Child Passenger Resource Center

Photo of Child Care VanMahube-Otwa operates the only Child Passenger Safety Resource Center in the State of Minnesota, serving 34 counties in the northern half of the State.

Variety of Resource Center services available

  • Child Passenger Safety Education – Mahube-Otwa conducts car seat and booster seat safety trainings, fitting clinics and education; teaching parents and community partners how to keep children safe in motor vehicles.
  • Try It Before You Buy It – Child restraint seats are available for parents and caregivers to try, including special needs and school bus certified restraints.
  • Permanent Fitting Station is located on site and available by appointment. Car and booster seats are donated from local organizations and distributed to persons who attend fitting clinics.
  • Mobile Fitting Station and Resource Van travels throughout northern Minnesota providing education and resources including printed materials, posters, videos, air bag information, and child restraint manufacturer information.
    NHTSA logoFor more information contact CPS Technical Instructor Jennifer Booge at (218) 732-7204 or toll free at 1-800-818-9296.