0690 Office of Emergency Services
0380 - EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SERVICES
Through the Emergency Management Services Program, the OES provides effective use of federal, state, and local resources, through the mutual aid system to jurisdictions whose resources and services are overextended in a disaster situation. Also, this program develops and coordinates a comprehensive state strategy related to an all-hazards approach that includes prevention, preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery consistent with the National Strategy on Homeland Security. Central to this effort is maintaining operational readiness at all levels of government. Within this program, the OES also trains emergency managers, responders, and state and local leaders in preparedness and response to all hazards.
0385 - SPECIAL PROGRAMS AND GRANT MANAGEMENT
The OES serves as the State Administering Agent for federal homeland security, emergency management, and victim services grants and is the primary liaison with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the United States Department of Homeland Security, and other federal agencies. Additionally, the OES serves as an advocate for local public safety, emergency management, and public and private agencies operating public safety and victim service programs. As part of its grant management role, the OES administers the California Disaster Assistance Act and provides eligible local agencies with financial assistance to recover from disasters. Included in this program is the State Threat Assessment Center which is the centerpiece of the State's intelligence information sharing environment and serves as the Governor's designated primary fusion center.
0395 - PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS
Public Safety Communications (PSC) serves the State of California by providing public safety communications to the State's first responders and oversight of the 9-1-1 system to the people of California. The PSC is dedicated to the preservation and protection of human life and public safety by delivering reliable and dependable communication services keeping the public connected during times of crisis.
9900 - ADMINISTRATION AND EXECUTIVE
The Administration and Executive Program provides the overall policy direction of the OES and support services such as accounting, fiscal, personnel, information technology, and business services.