About us

Northwest Infant Safety & SIDS Alliance was established as the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Foundation of Washington in 1961 as a statewide nonprofit organization supporting families and educating the community about sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

Over the last 58 years our we’ve continued to grow and add more child-focused educational and safety programs while continuing to support those who have been affected by the death of a child. Our recent merger with Inland Northwest SIDS Foundation now allows us to expand our services to Idaho, Washington and Montana.

Every Child

Regionwide Child Health and Safety Advocacy


Strength comes in numbers which why it is our mission to partner with like-minded child health and safety-focused agencies throughout the Northwest.  It is a priority of NISSA to be a voice for children at the local, regional, state and federal level. Every Child Alliance believes that all children have the right to a healthy and safe environment while growing up.

Would you like to join our efforts in keeping children safe?

Safe Start

Child Health & Safety Educational and Training

Safe Start Northwest is our infant and child health and safety education and training program.  Unintentional and accidental injuries are the biggest killer of our children, one month to 12 years of age. Education and awareness are key to preventing accidental deaths of our children.

We provide training and classes on a wide variety of infant and child health and safety subjects. Class topics include safe infant sleep, CPR/First Aid, child passenger safety and more. On-site training is also available for medical professionals, childcare providers, first responders, coroners and medical examiners.

Safe Start Northwest also provides portable cribs, sleep sacks, car seats and more to parents and caregivers in need.  

Would you like to learn more about the classes and training available in your area? 

Healing Together

We come together to grieve, together we heal

Healing Together is our peer-to-peer emotional support program for those affected by a pregnancy, infant or child loss. We are available for anyone in need of support.

We provide support packets, referrals for counseling, 24-hour support line, monthly support group and much more.

Our goal is to ensure you know you are not alone in this time of grief and to support you in your time of need.

Would you like to learn more about our emotional support services?

Support Us

There are many ways to join our efforts in your own community! We are always looking for new volunteers, advocates and donors to join our life-saving mission.

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