CERT is a proud partner of Citizen Corps and the effort to have everyone in America prepare, train, and volunteer.
Month and year the CERT Program was started:
HAMDEN (Local) (06514, 06517, 06518)
Point of Contact:
Hamden, Ct. CERT
2372 Whitney Avenue
On average, this CERT Program conducts the CERT
Basic Training Course
times a year.
Number of CERT classes that have graduated
since the program started: 5
Number of individuals who have completed CERT
Basic Training Course since the program started:
A total of 74 CERTs have participated in 5 natural disaster exercises for emergency personnel.
A total of 32 CERTs have participated in 3 medical emergency/strategic national stockpile exercises for emergency personnel.
A total of 96 CERTs have participated in 28 CERT-specific exercises.
Number of times the CERTs have responded in actual
The mission of the Hamden CERT Team is to assist our Police and Fire Department when needed. Either a planned public event or any large-scale emergency that would drain the on-duty personnel is when our team would be called to serve. We also assist with rehabilitation for emergency responders in extreme weather conditions, and temporary relocation for displaced families.