Emergency Management

  • Canton High School - 900 Washington Street (Primary)
  • Galvin Middle School - 55 Pecunit Street (Secondary)
  • Regional Shelters - Operated by the MEMA and Red Cross
In the event you and/or your family need to utilize the above shelters, bring with you if possible:
  • 1 sleeping bag and 2 blankets per person
  • 1 pillow per person
  • essential toilet articles, towels, toothpaste, etc.
To inquire if a shelter is operational or if you require transportation to a shelter, call Emergency Management.

Important Numbers

Life Threatening Emergencies

For life threatening emergencies please call in order:
  • 911
  • Fire Department: 781-828-1313
  • Police Department: 781-821-5090

Electrical Power Problems

  • N-STAR: 1-800-592-2000

Fallen Trees, Limbs, Etc.

  • Public Works: 781-821-5023
  • Police: 781-821-5090
  • Emergency Management: 781-575-6626

Utilities, Water, Gas, & Phone


Massachusetts Alerts Smartphone App: https://www.mass.gov/service-details/massachusetts-alerts-smartphone-app

MEMA Twitter: https://twitter.com/MassEMA

National Weather Service: http://www.weather.gov/

Massachusetts Power Outages: http://mema.mapsonline.net/public.html

MBTA Winter Weather: https://www.mbta.com/winter