicle in which to install the seat in (must be present)
This program is usually held the second Monday of every month. Classes are from 9:00 am – 10:30 am on designated dates below. All classes are held in the Rainbow Performance Area. Please park in the Adelbert Road parking garage, located next to Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital’s main entrance. Take the elevators down to the lower level (LL) and follow the signs to Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital. The Performance Area is just past the reception desk.
To register call the CarSeat Hotline at 216-844-2277 and choose option #1. Pre-registration is necessary. Class size is limited. Please give the following information when registering:
- Your first and last name
- Telephone number
- Age and weight of your child/children
- Due Date if you are pregnant
For the date of the next class, please call the CarSeat Hotline at 216-844-2277 and choose option #1.
Prenatal Infant Seat Class
Over 80% of child restraints are installed or used incorrectly. This program will teach new parents how to install a seat in your automobile and to properly secure your child in the seat. Topics will include proper seat angle, seat tightness and harness adjustment. Car seat safety training instruction by certified technicians from Rainbow/Safe Kids Coalition.
Fee: $35. A Graco Snug Ride Infant car seat or Evenflo Titan convertible car seat may be purchased at this class for $35. To obtain a second car seat for an additional $60, please call (216) 595-5355 prior to the scheduled class.
For information call Health Match at (216) 844-4000. Classes run from 7:00-8:30 pm