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:
Point of Contact:
Western PA Search and Rescue Development Center
PO Box 17182
CERT Web Site:
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: 2
Number of individuals who have completed CERT
Basic Training Course since the program started:
A total of 4 CERTs have participated in 2 natural disaster exercises for emergency personnel.
Number of times the CERTs have responded in actual
Western PA Search and Rescue Development Center creates and implements programs for the special needs population of PA and other states. Our CERT program is used in conjuction with our Search and Rescue program. Trainings are usually done on weekends and evenings. Participation includes working with the special needs population. They attend training to certify as a Rescue Specialist in the Operation: Take Me Home program.