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 Welcome to BEACON 

Berkeley Emergency Accessible Community Organizations Network

WHO: Community organizations that represent or serve people with disabilities or seniors in Berkeley

WHATBEACON is a hub for information sharing and collaboration between the City of Berkeley and community organizations that represent and work with people with disabilities and seniors

    Basic Membership- Regular communication regarding disaster planning and preparedness activities and targeted information following disasters

    Active Membership- Participation in regularly scheduled meetings to collaborate on the creation of events for organizations and individuals and participate in inclusive planning 

WHERE: Organizations that serve people in the City of Berkeley

WHY: To provide relevant, timely information about disaster planning and response to the people of Berkeley through the organizations they already trust and rely on, and to provide an opportunity for inclusive community disaster planning.

HOW: Fill out the registration form below and submit it to the Office of Emergency Services at 2100 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, 2nd Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704 or email the completed form to oes@cityofberkeley.info   

 Registration Form 

Preparedness Information for People with Disabilities and Seniors

FEMA Information

 Preparedness Information For People With Disabilities 

 Preparedness Information for Seniors 

American Red Cross Information

 American Red Cross Preparedness for People with Disabilities 

 American Red Cross Preparedness for Seniors 

 Accessibility Information: BEACON strives to be accessible in all aspects of program design.   If you need information in other formats, have difficulty accessing any information, or need assistance in completing forms please email OES@cityofberkeley.info or call 510-981-5605.  TTY/TDD Line: 510-981-5544 (Non-Emergency)

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