The Safety Zone
The Safety ZoneChildren who are being supervised by a responsible adult are less likely to be harmed.
The Department of Human Resources holds the following guidelines for appropriate supervision:
Children ages 0-8 should not be left unsupervised at any time.
Children ages 9-12 should only be left at home for up to 2 hours.
Children ages 13 and up may be left home alone for up to 12 hours
Children under the age of 13 should not be left in a caretaking
Last Modified on May 27, 2020