The IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery is a one-of-a-kind addiction treatment facility specializing in PTSD for IAFF members – and IAFF members only – who are struggling with addiction, PTSD other related behavioral health challenges to receive the help they need in taking the first steps toward recovery. It is a safe haven for members to talk with other members who have faced or overcome similar challenges.

I.A.F.F. Local 485 is the Association representing the 160 members of the St.Catharines Fire Services. These members comprise the Fire Suppression, Fire Prevention, Communications, & Training divisions.

I.A.F.F. Local 485 is a 100% Union House, whereby all personnel of the St.Catharines Fire Services (with the exception of Management) are members of Local 485.