Motor vehicle injuries are a leading cause of death among children in the United States, but many of these deaths can be prevented. Ohio Buckles Buckeyes is a program that provides child safety seats and booster seats to eligible low-income families throughout Ohio.
To be eligible for the Ohio Buckles Buckeyes program, you must:
Meet income eligibility guidelines
Be an Ottawa County Resident
Have, or be the legal guardian of a child between 5 and 65 pounds for a convertible car seat or between 40 pounds (and be too tall for a convertible) and 100 pounds for a booster seat. Or be pregnant.
Attend a class and installation training (30 to 60 minutes long)
If you would like to schedule an appointment for a new car seat please call the Ottawa County Health Department at 419-734-6800.