The Lorain County Car Seat Program educates parents and guardians on child passenger safety. The program also allows qualifying residents to buy a car seat or booster seat for $25.
440-233-1047 to sign up for a class at:
440-322-6367 to sign up for a class at:
The Lorain County Car Seat Program is also a part of the Ohio Department of Health's Ohio Buckles Buckeyes Program (OBB). OBB is a statewide program designed to help provide car seats and booster seats to low-income families in Ohio
Keep rear-facing until age 2 or until child reaches the seat’s weight max (check the label).
Use forward-facing until the child outgrows the seat (check the label). Use the harness.
Booster seat - for children who have outgrown a harness. Always use a seat belt across the top of the thigh and from shoulder to hip (not behind the head/back). Use until child is 8 years old or 4’9” or taller.
Is your child ready for a seat belt only? Yes, if they can…
The Lorain County Car Seat Program is conducted through Lorain County Public Health, in coordination with Mercy Resource Mothers Program, Mercy Regional Medical Center, University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center, Elyria Fire Department, Lorain Fire Department, and in-part through the Ohio Department of Health's Ohio Buckles Buckeyes Program and funding from the Community Foundation of Lorain County.