About the Team

CMSART: Participating in search and rescue missions throughout New England since 1992.

Dedicated Volunteers

We are a completely volunteer organization comprised of skilled men and women from the Worcester County and Eastern Massachusetts area. Our members are concerned participants who volunteer their time, money, physical comfort and safety to save lives and promote wilderness safety.

Supporting Law Enforcement and Emergency Management Agencies

The team provides law enforcement and other state agencies throughout New England with 24-hour emergency response assistance for ground search and rescue operations, often in rough terrain and under harsh weather conditions. We are trained to operate in the field, day or night, and can deploy a variety of search tactics.

A Trusted Partner in Search and Rescue

CMSART is a registered search and rescue resource for the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Management, Mass. State Police Tactical Operations Unit, Northeast Wilderness Search and Rescue Association, New England Alzheimer’s Association, the Department of Conservation & Recreation, as well as numerous local police and fire departments. Each year we contribute thousands of man-hours in a variety of search efforts. These agencies depend upon our organization to improve their ability to find missing persons and injured victims.

Trained and Certified to Help

Our team members are trained to NASAR‘s SAR tech II standard. We will respond to requests for assistance from any official agency (police, fire, emergency response agencies). Our team can be activated any time day or night – 24/7/365.

Central Massachusetts Search and Rescue Team, Inc. is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation.