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Ohio’s Citizen Corps programs engage citizens in hometown preparedness through public education and training. The mission of Citizen Corps is to harness the power of every individual through education, training, and volunteer service to make communities safer, stronger and better prepared to respond to the threats of terrorism, crime, public health issues and disasters of all kinds.

Mission Statement

  • Through awareness, education, training, and volunteer service, the Ohio Citizen Corps Program promotes individual involvement in programs intended to make Ohio communities safer and better prepared to prevent, respond to, and recover from emergencies and disasters of all kinds.

Vision Statement

  • The Ohio Citizen Corps Council envisions that all Ohio Citizens will be represented by a local or regional Citizen Corps Council which will promote awareness, preparedness, and volunteerism across the state resulting in a safer and more resilient state during emergencies and disasters of all kinds.

How Can You Get Involved?

  • Ohio Citizen Corps coordinates with many volunteer programs each with difference areas of specialization. To find the right program for you or to learn more about each programs mission, click on the logos below.
CERT Fire Corps OMRC Neighborhood Watch VIPS RRVC

NOTE: to Register as a new volunteer or Sign-In to your volunteer/administrator account click on the Register Now button below.  

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