Get Involved

There are many opportunities to volunteer in preparedness and public safety programs around the city. Once you are prepared, volunteer some of your time to support one of these initiatives:

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    Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

    CERT trains citizens how in emergency response and shelter operations. Boston's CERT program is in keeping with the City of Boston's commitment to emergency preparedness and safe communities for all residents of Boston.

    Learn more about CERT »

    CERT Brochure »

  • Neighborhood Crime Watch

    Neighborhood Crime Watch

    Neighborhood Crime Watch groups address problems around the city through tireless efforts and partnerships with police, city agencies, the District Attorney's office, and the court system.

    Get Involved with Boston Neighborhood Crime Watch »

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    Boston Medical Reserve Corps (MRC)

    The Boston MRC is managd by the Boston Public Health Commission in the Office of Public Health Preparedness. This program brings together with experience in healthcare to serve as a team during emergencies.

    Boston Medical Reserve Corps »

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    American Red Cross of Massachusetts

    The American Red Cross of Massachusetts Bay has different volunteer opportunities to support training and response activities in Massachusetts.

    Learn more about the Red Cross »

News & Press Releases »


Preparedness Tools

  • Family Preparedness Planner

    Family Preparedness Planner (Flash required)


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