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Safe Kids Fayette County is a childhood injury prevention program led by Kentucky Children’s Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.
Safe Kids Fayette County was established in 1993 as Fayette County Safe Kids Coalition when the University of Kentucky Medical Center signed a contract with the National SAFE KIDS Campaign to become the lead organization.
A Steering Committee, made up of various area community agencies and organizations, was formed and first met in May 1994. The coalition became the first local community-oriented and community-driven childhood injury prevention program in the area.
Safe Kids is a trusted resource in childhood injury prevention. If you have any questions about who we are, programs we provide, upcoming meetings, safety laws, membership or have any ideas, we would love to hear from you! You can give us a call at 859-323-1153 or send us a letter to our office:
Safe Kids Fayette County Kentucky Children's Hospital 1000 S. LimestoneLexington KY 40536
Safe Kids Fayette County is a network of community partners dedicated to preventing accidental injuries to children of all ages by stimulating changes in attitudes, behavior and the environment. We empower families and neighborhood communities to create safe environments, conduct research and advocate for effective laws.
The work of Safe Kids is accomplished by countless hours of service provided by our team of devoted volunteers.
There is no one device or solution to effectively prevent all types of accidental childhood injuries. Instead, Safe Kids combines several factors to create programs that reduce injuries: