9-1-1 Emergencies ONLYTEXT 911
When Spokane County citizens cannot safely make a phone call, or those who have hearing or speech disabilities...Emergency ONLY...give location of emergency...Use simple words to ask help from police, fire, or medical help....This will NOT work while your phone is roaming.
Spokane's Emergency Notification System
Amateur Radio Emergency Services, and Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (ARES/RACES)
The Red Cross aids local victims of disasters. They also offer the following disaster courses FREE of charge:Boy Scouts
Introduction to disaster
Logistics overview and simulation
Emergency response vehicles
Family well-being inquiry
Serving the diverse community
Records and reports
Emergency operations centers
Child Protective Services
(Community Organizations Active in Disasters
Spokane County's Dept. of Emergency ManagementC.O.P.S. (Spokane Community Oriented Policing Services)
1618 N. Rebecca Ave
Spokane, WA 99217
people, property and the environment through increasing the readiness
level to mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from major
emergencies and disasters.
and Block Watch
- report Non-Emergency incidents.
This tip line is staffed 7 days a week, 24 hours/day.Department of Homeland Security
Domestic Violence Crisis Line/Shelter
(509) 326-CALLDomestic Violence
- Referral to Abuser Treatment
(509) 487-6783 Emergency Alert System for the Inland Northwest Region
The Local Emergency Communication Committee (LECC) is responsible for managing alert and warning notifications for the community and the overall Emergency Alert System for the Inland Northwest region.
The Emergency Alert System (EAS) is a media-based alerting system that is designed to transmit emergency alerts and warnings to the American public at the national, state and local levels through TV, radio, etc.
1121 W. Gardner Ave.
Youth and young adults are trained in search and rescue techniques, survival, communications and first-aid. They are used in missing and lost person searches along with evidence recovery in many major crimes.
Fairchild Family Advocacy Office
(509) 247-2687 First Call for Help
Frontier Behavioral Health's Crisis Line
24-hour crisis intervention which assists people
with urgent mental health issues. Greater Spokane Emergency Management
1618 N. Rebecca St.
Spokane, WA 99217
(509) 477-2204 https://www.facebook.com/GEGEmergencyMgt/H.E.A.R.T. (Humane Evacuation Animal Rescue Team)
They are trained for the emergency medical care, evacuation, temporary shelter, and identification of pets during local and national emergencies. mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response
An all-volunteer crisis response organization with specially trained and certified handler/canine teams that provide comfort to responders and victims.
Inland Empire Bloodhounds Search and Rescue
Provides professionally trained bloodhounds and certified handlers for assistance in search and rescue operations.
Inland Northwest Search and Rescue (SAR)
An adult search and rescue team which provides trained personnel for both urban and wilderness searches.
Intermountain Search Dogs
Provides professionally trained dogs and handlers to assist with air scent, trailing, and human remains detection.
1101 W. College Ave.
Spokane, WA 99201-2095
Active and retired volunteer medical workers that have been trained & credentialed to respond to medical emergencies. Dave Byrnes
Mobile Emergency Operations Center
Provides mobile command and control facilities for fire, law enforcement and search and rescue needs.
Mountain West Rescue Dogs
Providing search dog teams to Inland Empire since 1982 - teams are trained in air scent, trailing, water and scent discrimination.
Open Doors Family Promise of Spokane
904 E. Hartson Ave.
Spokane, WA 99202
Poison Center (Washington State)
1-800-222-1222 Power Outage Reporting
This 24-hour service provides information and emergency response for poisonings. They are staffed by nurses, pharmacists and poison information specialists, and a clinical toxicologist. They handle over 100,000 calls a year. Call whenever you suspect a possible poisoning, or for information.
1-800-227-9187 Avista CustomersSalvation Army Homeless Families Safe Center
1-877-668-8243 Inland Power and Light
(509) 924-3800 Vera Water and Power
204 E. Indiana
Spokane, WA 99207
Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service
6815 E. Trent
Spokane Valley, WA 99212
Sexual Assault Crisis Line
S.C.O.P.E. (Sheriff’s Community Oriented Policing Effort)
and Neighborhood Watch
Volunteers throughout Spokane County who have a common mission to provide a safe living environment for the community and to increase citizen awareness of, and involvement in, community-oriented services in partnership with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office. Rick Scott , (509) 477-3376 http://spokanesheriff.org
Online Directory of Community Resources by Topic.
Spokane Community Resources
Call if you need food, shelter, health care, or transportation.
Spokane Conservation District
210 N. Havana
Spokane County Explorer Search and Rescue (ESAR)
10319 East Appleway Blvd.
Spokane Valley, WA
Trains youth and young adults in search and rescue techniques,
survival, communications, and first-aid. They assist law enforcement
in missing and lost person searches, as well as with evidence
recovery in many major crimes. Spokane County Mounted Search and Rescue
Provides horse and mule resources for searching, packing equipment into remote locations, and evacuating subjects with minor injuries.
Spokane Fire Department
Spokane Winter Knights Search and Rescue
An adult group of snowmobile and ATV riders who volunteer their equipment and time to rescue individuals in the mountains & snow environment.
- Volunteer to help with one of Spokane County's public safety agencies.
- Many homes to NOT have house numbers which can be located easily and seen clearly, so that emergency vehicles can locate these homes quickly. Fluorescent paint on house numbers may help make them more visible in the dark.
- Sign up Alert Spokane, Spokane's community warning system. Alert Spokane is a Reverse 911 system that issues local emergency warnings to people living near an emergency situation. Alert Spokane can send automated emergency messages via telephone, cellular phone, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) or email to residents and businesses located within Spokane County. This system may be used by emergency response personnel to notify specific homes and businesses at risk with specific information about an emergency event, such as
- information about a hazardous situation,
- request from police to help solve crimes or find missing persons,
- or emergency protective measures during a disaster.