Extended power outages may impact the whole community and the economy. Here's what you can do to be prepared for a power outage. More information is available below related to Public Safety Power Shutoffs and Wildfires. >> View tips about how to prepare for a power outage
The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) web site has a “Consumer Corner” section and includes an emergency preparedness workbook. Feeling Safe, Being Safe will help you make a plan that you can use in case of an emergency. The video demonstrates how to complete the workbook and put together a home emergency kit. The printable magnet lets you post your essential emergency contact information on your refrigerator for first responders. >> View the Consumer Corner website
The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) Safety Net web site has online newsletters that focus on specific topics. The Spring 2011 Safety Net newsletter focuses on emergency preparedness for persons with developmental disabilities. >> View the Safety Net website
The Governor’s Office of Emergency Services site has information about disaster assistance, the State’s Earthquake Program, hazard mitigation and hazardous materials, information for emergency managers, laws and regulations, meetings and workshops, and plans and publications. >> View the Governor's Office of Emergency Services website
Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS)
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During an emergency, regional center consumers and their families who need assistance can contact your service coordinator for assistance or call our main phone number at (818) 778-1900 for assistance. For life-threatening emergencies, call 9-1-1.