York County Department of Fire and Life Safety
Emergency Management and Support Services


If a disaster has struck York County and you are looking for ways to help immediately, click the Help Needed Now tab below!

Volunteers are an essential part of York County's response in any emergency/disaster. Amateur radio operators, the American Red Cross, Civil Air Patrol, Medical Reserve Corps units, and Citizen Emergency Response Teams are a few examples of organizations that rely on volunteers and have important emergency response functions.

Planning and training are the keys to making effective use of volunteers during disasters. In order to volunteer during an emergency or disaster, you should join one of the volunteer organization below!

If you are interested in volunteering to help out during a future disaster, the time to join an organization is now! Check out the information below to learn about some of York County's and York County's partner organization volunteer programs.


Administrative Office Hours:
8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F

Administration Location:
301 Goodwin Neck Road

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 532
Yorktown, VA 23690-0532

Admin Office Phone:


24-Hour Non-Emergency Line