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:
SANTA BARBARA (Local) (93101, 93102, 93103, 93105, 93106, 93107, 93108, 93109)
Point of Contact:
Emergency Services Manager
Santa Barbara City Fire/OES
121 W. Carrillo Street
Santa Barbara, CA
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: 34
Number of individuals who have completed CERT
Basic Training Course since the program started:
A total of 109 CERTs have participated in 2 natural disaster exercises for emergency personnel.
A total of 20 CERTs have participated in 2 CERT-specific exercises.
Number of times the CERTs have responded in actual
2012 - Santa Barbara City in collaboration with Carpinteria, Goleta and UCSB are in the genesis of creating a CERT Corp made up of CERT Graduates that will beging to have input on traning and advanced training throughout the year. Currently, the CERT's are involved in two different Community Events, the Goleta Lemon Run and the October Harbor Seafood Festival. In 2013, we are looking at doing more outreach to the different types of community venues that can CERTs can assist with.