Western Mass Emergency Medical Services

Effective June 27 2022 our office has been re-located to the second floor at 168 Industrial Drive Northampton. Our phone and fax numbers are the same. If you are dropping off paperwork, please ring the bell by the stairwell on the first door to the right as you enter; you may also call us at 413-586-6065 and we can meet you downstairs.

EMS and First Responders: Please continue to check our COVID-19 pages in the menu above for state-issued guidance/waivers/advisories/administrative requirements. The STATE of EMERGENCY is over but waivers/policies may have been continued or re-issued. We will make every effort to update you.

All meetings are virtual until further notice.

Governor Baker issued an executive order on 3/12/2020 suspending or altering MGL 30 OPEN MEETING LAW requirements. Legislation to extend these requirements 3/31/25 has been signed by the Governor. Until further notice, the majority of meetings will be virtual on the Zoom platform. Please reach out to us at WMEMS for the link to a scheduled meeting. You must request the link no later than 24 hours pror to the meeting start time. If/When in-person meetings are scheduled we will post the location on our calendar.

We enjoy your visits, however we are unable to invite you into our office space due to restrictions in place by the VNA. We are happy to chat with you in the lobby or out in the fresh air, or by phone!

Western Mass Emergency Medical Services

WMEMS Committee, Inc., is a regional nonprofit corporation committed to improving the delivery of emergency medical services to residents of Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire counties in western Massachusetts.

Designated by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the committee coordinates communication among and enhances the efficiency of providers of EMS including, ambulance services, first responders and hospital emergency departments. Through its work, the committee evaluates and sets standards of quality for regional EMS, offering training, education and medical services research opportunities and developing appropriate protocols and policies for implementation.

As a regional corporation, the committee seeks regular input and broad representation on its board from the communities and constituencies it serves: consumers, municipal governments, hospitals, ambulance services and other providers of emergency medical services across the four-county area.

There are five regions in Massachusetts. Western Massachusetts EMS serves Region 1, which includes Berkshire County, the majority of Franklin County, Hampden County and Hampshire County.


Western Massachusetts Emergency Medical Services Inc.

168 Industrial Drive, Northampton, MA 01060

M-F 0800-1600

Closed on State/Federal Holidays

Office: 413-586-6065

Fax: 413-586-0947


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