An essential component of the Glendale Fire Department’s vision of “Community First” is through community education related to life safety, environmental protection, and property conservation. Our Public Education Office schedules the following activities for youth:
- Fire Station Visits
- Fire Apparatus Demonstrations
- Special Community Event Participation
- Recruitment Fairs
GUIDELINES FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION REQUESTS
- To request a public education event, please call (818) 548-6404.
- A minimum of 3 week's advance notice is required.
- Have more than 1 date in case the first choice is unavailable.
- Only requests for 1st grade and higher will be granted. No visits for preschool or kindergarten.
- No birthday or personal parties.
- Educational opportunities for businesses are available upon request.
- Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training (Adult)
Free emergency preparedness and disaster response training for people who work and live in Glendale. Learn how to take care of yourself, your family, and your community during an emergency. Be a responder, not a victim. Click here for more information.
- Hoover High School Police and Fire Academy (Grades 10-12)
The Hoover High School Academy is designed to educate and encourage teens who are interested in the police or fire service. Students are able to take part in the program during their 10th thru 12th grade years.
- Junior Fire Program (Grade 5)
For over 50 years, the Glendale Fire Department has proudly been presenting the Jr. Fire Program to all 5th grade students in both public and private schools in Glendale. Students learn about the Fire Triangle, Fire Safety Rules, Emergency Preparedness, and much more. Call 818-548-6404 for more information.
- READY, SET, GO!
Preparing for a wildfire starts with 3 simple steps: Ready, Set, Go. These steps incorporate both making your home more resistant to wildfires and ensuring that your family is ready to evacuate early and safely when wildfire happens.
- 911 for Kids: Public Education and disaster preparedness resource.
- U.S. Fire Administration For Kids: Fire Safety education
- SPARKY: Educational activities taught by Sparky.
- Fire Friends: Provides safety information to reduce death, and injuries caused by Juvenile fire-setting.
- National Fire Protection Association: Get safety tips to keep your family healthy and safe.
- Children Car Seat Safety:Learn how to protect children while in cars including the proper installation of car seats by clicking on the Parent Central section of the Safer Car website.
- Car Seat Installation: Glendale Police Department (GPD) and the Altandena CHP office conducts inspections of car seat installations. GPD conducts car seat safety checks and installation on Wednesdays by appointment only. To schedule an appointment with GPD, please call 818-548-3132. Altadena CHP conducts installations/inspections on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please call, 626-296-8100.
- Youth Crisis Line: A great resource for those who need assistance and someone to talk to.
- Driving Safety: Learn more about the dangers of distracted driving.
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