This is the central information hub for Emergency Support Services (ESS) in the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine (RDKS).
ESS volunteers provide short-term (up to 72 hours) assistance to evacuees affected by an emergency or natural disaster such as fire, flood, landslide or earthquake. This includes access to basic needs such as food, clothing, lodging and other specialized services. The goal of ESS is to help people re-establish themselves as quickly as possible after a disaster.
ESS RDKS is currently comprised of FOUR community teams:
The ESS RDKS Program provides support, training and resources. We welcome all communities, First Nations and individuals to get involved.
This Volunteer Portal Empowers Registered ESS Responders to:
For more information please contact:
ESS RDKS Program Manager – Naomi Gourlay, Emergency Support Services Director, email@example.com
Hazeltons – Jude Hobenshield, Emergency Support Services Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kitimat – Rhonda Masch, Team Leader, email@example.com
Skeena Valley – Michelle Taylor, Emergency Support Services Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Stikine Region – Silvana Quigley, Emergency Support Services Director, email@example.com
Portal Support – Megan Glover, Volunteer Administration, firstname.lastname@example.org
phone: 250-615-6100 (toll free 1-800-663-3208)
ESS provides short-term assistance to people who have been forced to evacuate their homes due to an emergency or natural disaster.
ESS volunteers plan and provide services including: