Jefferson County Emergency Services in Birmingham Alabama

Address and phone number for Jefferson County Emergency Services, a Emergency Services, at Ste 1612, 2121 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Blvd, Birmingham AL.


Name
Jefferson County Emergency Services
Address
Ste 1612, 2121 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Blvd, Birmingham, Alabama, 35203
Phone
205-325-1440
Fax
256-845-1353
Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

About the Jefferson County Emergency Services

The Jefferson County Emergency Services, located in Birmingham, AL, acts as the lead Birmingham agency for emergency situations. The local Emergency Services agency works with federal, Alabama State, and Jefferson County agencies to prepare for emergencies, respond to emergencies, and provide emergency recovery services. Emergency Services responds to any emergency that poses a major threat to public safety or causes a significant disruption to civil society, including natural disasters, severe weather incidents, and civil unrest.

You may contact Emergency Services for questions about:
  • Birmingham emergency preparedness
  • Emergency management services
  • Natural disaster preparedness
  • Emergency first response services
  • Emergency Management Office jobs and employment
Emergency Services Plans

The Jefferson County Emergency Services prepares for emergency events by creating emergency plans. These plans include detailed procedures in the case of different emergencies, including the roles and responsibilities of Birmingham, Alabama state, and federal agencies. In the immediate period before a known emergency, such as a developing hurricane, Emergency Services coordinates with Jefferson County Public Safety agencies, Jefferson County Public Works agencies, Birmingham Utilities, and hospitals to minimize the emergency's impact and rapidly respond to the emergency.

Emergency Response Services in Birmingham, AL

In the case of a Birmingham emergency, Emergency Services coordinates response services through an Emergency Operations Center (EOC). An EOC has a communications network, an uninterruptible power supply, and resources to continuously manage and respond to the emergency. Emergency Services may activate the EOC before the emergency, in the case of known events, or immediately after the emergency, for events such as an earthquake. The EOC remains activated throughout the recovery period, and it can also be used during non-emergencies for Birmingham disaster planning and emergency preparedness training.

Emergency Preparedness Resources

In addition to coordinating emergency responses, the Jefferson County Emergency Services provides emergency preparedness resources for residents of Birmingham. These include resources on natural disasters, including hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, fires, and floods. Birmingham residents can use emergency preparedness resources to create their household disaster plans.

Birmingham Emergency Management Agencies

In Jefferson County, multiple agencies work together to provide Emergency Services. The Jefferson County Emergency Services coordinates with other government agencies at the Jefferson County, Alabama State, and federal level. These include the Department of Emergency Services, the Office of Emergency Services, and the Department of Civil Preparedness. At the federal level, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides Emergency Services as part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Local Emergency Services also works with the public and business community to prepare for emergencies or manage emergency responses.

Contact the Jefferson County Emergency Services

You may contact the Jefferson County Emergency Services by calling 205-325-1440, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Jefferson County Emergency Services, Ste 1612, 2121 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Blvd, Birmingham, Alabama, 35203.


Map of Jefferson County Emergency Services in Birmingham Alabama