Car seats are necessary to protect small children during a car accident, and Minnesota state law requires that children ride in them. Unfortunately, they can be extremely expensive. These are resources which provide opportunities to earn free or reduced-price car seats.
East Side Family Center
This organization provides residents the opportunity to take a class and then receive a car seat for $20. Must be resident of 55130, 55106,55107, 55116,55117, or 55109 zip codes
Location: 740 York Avenue, Saint Paul
To register: call 651-793-7340
Refugees may attend classes (interpreters are welcome) and then graduate from the program with a car seat for $20.
Hennepin County Medical Center
HennepinCountyMedicalCenter is partnering with insurance plans to offer free car seats to their members who qualify.HennepinCountyMedicalCenter partners with UCare, Medica, and MHP. To find out if the client is eligible for a free car seat, s/he must contact their insurance provider or call 612-873-BABY for more information.
Location:701 Park Ave,Minneapolis
To register: Call 612-873-2229
Highland Life Care Center
This organization offers “Learn and Earn” programs for car seats. Refugees may attend classes (interpreters are welcome) and then graduate from the program with a car seat.
Location:1999 Ford Parkway,Saint Paul,MN
To register: Call 651-695-0111