Citizen Corps of Delaware County

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The Citizen Corps of Delaware County (CCDC) mission is to provide education, training, and volunteer opportunities to engage all citizens in making our community safer, stronger, and better prepared for emergencies and disasters of all types, including threats of terrorism, crime, public health emergencies, natural, man-made, and technological disasters by improving preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery efforts.


  •  Delaware County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
  •  Delaware County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC)
  •  Delaware County Critical Incident Stress Management Team (CISM)


  • Delaware County Animal Response Team (DelCART)
  • Delaware County Disaster Crisis Outreach & Referral Team (DCORT)
  • Delaware County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES)
  • American Red Cross, Delaware County Disaster Action Team (DAT)
  • Salvation Army (SA)
  • Law Enforcement Chaplain’s of Delaware County (LECDC)
  • Delaware County Security Reserve Unit (SRU)
  • Southeastern PA Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (SEPA VOAD)
  • Rotary Clubs, Lions Clubs, Boy & Girls Scouts, Public & Private Schools, Community groups, Faith based groups
  • Health and Human Services Agencies as affiliated through the Delaware County Area Resource Network (DARN)


 Mass Care & Emergency Assistance: Reception Centers, Shelters, Feeding, Distribution, Access & Functional Needs, Household Pets, Mass Evacuation Support, Reunification

 Public Health: Medical shelter support and Medical Countermeasures: Flu clinics, Volunteer Resource Centers, (VRC), Point of Dispensing (POD), Command & Control (MOC), Strike Team, Just in time training

 Disaster Recovery: Call centers, Disaster Recovery Centers, Long Term Recovery Committees, Fiduciary Agency’s, Non-government organizations, VOAD agencies.

 Public Education: Personal & Family Emergency Preparedness Training, Continuity of Operations Training, Active Shooter Response Training, Volunteer Recruitment, Web-site:, Social Media: Delco Citizen Corps Facebook page


For more information and assistance, the Delaware County Health Department Wellness Line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In addition to responding to phone calls, the Wellness Line also responds to email inquiries.

Phone: (484) 276-2100 (Available 24/7)

Contact Us

  •   201 West Front Street,
         Media, PA 19063
  •   8:30AM - 4:30PM
           Monday - Friday
  •   610-891-4000

About Delaware County

Delaware County, presently consisting of over 184 square miles divided into forty-nine municipalities is the oldest settled section of Pennsylvania.

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