Image of fire fighterThere are many ways you can volunteer to help keep our communities safe. The county departments of Emergency Services and Public Safety have a range of programs to further train professionals. In other instances, volunteers are needed and will be trained.

The Westchester County Animal Response Team (WesCART) is a volunteer program managed by the county's Department of Emergency Services. WesCART responds to emergencies that require animal rescue, evacuation, veterinary disaster care and the sheltering of pets during a major disaster.

Find out how county residents can volunteer in other ways.

Register with the United Way’s Volunteer Center. That way you can find volunteer opportunities in your area.

For professionals, Westchester’s Medical Reserve Corps gives medical and public health officials a way to volunteer during a large scale disaster or emergency