Children’s Disaster Services

Workshop dates and locations

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LaVerne, California
March 23 - 24, 2019

LaVerne Church of the Brethren
2425 E. Street
LaVerne, CA 91750

Local Contact: Kathy Benson
Telephone: 909-837-7103

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Chicago, Illinois (CLS specific)
April 10 - 11, 2019

Chicago, IL

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North Manchester, Indiana (CLOSED)
April 12 - 13, 2019

Manchester University
604 E. College Avenue
North Manchester, IN 46962

Local Contact: Zander Willoughby
Phone: 260-982-5108

This workshop is full. To be placed on the waiting list please email us at

New York, New York
May 2 , 2019

NYDIS Offices
4 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036

Local Contact: Helena Duran
Telephone: 646-809-2670

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CDS workshops, including what to expect and what to bring.

For more information, contact:

Children’s Disaster Services, 
800-451-4407, option 5

In lieu of online registration, you may print out and mail the registration form:
Volunteer Workshop Registration Form (PDF)


  • $45.00 - early registration fee includes all meals, curriculum, and one overnight
  • $55.00 - late registration fee when mailed less than three weeks before
  • $25.00 - retraining fee

Workshops are scheduled throughout the year. To be notified of upcoming workshops, please send an e-mail with your name, address, and e-mail address to:

For more information contact:
Children's Disaster Services, 800-451-4407, ext. 5