Tips for Emergency Preparedness
Friday, July 19, 2019 10:30am to 12:00pm
Endependence Center, Inc.
6300 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard, Norfolk

Logo-Are You Prepared? with pictures of various types of disasters (i.e., biohazard, flood, tornado, fire, Red Cross, Bicycle)

Are You Prepared for a Disaster?

This training will provide valuable tips and things to think about related to preparing for emergencies. We will cover information about what you need to have, what to do in an emergency, knowing your evacuation zone, dealing with heat and cold, what storm strength and language means, when to shelter-in-place or evacuate, transportation and much more! We will have a guest speaker, Scott Mahone, Deputy Emergency Manager from the City of Norfolk assist with this training. Come join us for information, discussion and tips that you can use and share with others.

Fair Housing Seminar Summary
Endependence Center, Inc. (ECI) had an excellent turn out to the Fair Housing Seminar hosted on June 18, 2019 at Oasis Social Ministry in Portsmouth. Housing Coordinator, Vantoria Clay, provided insight on what fair housing regulations are, but also how they apply to all aspects of housing including shelters. We want to thank everyone who attended. If you have questions about fair housing, please feel free to contact ECI, (757) 461-8007.