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COMMONWEALTH EMERGENCY CRISIS RESPONSE

Commonwealth Emergency Crisis Response is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to be an elite emergency service agency that employs EMS providers with extensive training and experience with mental health related emergencies. Offering community education and engagement, training for public safety agencies, emergency quick response EMS services, and pre-arranged EMS standby services, Commonwealth Emergency Crisis Response offers a comprehensive range of services.

Please consider making a tax-deductible contribution to enable us to provide advanced training for our staff, expand our services, and create a revolutionary model that can be utilized nationwide!

Our Federal Tax Identification Number is 87-2278429


**Disclaimer: Commonwealth Emergency Crisis Response makes no express or implied claim to be a mental healthcare authority or agency, nor to be affiliated, contracted, or employed by such authority or agency. CECR does not provide counseling, case management, or crisis intervention services. CECR is an EMS agency licensed at the level of Quick Response Service by the Pennsylvania Department of Health Bureau of Emergency Medical Services. CECR staffs emergency medical technicians certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Health who are provided with additional training and/or education to enhance pre-hospital EMS care of patients who are suffering from a mental health challenge. All CECR patient care interactions are handled within the parameters and scope of practice set forth for EMS Agencies by the Pennsylvania Department of Health under the EMS Act and all other applicable laws and regulations.**

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THE CANINE SERVICES UNIT (CSU)

A CREATIVE AND INTERACTIVE APPROACH TO MENTAL HEALTHCARE

Commonwealth Emergency Crisis Response utilizes working dogs to perform community and K-12 school outreach, mental health education, and to promote mental wellbeing.

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WHAT WE DO

We are revolutionizing mental healthcare by staffing EMTs that are specially trained and prepared to effectively handle mental health emergencies. As a result, we are creating a hybrid response model that is capable of providing un-paralleled care for our patients' psychological and physiological needs.

EMERGENCY MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS RESPONSE.

Our EMS providers are provided with mental health and crisis intervention training to ensure that we provide effective, trauma-informed and compassionate care to all persons experiencing mental health crises.

ESTABLISHING A COMPREHENSIVE MENTAL HEALTHCARE NETWORK.

We are collaborating with and utilizing other non-profit mental health organizations and resources and public safety entities to expedite and simplify access to mental healthcare and services.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION.

CECR is an accredited EMS continuing education sponsor, and provides both free and low cost training opportunities to public safety agencies and the members of our communities.

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