Community Emergency Response Team


What is CERT? 
 The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. CERT offers a consistent, nationwide approach to volunteer training and organization that professional responders can rely on during disaster situations, which allows them to focus on more complex tasks. Through CERT, the capabilities to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters is built and enhanced.

How can you get involved? 
Fill out an application and email it to or call Pat Jeffares at (727)902-3224 for more information on how to become a CERT member and when meetings are held. 

Application and Background Check
Please choose the tab "TI CERT APPLICATION" and "2019 FDLE BACKGROUND CHECK" to the left for an application and a back ground check form.