Minnesota Responds

MN Responds is a partnership that integrates local, regional, and statewide volunteer resources to assist our public health and healthcare systems. It is part of a national initiative to coordinate and mobilize volunteers during an emergency.

Minnesota Responds central region

Resources for Volunteers


When you attend training, update your profile online and submit copies of certificates to your local administrator for verification!

Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP)

If you are a state or local emergency responder (including MRC), training is completely funded by DHS at no cost to you or your jurisdiction. They fly you into Atlanta airport, pick you up, transport you to the CDP, and provide all meals and lodging. Visit the Center for Domestic Preparedness website.