Office of Emergency Management

OEM Paul Snyder 

PwayLogo-OEMWebThe Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is the Township’s official lifeline to federal, state and county resources should a need arise to mobilize and help Piscataway residents.  Responding to emergencies such as natural disasters, hazardous materials spills, a mass victim incident or a building collapse is managed by OEM Coordinator Paul Snyder and volunteers whom are part of our local Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).  OEM is charged with evacuation and sheltering of residents if needed.

OEM is always looking for more people from the community to be a part of our CERT.  The training program lasts over eight weeks and includes instruction on search & rescue, working with non-profits such as the Red Cross, finding shelter for residents displaced by a structure fire and other emergency response measures.  If you are interested, please contact Mr. Paul Snyder at (732) 562-7621 or

Following is a list of useful general resources.  If you wish to go to a website, please click on the appropriate Internet address.

Paul Snyder - Coordinator
(732) 562-7621
(Federal Emergency Management Agency)
Assistance for Claims:
1 (800) 621-FEMA1 (800) 621-3362

People with speech or hearing disabilities (TTY):
1 (800) 462-7585
Info Line of Central Jersey 1 (888) 908-INFO (4636)
Middlesex County Board of Social Services

252 Madison Ave
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
(Programs include: cash assistance, food stamps, & medical assistance.)
Perth Amboy Office:
(732) 324-5500

New Brunswick Office:
(800) 762-4252
Red Cross 1 (800) 438-4636

1 (800) 257-7575
Salvation Army

433 State Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08862
(732) 826-7040

(800) SAL-ARMY
(800) 725-2769
USA government online resources & assistance for finding loved ones, health & safety information, help for survivors, telephone hotlines, and replacing your vital documents.