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SPOKANE FIRE DEPARTMENT FOUNDATION

SPOKANE FIRE DEPARTMENT FOUNDATION
CROWDRISE : Jan 14, 2013
Tax ID: 26-2544354
BASED: Spokane, WA, United States

SPOKANE FIRE DEPARTMENT FOUN...

Spokane Fire Department

Community Assistance Response (CARES) Team

The CARES Team:

- Is a collaboration between Eastern Washington School of Social Work and Spokane and Spokane Valley Fire Departments. 

- Responds to referrals from the Spokane Fire Department to assist vulnerable populations who face barriers in identifying and utilizing appropriate community resources. 

- Visits individuals in their homes, works with them to identify needs, advocates on their behalf, and helps to connect them with appropriate services.

- Helps reduce non emergent calls and related costs through education and connection to appropriate community services and resources that better meet the citizen’s specific needs.

- Responds to referrals related to: social services, senior services, medical services, mental health, living conditions, fires, and other services.

Mission Statement:

- To serve the community by protecting life, property and the environment. To provide excellent service through prevention, education, preparedness and mitigation; recognizing that our people are the key to success.

- To provide immediate, high quality crisis intervention, emotional support, and referral of services to community members who have been faced with trauma or crisis. 

Fore more information about the CARES Team please go to: http://www.spokanefire.org/departments/cares/ 

 

Tax ID: 26-2544354

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