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Safe Kids Coalition

Safe Kids Coalition of Maricopa County


What We Do


Accidental injury is a leading cause of death in children 14 and under. The Safe Kids Coalition of Maricopa County aims to prevent accidental childhood injury. We offer educational resources through coalition members in the various cities of Maricopa County.


Maricopa County Department of Public Health is the lead agency for the coalition titled Safe Kids Coalition of Maricopa County. Zoraida Ettrick, a Public Health employee, is the coordinator between the local Safe Kids Coalition and Safe Kids Worldwide. The local coalition was established as a non-profit organization in 1994 and comprises members from fire departments, police departments, hospitals, health departments and other agencies throughout the county.


Safe Kids addresses the following safety issues:


Safe Kids Maricopa


Who We Are


Our coalition is one of over 300 grassroots coalitions in all 50 states that bring together health and safety experts, educators, corporations, foundations, governments, and volunteers to educate and protect families while working to prevent accidental childhood injury.


Our members come from a variety of agencies:


  • Anything for Baby Rentals

  • Arizona Childproofers

  • Arizona Department of Health Services

  • Arizona Public Service (APS)

  • Association for Supportive Child Care

  • Avondale Fire Department

  • Banner Childrens Hospital

  • Banner Poison Control Center

  • Consumer Product Safety Commission

  • Chandler Fire Department

  • Gilbert Fire Department

  • Glendale Transportation

  • Goodyear Fire Department

  • Governors Office of Highway Safety

  • Maricopa Integrated Health System

  • Mesa Fire Department

  • Mesa Police Department

  • Mesa Transportation

  • Peoria Fire Department

  • Peoria Police Department

  • Peoria Transportation

  • Phoenix Childrens Hospital

  • Phoenix Fire Department

  • Phoenix Police Department

  • Phoenix Transportation

  • Safe Kids Worldwide

  • St. Josephs Hospital

  • Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community

  • Scottsdale Fire Department

  • Scottsdale Healthcare

  • Surprise Fire Department


What We Offer


If you have a general issue regarding childhood injury, you may call 602.372.4377, and you will be referred to the appropriate group who can help to solve the situation or provide educational materials.


Safe Kids holds various events, such as car seat check ups (where parents can bring their children and car seats to get checked). Safe Kids can also provide educational presentations to groups.


How You Can Get Involved


Come to a Safe Kids general membership meeting.


DATE: Every other month, (December, February, April, June, August, October), the third Thursday


TIME: 10:00AM - 12:00 PM


LOCATION: Arizona Historical Society at 1300 N College Ave., Tempe, AZ 85281


Call Zoraida Ettrick at 602.372.4377 for more information.

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Contact Us

Safe Kids Coalition of Maricopa County





Street Address:

4041 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85012


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