Safe Kids Coalition

Group of fourth graders wearing bike helmets, smiling, with adults in background


The mission of Safe Kids Frederick County is to prevent unintentional injuries to children ages 14 and under, in Frederick County, through a coordinated program of public awareness, education, legislative action, enforcement and access to low cost safety products.

Safe Kids Frederick County is one of over 300 local Safe Kids coalitions worldwide. Led by the Health Department, Safe Kids Coalition has offered services in Frederick County for over 20 years. The members of Safe Kids Frederick County take action to provide proven and practical ways to keep children safe from unintentional injuries. 

The Safe Kids Frederick County coalition is a member of Safe Kids Maryland

About Us

In 1995, a group of representatives from local agencies, businesses and organizations joined forces to form a coalition dedicated to preventing unintentional injuries in children.

The group is comprised of individuals from a variety of Frederick County agencies, such as local police and fire departments, schools, health care organizations, local government departments, civic groups and private businesses. 

Current members:

  • Frederick County Public Schools
  • Maryland Poison Control
  • Frederick County Sheriff’s Office
  • Frederick Police Department
  • Frederick Memorial Hospital
  • American Red Cross
  • Statefarm
  • Verizon
  • Zero to Three
  • Aetna Better Health of Maryland
  • Asian American Center of Frederick
  • Mental Health Association
  • YMCA
  • community members.

The Coalition welcomes new members with an interest in keeping our kids safe from preventable injuries. We meet 10 times a year. 

Please call the Safe Kids Frederick County Coordinator, Jessica Dayal, at 301-600-3337 for information regarding our next meeting.