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Community Outreach & Educational Services

Programs

Training 

  • CPR Training
  • Fire Extinguisher Training
  • General Fire Safety

 

Residential Knox-Boxes

The City of Green has Knox Boxes which are secure, residential key safes that are only accessible to first responders. Residential Knox Boxes are available FREE to residents on a first come, first serve basis for those most at risk or need such as seniors, shut ins or families with known medical or mobility issues – contact Green Fire at (330) 896-6610.

Smoke Detectors

The City of Green partners with the Red Cross to offer smoke-detectors, a program that offers free smoke detectors based on need and income levels. To see if you qualify, visit getasmokealarm.org or call Green Fire for more information at (330) 896-6610.

Life Alert Programs

The City of Green offers Life Alert, a wearable, medical alert system specifically designed to protect seniors and all family members in a home health emergency, FREE to seniors in Green who qualify – contact Direction Home at (877) 770-5558.

Senior Shut Ins

For seniors or those unable to leave their homes, the Summit County Sheriff Department offers a senior visit program that teams a local sheriff deputy with residents to check in on them on a regular basis. Contact Policing at the Summit County Sheriff Department at (330) 643-2181.

Community Paramedicine

The City of Green Fire offers support to the elderly population to promote safe independent living through our Community Paramedicine program. Our paramedicine specialists will serve as patient advocates and help to assist in patient compliance with recommended treatment. For family members or residents interested in learning more, contact (330) 896-6610.

Green Outreach Team (GO Team)

The Green Outreach (GO) Team is the City of Green's Quick Response Team that visits homes where an overdose or drug use was part of an EMS call the prior week.  The team consists of a fire medic, sheriff deputy and social worker whose goal is to help those in need seek help from addiction.  Since the team formed in January 2017, they have visited more than 120 homes with all most half agreeing to treatment.  If you'd like the GO team to visit someone in need, please contact the City of Green Fire Division at (330) 896-6610.

 

Need Help Now?

Prescription Drug Disposal

To properly and safely dispose of unwanted, expired, or unused prescription drugs, the following options are available:

The Summit County Sheriff Department Training Center, located at 2825 Greensburg Road, has a drug disposal drop-off box. Drop off is Monday – Friday from 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

The Summit County Sheriff participates in the annual DEA National Drug Take Back Days in April and October (typically the last Saturday of the month) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In the City of Green, the Take Back Days are hosted at the Summit County Sheriff office located at Fire Station #2, 393 East Turkeyfoot Lake Road.

  • Drug Disposal Pouches

Through a partnership with the Safe RX Regional Collaborative, the City of Green has drug disposal bags available to residents free of charge. The bags contain a charcoal insert that when activated renders the drug inactive and safe for disposal in the trash. The bags are available at the following locations:

-          Central Administration Building, 1755 Town Park Blvd., Monday – Friday from  8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

-          Fire Station #1, 4200 Massillon Road, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m., daily

Aluminum Cans for Burned Children (ACBC)

The receptacles are located behind Fire Station #1 located 1900 Steese Road. Please limit your donations to aluminum cans only. For other recycling options, please click here.