The Harwich Community Center
 100 Oak Street
Harwich, MA

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Phone Contacts
& Individual Department Hours



Building Hours
Monday - Friday
6:00AM - 10:00PM

9:00AM - 5:00PM


We are handicap-accessible
and equipped with a TDD phone
with brail signage
throughout the center.

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Harwich Emergency Management


Lee Culver, Director
Please email for appointment


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Visit the FEMA website for information on preventative measures which can save you from costly future repairs.


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Harwich Emergency Management provides an effective and orderly governmental control and coordination of emergency operations within
The scope of Massachusetts Statues

Develops and maintains Harwich’s Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan providing emergency management planning for the entire Town

Coordinates emergency management activities, services, training and programs within the Town

Serves as a liaison to Massachusetts Emergency Management and other local emergency management agencies and organizations

Serves as a liaison and the coordinator of all Harwich requests for State and Federal assistance during pre and post-disaster operation


Harwich Emergency Management is staffed by a Director, appointed by the Board of Selectmen, who receives a stipend from the Town

All other members of the staff are town employees who donate their time during an emergency

Emergency Management also has a large number of volunteers who are used during the year to provide assistance where needed

Disaster strikes anytime and anywhere, It takes many forms- a hurricane, a blizzard, a flood, a fire or a hazardous spill, an act of nature or an act of terrorism. It builds over days or weeks, or it hits suddenly, without warning. Every year, millions of Americans face disaster, and its terrifying consequences. Often Harwich residents become affected by these events.




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