Fire Prevention & Public Education
Public Education Programs
The Fire Prevention Office works with the community to teach safe fire behaviours to help you in the event of an emergency. We offer Fire & Safety Education Programs for children and adults, and programs can be customized to meet the requirements of any group. Please contact Lieutenant Marcia James for more information.
Emergency Preparedness Programs
There are a number of simple things you can do to keep your family, your home, and yourself safe. Take a free emergency preparedness course.
Home Emergency Response System
Vancouver Coastal Health Resources provides security, safety, peace of mind ... at the touch of a button. North Shore/Coast Garibaldi Health Services’ provides a 24-hour, seven-day a week link to a central location for over 650 North Shore residents. Through a lightweight pendant and a two-way telephone home unit, seniors enjoy a safer, more relaxed lifestyle in the comfort of their own home — always knowing that real time assistance is available at the push of a button.
For more information on this program contact Home Support Community Health Services at: 604-983-6000.
Remembering When - A Fire and Fall Prevention Program for Older Adults
Remembering When was developed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help older adults live safely at home for as long as possible. If you would like to schedule a community presentation, which takes about an hour and is free of charge, please email Lieutenant Marcia James or phone 604-925-7384.