Health & Safety

  1. Animal Shelter

    Animal control officers are given the responsibility of enforcing all local and state laws pertaining to the welfare, control and safe handling of animals.

  2. Emergency Management

    The City of West Haven is focused and planning ahead in the event of a disaster. Natural or man-made disasters, including hurricanes, or different forms, such as terrorism, require strategic planning, building public awareness, and the development of hazardous mitigation and emergency response plans.

  3. Fire Departments

    The City of West Haven has 3 fire departments that service the City and surrounding area.

  4. Health Department

    The Health Department's goal is is to prevent illness and promote health.

  5. Police

    The West Haven Police Department provides professional, knowledgeable and thorough law enforcement services to ensure the safety and well-being of all people, with constant awareness of the diverse needs of the individuals and community.

  6. Probate Court

    The Probate Court of West Haven services West Haven residents in relation to decedent’s estate matters, conservatorships, commitments, name changes, adoptions, terminations of parental rights and multiple types of guardianship matters.