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El Cerrito / Kensington CERT

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We live in a dangerous place.  Earthquakes and wildfires are real possibilities.  Don’t just get anxious, get prepared.  Better yet, let’s get ready together!

Lamorinda CERT is hosting CERT basic training and extending their resident course fee to El Cerrito and Kensington residents.

Click here to learn more about the course.

If you plan to take this course or have questions please  email us at



The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is a FEMA curriculum that teaches neighbors to help themselves and help each other. Through CERT, you will receive hands-on training in Disaster First Aid, Disaster Preparedness, Basic Firefighting, Light Search and Rescue, Damage Assessment, and How to Turn Off Utilities. After basic training there are volunteer opportunities like drills, equipment supplies, block organization, emergency communications and more.  


Contact us for volunteer opportunities:  Attend trainings, drills, equipment supplies, block organizing, National Night Out, Radio training. 


Click here to start your journey with El Cerrito/Kensington CERT.


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