Emergency Services

Office of Emergency Services


Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

The primary duty of the LEPC is to develop an emergency response plan for Cattaraugus County and its included municipalities, and to review such plan annually.  This plan shall contain, as a minimum, all the elements set forth in PL 99-499 for such plans. Read more

Critical Incident Stress Management

Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Team

Cattaraugus County has a CISM Team available to serve groups and individuals, upon their request, exposed to critical incidents and related stress.  Cattaraugus County CISM Team's primary responsiblity is to provide service to the fire and emergency medical services personnel within the County.  Cattaraugus County CISM Team is organized under and overseen by the Cattaraugus County Office of Emergency Services.

About the Team

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Haz Mat

For More Information about the Cattaraugus County Hazardous Materials Team, Please contact the Office of Emergency Services.

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Citizen Corps

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The mission of Citizen Corps is to harness the power of every individual through education, training, and volunteer service to make communities safer, stronger, and better prepared to respond to the threats of terrorism, crime, public health issues, and disasters of all kinds. Read more

Safety and Preparedness

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Sign Up for NY-Alert Now!

New York state provides a free, customizable alert system residents to receive notifications of numerous events such as severe weather, road closures, sex offender relocation, amber and silver alerts, and much more.  Go online at the link below to sign up.  The best part of this system is you choose what types of notifications you want to recieve, for what area(s), and how (home phone, cell phone, email, text...). Read more

Public Safety Programs

  • Citizen Corps
  • Critical Incident Stress Management Team
  • Local Emergency Planning Committee
  • Hazardous Materials Team
  • Cattaraugus County Disaster Assistance Team

OES is now on Facebook

News from Emergency Services posted on Thu, 02/03/2011 - 3:08pm

The office of Emergency Services has joined Facebook ...... check us out!!!

Cattaraugus County to Waive Fees at Transfer Stations for Storm Debris

News from Emergency Services, Public Works posted on Fri, 12/10/2010 - 1:43pm

The Cattaraugus County Legislature has unanimously approved a measure to allow Cattaraugus County residents affected by the recent flooding throughout the region to dispose of storm debris free of charge at the Portville, Allegany, and Salamanca Transfer Stations on Saturday, December 11th and Saturday, December 18th.

Disaster Assistance Center Remains Open for Flood Victims

News from Emergency Services posted on Sun, 12/05/2010 - 5:00pm

There are currently no road closures in Cattaraugus County.

Please note the following updates regarding Disaster Assistance Center effective immediately:

Disaster Assistance Center Opens

News from Emergency Services posted on Fri, 12/03/2010 - 7:20pm

The Cattaraugus County Office of Emergency Services along with representatives of the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services, Department of Aging, Department of Health and Community Services will be available at the newly opened Disaster Assistance Center from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 4th and Sunday, December 5th at 1 Leo Moss Drive (Cattaraugus County Office Building) Olean; for residents in need of assistance related to this weeks flooding. Concerned residents may contact the Disaster Operations Center at 716-938-2244

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