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An officer using the Project Lifesaver device

In order to be eligible for the York Regional Police Project Lifesaver Program the following criteria must be met:

  • The participant must be monitored by a caregiver 24 hours a day, seven days per week
  • The participant must reside in York Region
  • The participant is not involved in unescorted activities such as walks, shopping or medical appointments that would create increased opportunities for wandering
  • The participant must be diagnosed by a qualified medical professional as having Alzheimer's, dementia, autism or any other medical issue that may cause the participant to wander and place them at risk. A doctor's note is required
  • The participant must not operate a motor vehicle

Contact Us

For more information, or to register for Project Lifesaver, contact:

Community Services
1-866-876-5423 ext. 6709   

For information on the history of Project Lifesaver, frequently asked questions orto learn about the new Protect and Locate (PAL) program, visit the Project Lifesaver website.