Community Emergency Response Team

Getting involved is a great way to help make our community better prepared and more resilient.  The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) of Allen County is one way to help your neighbors.  Learn more about the Allen County CERT by visiting our website or contacing our office at (260) 449-4663.

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September is Preparedness Month!

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Follow us on Facebook and Twitter this month for preparedness information.  Look for our quick-links over in the right column. 

Community preparedness starts with individual action.  We all have a responsibility to prepare ourselves for the unexpected.  When we work together towards prepadness, our families, neighborhoods and community grow stronger and more-resilient.  Start Preparedness Month by taking action. Make a plan, then communicate your plan with your family. Visit for a great start to your plan.

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 Governor Pence proclames September as Preparedness Month in Indiana.  pdfGovernor Pence's Proclamation

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance

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SBA offers Disaster Assistance to residents of Allen County affected by severe storms and flooding from June 7 through July 29, 2015.  Allen County residents and businesses can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  For more information read the complete SBA press release.

Hometown Security Starts at Home

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 Our county becomes better-prepared and more-resilient when we all do our part to be ready.

Preparing for the unexpected doesn't have to be hard.  Keep it simple.  Focus on the basics:  Be Informed; Make a Plan; Build a Kit; Get involved.  Visit for some great ideas that you can make your own.   Get involved in your own hometown security