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Mission Statement

Our mission is to keep children safe by preparing childcare programs and individuals to face and recover from disaster.

Description

BLOCKS Inc. is Building Links between Offices of emergency management, Childcare, and the community for Kids Safety and is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. BLOCKS Inc. formed i upon recognition of the overall lack of preparedness of childcare providers to mitigate, prepare, respond, or recover from disaster. BLOCKS Inc.’s focus is on providing educated emergency manager experience, expertise, and training to childcare organizations. BLOCKS Inc. understands that disaster cannot be prevented, but believes that much can be done to mitigate and prepare for it. Ultimately, prepared childcare organizations will respond better during a disaster and that response is what will "keep our children safe."

BLOCKS Inc. provides the following services and support:

  • Hazard Analysis
  • Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) creation and testing
  • Training and Public Education
  • Integration with Offices of Emergency Management
  • Community Outreach
  • Broadens childcare organization understanding of disaster preparedness requirements and improves emergency management understanding of childcare organization emergency management challenges and concerns

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