Free Service Helps Parents and Caregivers Properly Install Car Seats

Car Seat Fitting Stations are a free service offered to the public where parents, grandparents, and other caregivers can get help in safely and securely installing car seats. University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital’s three Car Seat Fitting Stations are staffed by nationally certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians who are experts in the proper use of child restraint systems.

Rainbow Car Seat Fitting Stations (By Appointment Only)

These three locations conduct car seat checks by appointment only: call 216-844-2277 and choose option 6. You MUST leave a message and a call back number to schedule an appointment. You will receive a return call to confirm.

UH Ahuja Medical Center

3999 Richmond Rd., Beachwood, Ohio
Tuesday & Thursday, 2 – 5 p.m.

View a map to the car seat fit stop.

UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

Adelbert Rd. Visitor Parking Garage
2121 Adelbert Rd., Cleveland, Ohio
Monday through Friday, 12 – 3 p.m.

Fairview Park Fire Department

20777 Lorain Rd., Fairview Park, Ohio
First Monday of each month, 4 – 7 p.m.

Community Car Seat Fitting Stations

As the regional child passenger safety experts, Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital staff train and oversee a network of certified child passenger safety technicians in a 15 county area. To make sure parents can get help close to home, fitting stations are available at the following community locations.

Cleveland Division of Police

Second District Police Station
3481 Fulton Road, Cleveland, Ohio
First Friday of every month, 4 – 6 pm
No appointment necessary

Independence Fire Station

6305 Selig Dr., Independence, Ohio
Second Thursday of each month, 3 – 6 pm
By appointment only, call 216-524-1212

Medina County Health Department

4800 Ledgewood Dr., Medina, Ohio
Second Monday of each month, 2 – 5:30 pm
By appointment only, call 330-662-0467 or 888-723-9688

Mentor Police Department

8500 Civic Center Blvd., Mentor, Ohio
Weekdays by appointment, call 440-974-5760 and ask for Officers Petro or Collier

Parma Fire Department Station #2

3311 Snow Rd., Parma, Ohio
Third Saturday of each month, 9 am – 1 pm
No appointment necessary

Seven Hills Fire Station

7195 Broadview Rd., Seven Hills, Ohio
Fourth Saturday of each month, 11 am – 2 pm
By appointment only, call 216-524-3321