Programs & Services

Your Red Cross Greater Long Beach Chapter is here to help you prevent, prepare for and respond to life-threatening emergencies by providing the following services:

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Emergency and Disaster Response

The American Red Cross Greater Long Beach Chapter provides 24-hour emergency assistance to people affected by fires, floods and other disasters.

Orange County - Group Training CPR

Preparedness Education

The American Red Cross Greater Long Beach Chapter works everyday to ensure our community is ready for a disaster by training individuals, organizations and neighborhoods to safely respond to and quickly recover from emergencies.

Lifeguarding and Swimming

Health and Safety Classes

From first aid, CPR and bloodborne pathogens training to swimming and lifeguarding, and Babysitter's Training, the American Red Cross trains thousands of local residents each year in lifesaving skills through community and workplace courses offered. Click the link above to see a full list of courses offered in your area.

Blood Donations

Blood Services

At the American Red Cross we consider you our partner in providing a safe and adequate blood supply to the patients who need it. As our partner, we are concerned about your good health and making blood donation a positive experience.

Service to the Armed Forces

Service to the Armed Forces

Through our global communication and support network, the American Red Cross Greater Long Beach Chapter provides emergency communications and other services to support military families.

Elderly family members reunited thanks to Red Cross holocaust tracing services

International and War Victims Tracing

Our International Tracing Services can help families who are separated by armed conflict or disaster a way to restore contact. These services include locating missing loved ones, exchanging family messages and securing travel documents from the International Committee of the Red Cross to reunite separated family members.

Project Youth


The American Red Cross is proud to present ProjectYOUTH, a unique year-round service learning program offered free of charge, in which high school youth are given the skills, tools and resources to become future community leaders.