CERT offers a consistent, nationwide approach to volunteer training and organization that professional responders can rely on during disaster situations. CERT prepares you to help yourself, your family, your neighbors and your community in the event of a disaster.
CERT volunteers are trained to prepare for and respond to a disaster until first responders arrive.
RACES provides (pronounced "RAY-sees"), was created in 1951 primarily to serve in civil defense emergencies to provide essential communications and warning links to supplement State and local governments. RACES is not an Amateur Radio club, but the members volunteer their time, skills and equipment to support the City during special events and real world emergencies.
SHIP Program volunteers conduct free home fire safety inspections for seniors in the city. If you are at least 60 years old and a resident of Huntington Beach, you qualify for this Program. You can get a free combo detector/carbon monoxide detector with a 10-year battery installed while supplies last.