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​​Request a Response

A 24-hour toll-free access phone number, (888) 522-7228, is maintained to request a response.

After hours, weekends, and holidays you will be transferred to the Kentucky Emergency Operations Center Duty Officer who will take your information and have a staff member call you back immediately.


The Kentucky Community Crisis Response Board (KCCRB), created under KRS Chapter 36 and Chapter 42, ensures an organized, rapid and effective response in the aftermath of crisis and disaster.

The KCCRB credentials and maintains a statewide network of trained professional volunteer responders and deploys rapid response teams to crisis and disaster sites.

The KCCRB will provide confidential crisis intervention services to your agency, community, school, and workplace following emotionally traumatic events at no cost to you or the agency.

Over 160 Volunteer Team Members from diverse disciplines are ready to respond:

  • Administrative
  • Air Service / Air Medical
  • Aux Fire Service Support
  • Aux Law Enforcement Support
  • Behavioral Health
  • Business/Industry
  • CADC
  • Disaster Professional/Paraprofessional
  • Education
  • Emergency Management
  • EMS, EMT
  • Faith-Based
  • Firefighter
  • Human Resources
  • Hospice
  • K-9 Team
  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Licensed Massage Therapist
  • Medical (nursing/physician/etc)
  • Military
  • Paramedic
  • Public Health
  • Search & Rescue

KHELPS

KCCRB partners with KHELPS (Kentucky Health Emergency Listing of Professionals for Surge)

KHELPS is used to register, notify, and inform individuals who are interested in volunteering in the event of an accidental or intentional emergency, or intentional emergency, or other public health care disaster.

To help meet behavioral health surge capacity needs, KHELPS is partnering with the KCCRB to allow psychologists, counselors, therapists and a broad array of trained disaster behavioral health outreach personnel to become involved. Volunteers will receive training in incident management and an orientation to disaster behavioral health on-line.​

Join the Team

Interested in Crisis Response? Join the Kentucky Community Crisis Response Team (KCCRT)!

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