SAFER Initiative

FASNY, SAFER, And You

Due in part to a growing and increasingly complex mission, it has become difficult for New York’s volunteer fire departments to recruit and retain members.

To address this vital need for volunteers, FASNY secured a US Department of Homeland Security Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant. This large award supports a statewide recruitment and retention effort to keep the volunteer firefighters already serving their communities and add an additional 15,000 firefighters by 2015. This will translate into improving fire operations by reducing response times of departments throughout New York State.

Your Role:

Each department has a stake in the success of our SAFER activities. We need you to:

 

NEW RESOURCES AVAILABLE FOR YOUR DEPARTMENT:

 

Recruitment Resources
Tuition Reimbursement