Decision Tree Portfolio
University of Phoenix
January 21, 2012
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The Portfolio for my Decision Tree is concerning a residential fire. The first place that would be called is 911. The dispatchers in our area immediately contact the local and closest fire station(s) to respond. The following takes place after 911 has been called. The 911 dispatchers contact the police and fire departments arrive, the firefighters ensure the house has been vacated and all residents have been accounted for. If the family has pets they are accounted for as well, if possible. The first responders assist with contacting other agencies to find shelter for the family.
One of our local agencies is The Community Action Partnership which can secure shelter for the evening and longer, provide clothing, food, medications, and hygiene supplies. Health and welfare services are contacted which include emergency health care and emergency funds. If medical evaluations are necessary the support systems will ensure that the victims are taken to the hospital for care.
* What is the best way to access the organization’s services?
The first responders are contacted through 911.
The Community Action Partnership
1910 Industrial Way
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815
* Is this the best number to call? Yes
* What are the extents of the services offered?
The Community Action Partnership (CAP) offers food through a food bank and for emergencies; they offer clothing, can assist with emergency medications and medical treatment and contact shelters for housing.
* What are the criteria for clients to receive these services? Who is eligible?
Community Action Partnership assists anyone in the community who meets the federal low income guidelines. However, they have emergency funds and staff to assist in emergencies such as fire. In the case of an...