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Emergency Services

Emergency Communications - Responsible for the County's Enhanced 911 system and assists local municipalities in emergency planning preparedness.

Emergency Management - Responsible for the planning and coordination of County resources in response to emergencies when they occur.

Delaware County Citizen Corps – The mission of the Delaware County Citizen Corps is to improve the emergency preparedness, health, and safety of the residents of Delaware County by establishing a group of individually affiliated volunteers and affiliated community, faith based, non-government, and business partners committed to augment our existing first responders and emergency management staff during times of a major emergency or disaster in or around Delaware County. The following volunteer programs are under the auspices of our Citizen’s Corp:

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is about readiness, people helping people, rescuer safety and doing the greatest good for the greatest number.

Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) - CISM provides confidential peer support to all Delaware County First Responders Coordinator is Ed Kline contact via the Hotline: 610-565-8719 (or through any dispatcher)

Delaware County Animal Response Team (DelCART) responds to disasters affecting household pets and livestock.

Disaster Crisis Outreach and Referral Team (DCORT) - DCORT's mission is to assist those individuals that have been impacted by crisis or disaster and personal crises by providing emotional support and therapeutic activities to ease stress, foster a compassionate presence, and to aid in community resilience.  Contact DCORT Coordinator, Laura Keubler  610-713-2365

Medical Reserve Corp (MRC) - Many of the Citizen Corp volunteers are members of the MRC whose mission is to improve the health and safety of the residents of Delaware County by establishing a loyal group of medical and non-medical volunteers to augment our existing emergency medical personnel resources in the County.  The MRC is a national network of volunteers, organized locally to improve the health and safety of their communities.