Be ready to help in a disaster: spring Care Team training

The recent tragic events in Oso, Washington have made us all aware how vulnerable any of us could be to a local disaster. In such an event, it’s vitally important that neighbors be ready to lend a hand.

Associated Ministries’ Disaster Response Care Teams meet quarterly to learn how to provide practical and spiritual support to survivors of disasters.

Join us for our spring 2014 Quarterly Care Team Training & Potluck!

When: Tuesday April 22, 2014 6-8pm

Where: Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church
7700 Skansie Avenue, Gig Harbor, WA 98335

RSVP: Amy Allison at 253-426-1516 or

Topics: Care Team Logistics: Structure and staff of the shelter, Relationship between Care Teams and other disaster service providers (DSAT and FAST), Registration/intake process, Alerting shelter staff of needs, Assisting in the “next steps” process, & Documentation.

Care Team trainings are held in partnership with Pierce County’s Department of Emergency Management, the Washington Community Chaplain Corps, and Associated Ministries.


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