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CERT is made up of volunteers from the community, working together for the benefit and safety of the community.

Sooner or later, it could happen − a major emergency right in our community. Now is the time to prepare – but how?

A Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT, is a group of local volunteers trained in basic disaster response:

When the unexpected occurs, CERT is there to help alongside local responders.

You can be a CERT volunteer. You can start a CERT team. Young, old, and everyone in between are welcome, wanted and needed.

You don’t take the place of first responders, but you’ve got their backs − during emergencies and as they train and practice for whatever may happen, because sooner or later, something will.

But CERT is more than emergency response; CERT is about building up and protecting communities, and that can happen in all kinds of ways: distributing smoke alarms, staffing first aid booths, or helping the local firefighters fundraise; the list could go on.

Help protect our community and neighbors today. 

Discover all the ways you can get involved: 

Evansville CERT Facebook Page | Evansville Cert Website

FALL CLASS 2017 - SIGN UP TODAY

New CERT Classes Begin - All Classes will be held at CERT Training Center at 1440 Harmony Way

Tuesday, Oct.  10 –  6:00-9:00 pm and Thursday, Oct. 12, 6:00-9:00 pm

Tuesday, Oct.  17 –  6:00-9:00 pm and Thursday, Oct. 19, 6:00-9:00 pm

Tuesday, Oct.  24 –  6:00-9:00 pm and Thursday, Oct. 26, 6:00-9:00 pm

Saturday, Oct. 28 –   8:00-11:00 am, Final Exercise, Graduation

Applications are available at the
EMA Office - 3500 N. Harlan

Or you can Phone/Text Robert Weldon, CERT Program Manager at 812-430-4885
or email at bweldon@gmail.com