Car Seat Fittings

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center offers in-person car seat checks. This is to help inform parents, educators, and families about child safety. You can make an appointment with the fitting station or attend a local car seat event.

For general car seat questions, please email [email protected], or call 402-955-6815.

If assistance is needed to purchase a car seat, please call 402-955-8090.

2022 Car Seat Events

Free Car Seat Checks

Thursday, August 18
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Children’s Physicians – Creighton University

2412 Cuming St, Omaha, NE 68131
Questions: 402-955-8090

By Appointment ONLY
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Thursday, September 1
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Children’s Physicians – Gretna

11856 Standing Stone Dr, Gretna, NE 68028
Questions: 402-955-8090

By Appointment ONLY
Make an Appointment

Saturday, September 10
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Nebraska Early Childhood Collaborative

3200 N 30th St, Omaha, NE 68111
Questions: 402-403-9398

Friday, October 21
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Brookside Church

11607 M Circle, Omaha, NE 68137
Questions: 402-955-8090

Saturday November 12
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Bennigton Fire Dept.

10801 N 156th St, Bennington, NE 68007
Questions: 402-955-8090

Car Seat Check Protocols and Pointers

• Certified car seat technicians inspect your seat and teach you how to safely install your car seat(s).
• No appointment necessary unless indicated above.
• Free – donations are accepted and appreciated.
• Plan on spending 30 minutes per car seat.
• Bring children, if possible. Expectant parents are welcome.
• Bring a friend/relative to help, if possible.
• Bring the vehicle owner’s and car seat manuals.

Events are staffed by volunteers who generously donate their time. The event line may be cut off prior to posted stop time, and attendees waiting will be referred to a future event or an inspection station listed above.

How to Register for a Car Seat Fitting

In order to set up an appointment call 402-955-8090.


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