Some ongoing West Chester University programs include:
CPR and First Aid instruction:
(some fees for materials)
The West Chester Fire Department offers a variety of training programs every month for individuals and businesses in the area of CPR and First Aid. Some programs result in required certifications and others are basic programs to make participants better prepared to handle an emergency situation.
Citizen Police Academy
The West Chester Police Department offers two sessions of Citizen Police Academy each year, providing citizens and business owners an opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of police operations. Participants in the 10-week program must be at least 21 years old. Advance registration is required and class size is limited.
Emergency Preparedness - Severe Weather Safety May 1, 7 to 9 p p.m. at West Chester Library
West Chester public safety and weather experts will offer insight into severe weather predictions and how to react to severe weather warnings. Also learn how to prepare ahead of time for the potential of severe weather. Email Barb WIlson to register
Wildlife Management in Neighborhoods July 18, 7 to 9 p.m. at West Chester Library
Wildlife experts will offer important information on how to live harmoniously with wildlife in your own back yard, and steps to take when situations are not so harmonious. Email Barb Wilson to register
What Lies Beneath? September 17, 7 to 9 p.m. at West Chester Library
Learn about the public utilities, right-of-way and easements associated with residential properties. What is under the ground on your property and for what are you responsible? Also, learn how you can protect the infrastructure beneath the surface. Email Barb Wilson to register