Child & Family Safety

Staying Safe & Reporting Crime in Prospect Park

What you need to know about staying safe and reporting a crime in Prospect Park

 

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Resources for Ticks and Tick Bites

What you need to know about ticks in NYC and Prospect Park.

 

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Top 10 Safety Reminders for Children

Things to remind your child about safety.

 

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Talking to Your Kids about Safety

How to talk to your kids about staying within the parent's sight.

 

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Is my son being abused. What YOU Should Do

Is my son being abused. What YOU Should Do

Hey All,

Last week someone wrote about suspected abuse possibly occurring at a local daycare. I have talked to many of you who were worried for the children but also wondering, "What IS the right answer about what to do?" We've checked with our team of professionals (thanks to Safe Horizons, Dr. Gordon and Dr. Gold) and here is their advice...

 

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Baby Safety and Grandparents

How to handle “rusty” grandparents who might not be as fully informed of child safety issues and laws like lead paint, car seats, cradles and more.

 

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Join Us: Neighborhood Forum on Street Safety in Park Slope

What do you think when you hear the phrase “public safety?”

 

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How to Do Background Checks on a Nanny

You may want to run a background check on your potential Nanny. Here's how...

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Pedestrian Safety Tips

As parents, we have an especially crucial obligation to teach our kids to walk safely. Walking in the city presents many challenges that parents in more rural or suburban communities don't have to deal with. There are many NYC-centric problems pedestrians and drivers face. From one-way streets to bike lanes, stop and go buses and speeding taxis – the bustle of the city traffic can make for complicated walking.

 DOWNLOAD THE PSP PEDESTRIAN SAFETY GUIDE HERE

 

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Sledding Safety Tips

Sledding can be A LOT of fun.  But it can also cause A LOT of injuries. Each winter, almost 21,000 children or teens end up in the emergency room because of a sledding accident (source: NBC news). Park Slope Parents has pulled together some tips to help you sled SAFELY.

 

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Talking about Safety: Basic danger rules your child should know

The information below came from a letter that went home to parents of PS 172. There is some great information here. Please take some time to discuss with your kids...

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General Safety Reminders about Drowning

 

As parents, we can do our best to stay safe to protect our children's health and safety. When it comes to drowning and secondary drowning, here are some reminders.

 

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Emergency Preparedness 101: What is in Your GO bag?

What to have a "Go Bag" ready in the event of an emergency.

 

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Street safety and crossing the road with a two-year old

PSP parents share what they know about crossing the steet with a toddler.

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