American Legion Community Ambulance


20 Soule Street
Jewett City, CT 06351

Phone:    (860) 376-3080
  Fax:        (860) 376-7703  

Emergency Dial

  • Our ambulances are staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year with at least 2 EMTs.


  • We serve Griswold and Jewett City and provide mutual aid to the surrounding towns of Lisbon, Plainfield and Voluntown.
  • Griswold Community Ambulance responds to approximately 1,000 emergency calls per year.
  • We provide emergency medical care at the scene of car accidents, patients suffering from cardiovascular and respiratory distress, burns,

traumas, diabetic patients, allergic reactions and many other emergencies.

  • We transport primarily to the William W. Backus Hospital, a level II trauma center.
  • If you have any questions or need more information please call 376-3080.

Our Beginnings


On August 2, 1941 E. E. Gilbert donated the first ambulance to

American Legion Post #15.

Since then the American Legion Community Ambulance, or

Griswold Community Ambulance

has provided Emergency Medical Services and transportation to the

residents of Griswold and Jewett City.

Antique Ambulance



William Czymr Michele Pendleton - Privacy/Training Officer

Vice Chair

Bryan Ayers Jim LePage - Vehicle Officer


Frank Way Jason Beaumont - Building and Supplies


Beth Poole Brian Ayers- Infectious Control


  Betty Knox
  Rick Martin

Contact us:   28 Main Street          Griswold, CT 06351          Phone:  860 376-7060          Fax:  860 376-7070

Town Hall Hours:     Monday - Wednesday  8:30 am – 4:00 pm      Thursday   8:30 am – 6:30 pm.     Friday   8:30 am – 1:00 pm

For all delays, cancellations  & closings, Call the Municipal Hot Line 376-7060, Ext. 2  First Selectman Office Fax 860-376-7109

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