Swift911 Frequently Asked Questions
What is Swift911?
Swift 911 is an ultra high-speed communication service for sending alert notifications and information. Alerts can go out as telephone calls to land lines or cell phones, or as emails or text messages.
What kinds of Swift911 messages go out?
Emergencies: Every resident and business registered in the system will receive emergency alerts.
Targeted Situations: If a situation affects only a certain area — for example, a water main break or utility outage — only those geographically located in that area will receive a targeted message.
General Notifications: Special messages regarding particular topics — such as recycling, garbage, property tax notifications, health department programs, and Township events — are sometimes sent.
Note: The information within the Swift911 system is used only for the purpose of these types of notifications.
What should I do?
Use the website link (at www.livingstonnj.org) to access the Swift911 system. Sign up, or sign in, any time and make sure all your information is up to date. You can add emails, landlines and cell numbers. Enroll each person in your family separately so that everyone receives important messages.
Why create an Account?
The Swift 911 system uses a publicly available list of phone numbers for residents & businesses. So:
What if I don’t have a computer?
If you don’t have access to a computer, complete the Swift 911 Registration Form and return it to: Township of Livingston, Attn: Swift911, 357 S. Livingston Ave., Livingston, NJ 07039.
To change your info or unsubscribe, send your information to the address above and note your changes or request that you be removed, or complete the Swift 911 Registration Form and check the “Change info” box or the “Remove me” box at the bottom left.
What if I move?
You can choose to unsubscribe at any time. If you have no access to a computer, send your information to the address above and request that you be removed, or complete the Swift 911 Registration Form and check the “Remove me” box at the bottom left. If you can visit the website, simply log into the system and choose that option.