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Make Behavioral Health a Priority in Your Department

Sep 11, 2018: More than 100 firefighters and EMS providers commit suicide each year. A recent article from Forbes highlighted this epidemic in the fire service. We must all work together to break the stigma...
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Free Course: Preventing and Coping with Suicide in the Fire and Emergency Services

Sep 11, 2018: September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and the NVFC is offering its course Preventing and Coping with Suicide in the Fire and Emergency Services FREE for a limited time. This course examines...
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NVFC Awarded SAFER Grant to Help Recruit and Retain Firefighters

Sep 11, 2018: The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) was awarded a Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) grant by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The $2.8 million grant will span...
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NVFC Receives Federal Grant to Improve Responder Health and Safety

Sep 11, 2018: The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has been awarded a Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) grant by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to further its firefighter health and safety...
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Register for FREE Webinar: Particulate Blocking Hoods – How to Evaluate Your Choices

Sep 11, 2018: The National Volunteer Fire Council and W.L. Gore & Associates are providing a free webinar on Thursday, September 27, at 2pm ET on Particulate Blocking Hoods – How to Evaluate Your Choices. In...
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Free First Alert Carbon Monoxide Alarms Available to Registered Fire Corps Teams in Volunteer/Combination Departments

Sep 11, 2018: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 20,000 emergency room visits and over 400 deaths are attributed to carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning in the U.S. each year, making...
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