Local Emergency Response Organizations


Lamar-Delta County Medical Reserve Corps Logo

Lamar-Delta County Medical Reserve Corps

Established Nov 2006, the Lamar-Delta County Medical Society is a constituent of the Texas Medical Association. Our members provide health services to residents in 13 surrounding counties including Northeast Texas and Southeast Oklahoma. We are partnered with Paris Regional Medical Center and the Lamar County Chapter of the American Red Cross.

707 Lamar Suite C-2
Paris, TX 75460

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Lamar County Chapter of the American Red Cross

The Lamar County Chapter of the American Red Cross recruits and trains volunteers to help deliver services throughout its jurisdiction. With the help of our dedicated volunteers, the Red Cross is the preeminent provider of the life saving services, including disaster preparedness, emergency social services, and health and safety training. Be a hero and get involved!

2673 N. Main St. Suite F
Paris, TX 75460

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The Lamar County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (LCARES)

The LCARES provides voluntary emergency HAM communications during the times of need, serving the ARRL West Gulf Division, North Texas Section, District 8. ARES is part of the Red River Valley Amateur Radio Club.

Lamar County ARES Emergency Director
Kelly Collins by e-mail, click here.

Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT) Disaster Response Logo

Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT) Disaster Response

Texas Baptist Men serve in cooperation with SBC Disaster Relief and have an extensive network of trained personnel and resources strategically placed for immediate deployment. Texas Baptist Men provide immediate relief including, but not limited to the following: feeding units, laundry and shower units, mud out teams, childcare unit, chainsaw teams, and box ministry. These ministries provided by Texas Baptist Men allow those affected to  begin the recovery process. Volunteers are an important part of any  disaster plan. Specialized training is available. If you would like to  volunteer, please contact the Texas Baptist Men office at the numbers  listed.

Texas Baptist Men by e-mail by clicking here.

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The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is responsible for long term feeding of the masses during a disaster. Serving in 109 countries around the world, The Salvation Army is ideally placed to support communities when disaster strikes and is proud to work in partnership with the Rotary ShelterBox program.

350 W. Kaufman St
Paris, TX 75460