As First Responders, we serve our community as an all-volunteer EMS agency, 100% supported by donations. Although our volunteer members are not paid, they meet the same training requirements the NJOEMS has for paid services. Since we were established in 1947 the area we serve has grown tremendously, as has our call volume. Our dedicated members, despite much personal sacrifice, are proud to have continuously served our community though the most difficult times including responding to the 9/11 attacks and, despite devastating damage to our building, through Hurricanes Floyd, Irene and Sandy.
We are dispatched by the Franklin Township Police Department for 911 EMS calls in Franklin Township and Somerset County Emergency Services Dispatchers for 911 EMS calls in Millstone Borough, and provide mutual aid to surrounding areas as requested. We are members of the EMS Council of New Jersey’s Fifth District.
We respond to more than 600 calls per year, more than half of those during the day. We put over 10,000 miles per year on our 100% donation paid for ambulances, and our members are proudly put in over 3,500 hours of service per year. Each year those numbers increase as our calls for service keep increasing.
Are you looking for a truly satisfying way to make a difference in people’s lives when they need it the most? Do you want to learn the skills to help save lives and know what to do in an emergency? We are always looking for new members to join us. We have a wonderful group of members and we participate in numerous community activities. Our members come from diverse careers, backgrounds and cultures and range from age 16 to retirees. You will develop a sense of belonging that comes from working as a team and make life-long friendships along the way. As Abraham Lincoln said: "Next to creating a life, the finest thing a man can do is save one." click on the Join Now link above or call 732-873-8882.
East Millstone First Aid Squad: First Responders, 100% Volunteer, 100% Professional.
Neighbor helping neighbor. "Why we do it" is what sets us apart from the paid services. Our payments are often a hug, a wave at the supermarket, a heartfelt letter, or in person thanks. It's why we get up in the middle of the night to help someone. Knowing we helped our friends and neighbors when they needed it most is incomparably. We invite you to join us and see for yourself!
Line Officers for 2021
Chief: Christine Van Deursen
Deputy Chief: Jason Onuschak
Captain: Zuzanna Wlodarska
Lieutenant: Omar Khasawneh
Executive Officers for 2021
President: Marylyn Kampo
Vice President: Jim Heiser
Treasurer: Rose Masiello
Secretary: Vena Shimalla
Trustee: Christine Van Deursen
Trustee: Gary Onka
Trustee: Joe Lesky
East Millstone First Aid Squad held a Community CPR Class at Somerset Run. This was a CPR class where we provide information and actual practice on how to do Hands Only CPR and use a Defibrillator. Somerset Run has 3 defibrillators in strategic areas and wanted people to know how to use them. This is our 6th class we have done for them. All in all we have taught this class to over 120 people in the development.
As a 100% volunteer, 100% funded by donations first aid squad we have always relied and depended upon donations to enable us to provide Emergency Medical Services and help our friends and neighbors in their times of greatest need. We recently had a member go above and beyond securing much needed donations for us.
Our squad would like to thank our cadet member, George Mitev (pictured above), for organizing a donation drive for us. George collected over 80 donations from his fellow members of the Streamline Aquatics Club. The items donated included granola bars, snacks, coffee, water, and sanitizers to keep our members fueled and safe. They are much appreciated during these times of the continuing pandemic. Our sincerest thanks to all of you for donating and a great big thanks to George for putting this together!