Vincennes receives Safe Haven baby box


VINCENNES, Ind. (WEHT)- Vincennes is about to be the next community to have a baby box. Six infants have been surrendered to baby boxes throughout Indiana in the past two years.

The city’s board of public works just approved a contract with Safe Haven baby box to bring one to the community.

The boxes are a legal option for parents in crisis to safely, and anonymously, surrender newborns. The boxes cost about 15 thousand dollars and then 200 dollars a year.

Evansville is set to get two of them.

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(This story was originally published on Feb. 25, 2020)

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