BLANCO COUNTY DISASTER RESPONSE GROUP (BCDRG)
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WEB LINKS & AREA CONTACTS
BLANCO COUNTY RESOURCES
AMERICAN RED CROSS, Hill Country Chapter: 830-257-4677; 333 Earl Garrett, Kerrville, TX 78028. email@example.com; http://hccarc.redcross.org; Providing Disaster Relief, CPR/First Aid and Lifeguard training, as well as Disaster Training to Blanco, Gillespie, Mason, Menard, Kimble, Kerr and Sutton Counties. Blanco County ARC Representative: Martha Mason, 361-549-8535, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
BLANCO COUNTY COMMISSIONER'S COURT: (830) 868-7251. Web: www.co.blanco.tx.us (includes contact information and phone numbers for County Judge, Commissioners, Blanco County government offices as well as county information). County Judge Bill Guthrie.
BLANCO COUNTY, CONSTABLE, Precinct 1: (830) 868-4266, Larry Haley
BLANCO COUNTY, CONSTABLE, Precinct 4: (830) 868-4212, Ronnie Steubing
BLANCO COUNTY EXTENSION AGENT: In disaster situations, this office will assist with dog and large animal emergency sheltering. Todd Swift, Blanco County Extension Agent, Agriculture and Natural Resources. 830-868-4542
BLANCO COUNTY FOOD BANK: 830-868-1442. Provides goods to an estimated 70 families in Blanco County area on a daily basis. Your donations will be greatly appreciated, especially at this time of year. Cash/check donations accepted, make out to Blanco County Food Bank.
BLANCO VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT: Emergencies: 911; Non-emergencies: (830) 833-5009
BLANCO VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE: (830) 833-5239; 607 Chandler Street, Blanco, TX 78606
CITY OF JOHNSON CITY, CITY HALL: (830) 868-7111. Fax: 830-868-7718; POB 369, 303 E. Pecan Drive, Johnson City, Texas 78636.
JOHNSON CITY EMERGENCY SERVICES AUXILIARY: (830) 868-2833. This special group of volunteers works every week of the year to collect, sort, price and sell donated goods, with the returns handed over to the Fire and EMS departments. They provide a much valued service to convert donated goods into the cash we need to help run our service. They have there facility in the same building as EMS, and are a joy to see. We thank them dearly for their contribution and friendship. For coordination on drop-off of donated goods, please contact Irma or Gus Sanchez at (830) 868-2833 or Tom Mills at 868-4857. The on-duty EMS crew may be on a call or otherwise not at the station at the time of your delivery, so you should plan on using your own power to unload your goods and stack them at the south end of the building, outside. Meets most Mondays at the EMS Station at 105 Bill Watson Drive, to sort, price and store the donated items. Tax deductible cash donations to ESA, c/o Joy Watson, POB 233, Johnson City, TX 78636.
JOHNSON CITY MINISTERIAL ALLIANCE: Community Church of the Hills: 830-868-7667; Pastor Kyle Roberts
JOHNSON CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT: (830) 868-7900; POB 316, 300 Live Oak Drive, Johnson City, TX 78636, FIRE & RESCUE SERVICES. We provide fire and rescue services under contract to North Blanco County Emergency Services District, who provides tax supported revenue to us. We service 600 square miles of northern Blanco County, with a population of 4,000 people. Our response district encompasses Johnson City Independent School District & the communities of Johnson City, Round Mountain, Hye & Sandy. We are a volunteer based, non-profit organization. E-mail: email@example.com, Web: www.jcvfd.org
NORTH BLANCO COUNTY EMS (North Blanco County Emergency Medical Service): (830) 868-7834. Fax: (830) 868-9234. POB 507, 105 Bill Watson Drive, Johnson City, TX 78636. We provide pre-hospital emergency medical services under contract to North Blanco County Emergency Services District, who provides tax supported revenue to us. We service 600 square miles of northern Blanco County, with a population of 4,000 people. Our response district encompasses Johnson City Independent School District & the communities of Johnson City, Round Mountain, Hye & Sandy. We are a volunteer based, non-profit organization. Email: Director@NorthBlancoCountyEMS; Web: www.NorthBlancoCountyEMS.org. Map: Click NBCEMS Map
ROUND MOUNTAIN VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT: (830) 825-3200; 10539 N. US Hwy 281, Round Mountain, TX 78663. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
OARS (OLDER ADULT RURAL SERVICES): Diane Burke, Officer: 830-868-2672. Assists community with social welfare check-ups and transportation for medical and grocery purposes. If you know someone who is in need or if you want to volunteer, please call us. If you don't want to drive we have other ways you can volunteer. In 2006, OARS volunteers spent 320 hours on the road, driving 9400 miles, serving 159 clients.
SENIOR INFORMATION & REFERRAL PROGRAM: 830-868-4173; 304 S. Avenue F, Johnson City, TX 78636
SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAM: 830-868-4173; 304 S. Avenue F, Johnson City, TX 78636
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY: (830) 868-4691 at Blanco County Courthouse, Johnson City
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, ROADWAY EMERGENCIES: 1-800-525-5555
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: Johnson City, TX 78636. (830) 868-7166. (830) 868-7665
TEXAS STATE TROOPERS, JOHNSON CITY: 830-868-7104
OUTSIDE BLANCO COUNTY, BUT VERY NEARBY RESOURCES
AUSTIN-TRAVIS COUNTY STAR FLIGHT: Austin-Travis County Star Flight
AUSTIN TRAVIS COUNTY EMS: www.atcems.org
BEXAR-BULVERDE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT: Bexar-Bulverde Volunteer Fire Department
CANYON LAKE FIRE & EMS: Canyon Lake Fire & EMS
MARBLE FALLS AREA EMS:Marble Falls Area EMS
NEW BRAUNFELS EMS:New Braunfels EMS
NORTH HAYES COUNTY (HENLY) VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT (South Station): (830) 833-1205; 268 Lakeside Drive, Wimberley, TX. www.moment.net/~henlyvfd
SAN ANTONIO AIRLIFE: San Antonio AirLife
SPRING BRANCH FIRE DEPT: Spring Branch Fire Dept.STONEWALL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT: (830) 644-5571. POB 224, St. Francis St. at US Hwy 290 E, Stonewall, TX 78671. Emergencies: 911
WILLOW CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT: (830) 685-3376; 2553 RR 1323, Willow City, TX 78675
TRAINING VIDEOS. Our little BCDRG library of DVDs is expanding. Ask George Barnette about available titles.
REGIONAL, STATE & FEDERAL RESOURCESThe Hill Country Portal website at www.HillCountryPortal.com contains a wealth of information about the Hill Country, and in particular has disaster-related focus sections as follows:
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