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BayCare Kids and St. Joseph's Children's Wellness
and Safety Center Programs and Services

All programs and services require registration.
Please visit your preferred Center to complete registration.


Provided by Trained Professionals from St. Joseph’s Children’s Wellness and Safety Center

  • Well Child Exams & Immunizations:
    Children who are uninsured or on Medicaid can receive free well child physicals and immunizations. ages 0-18

  • Hearing Screenings: ages birth to 18

  • Vision Screenings: ages 6 months to18 (Provided by Preserve Vision Florida)

  • Developmental Screenings: Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) completed by a Child Development Specialist. ages 0-65 months

Car Seat Distribution & Education Class


  • After viewing a presentation on how to pick the appropriate car seat and secure it correctly, you will be able to do it hands on with support from a Certified Car Seat Technician. You will then receive a brand new lifetime seat at no cost.

CPR/First Aid Certification Class

  • A certification class where you will learn how to handle emergencies such as bleeding, shock, poisoning, head and spine injuries and much more. You will also learn how to perform CPR and choking rescue techniques on infants, children and adults. This is a great course for all parents, caregivers, grandparents, baby sitters and anyone who cares for children. A free two-year certification through the American Heart Association is provided upon completion of the class.

Safe Sitter Class

  • An 8 hour class for kids ages 11-17 to learn how to handle behavior problems, rescue a choking infant and child, how to run your own babysitting business, first aid and how to keep yourself and the child safe.

Safe@Home Class


  • A 2.5 hour class for children ages 9-11 or grades 4-6 that teaches how to care for oneself when parents are away for a short period of time. This includes what to do when faced with danger, and how to assess and respond to injuries and illnesses.

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